Why are ladybugs called ladybugs?

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Ladybugs are called ladybugs because long ago, some farmer's started to call them that name. They gave them the name to honor Mary, the Mother of God. The name was not started for any scientific reasons. You can find more information here: http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0EPG/is_n3_v29/ai_16657945/
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