Convergent ladybug

Hippodamia convergens

Habitat: This California native takes its name from the two converging white lines on the shield-like part that covers its head. Huge groups of insects, with as many as 13 spots, head up to mountain retreats where they can overwinter in safety.

This California native takes its name from the two converging white lines on the shield-like part that covers its head. Huge groups of insects, with as many as 13 spots, head up to mountain retreats where they can overwinter in safety.