Crawlies with Cri

Crawlies with Cri: Ashy-gray lady beetle (Olla v-nigrum)

This week’s crawly reminds us to never judge a beetle by its cover. Meet the ashy-gray lady beetle (Olla v-nigrum).Our first fun fact – ashy-grays come in two forms: the pictured form which gives them their moniker and a black form which gives them their scientific name “nigrum” which means “black” in Latin and the “v” stands for “variation”. The black form of the ashy-gray also sports two red . . .

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