Lost Ladybug Project http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/275/all en Rare Nine-spotted Ladybug Found in L.A.! http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/rare-nine-spotted-ladybug-found-la <p>During Bug Fair, I found a ladybug in the Museum&rsquo;s Nature Gardens, that didn&rsquo;t look familiar. It didn&rsquo;t have any spots, but it somehow looked different than all the other no-spotted ladybugs I&rsquo;d seen before. I took its photo, posted it to our <a href="http://www.inaturalist.org/projects/nature-gardens-survey-nhm-los-angeles" target="_blank">Nature Gardens Survey</a> on<em> iNaturalist</em>, and then totally forgot about it.</p> <p><em>Nine-spotted ladybug, photo taken by Harsi Parker</em></p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/rare-nine-spotted-ladybug-found-la" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/rare-nine-spotted-ladybug-found-la#comments Bug Fair Claremont First Fridays Harsi Parker ladybug Ladybugs Lost Ladybug Project Nature Gardens nine-spotted ladybug Richard Smart Blog Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:19:58 +0000 Richard Smart 872 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Ladybugs Make Me Smile http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/ladybugs-make-me-smile <p>A few weeks ago, I was having a terrible day at work. The next day, my friend and colleague, Kristina Lockaby, &nbsp;brought me a card that said, &quot;Ladybugs make me smile.&quot; This is so true.</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/ladybugs-make-me-smile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/ladybugs-make-me-smile#comments Chilocorus cacti Citizen Science Ladybugs Lost Ladybug Project Richard Hayden twice-stabbed ladybug Blog Sat, 19 Jan 2013 05:00:00 +0000 admin 706 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Ladybug Central http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/ladybug-central <p>New Ladybug Record For North CampusOn a recent jaunt around the Museum I found a new ladybug record for the North Campus. Yes, I do get paid to walk around outside and look for insects (awesome job)! I also get paid to keep track of all the creatures we find out there and make sure they are added to our ever expanding North Campus species list. Including this new record, we have found seven different species of ladybugs in the North Campus!</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/ladybug-central" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/ladybug-central#comments convergent ladybug insects Ladybugs Lost Ladybug Project seven-spotted ladybug twice-stabbed ladybug two-spotted ladybugs Blog Wed, 23 Mar 2011 05:08:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 640 at http://www.nhm.org/nature Community Science (aka Citizen Science) http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/community-science-aka-citizen-science <div>If you read the previous post, you already know the basic idea of the North Campus. Now let's talk more about citizen science. We have three citizen science projects, what we like to call Community Science, that anyone can participate in. </div><p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/community-science-aka-citizen-science" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/community-science-aka-citizen-science#comments Citizen Science Community Science Exposition Park LA Spider Survey LLOLA Lost Ladybug Project Lost Lizards of Los Angeles Blog Thu, 10 Mar 2011 05:41:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 642 at http://www.nhm.org/nature