What Eats Ladybugs?

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The ladybug is a helpful insect that eats harmful insects that damage gardens and other plants. The ladybug is food for birds and the larva of the lacewing will eat the larva of the ladybug. However, the ladybug has a defense of tasting bad when a bird attempts to eat them.
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Ladybug appetites make them beneficial insects for the garden and for orchards. One species, seven-spot ladybug or Coccinella septempunctata, was exported to North America from Europe
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Ladybugs can be a gardeners best friend. They are often used to control such insect pests as aphids, scales, and mites, which they eat. Several species of ladybugs do feed on plants
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Ladybugs eat aphids,fruits,and vegtabals.
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Some things that are in nature that eat ladybugs are spiders, lizards and crickets. Because ladybugs are so small they do not provide a large meal, but these insects and small reptiles enjoy them just the same.
Surprisingly there are very few animals or insects that will prey on ladybugs. Ladybugs have a defense mechanism that emits an unpleasant odor to it's predators. While most find the odor offensive and move on to another meal, stinkbugs, spiders and toads will not shy away from a ladybug meal.
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