Convergent Lady Beetle
Convergent lady beetle - Hippodamia convergens is one of our native ladybugs and the one that you will normally receive when buying from an insectiary. Convergent lady beetle is among the most common lady beetle species throughout North America and is an important natural enemy of aphids, scale, thrips and other soft-bodied insects. It will also feed on pollen and nectar from flowers when prey is scarce. The common name comes from the converging white lines on the shield behind the head.