The ladybird is a species of small beetle which can be found everywhere around the world.
Behind the scenes
'Ladybird' is the term used in Commonwealth, however the official name for this family of beetle is 'coccinellidae'. Other nations and groups give various names to the same beetle, including;
- 'Ladybug' - a term which originates from North America.
- 'Lady cow' - another term used, however from an unknown origin.
- 'Ladybird beetle' or 'lady beetle' - the preferred term of entomologists.
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