Translation of ladybug in Spanish:

ladybug

mariquita, n.

Pronunciation /ˈleɪdɪbʌɡ//ˈleɪdiˌbəɡ/

noun

US

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    mariquita feminine
    petaca feminine Colombia
    chinita feminine Chile
    San Antonio masculine Uruguay
    vaca de San Antón feminine Argentina
    • They are multicolored Asian ladybugs or ladybird beetles, first introduced to the southern United States to control aphids.
    • After the read aloud, the text was extended as children examined pictures of a cricket, a ground beetle, and ladybugs, and they made comments and comparisons.
    • The larvae of ladybugs and green lacewings are also hunters of small, soft-bodied insect pests.
    • Green lacewings, like ladybugs, diminish aphid and mealybug populations, as well as thrips.
    • We're building habitats to encourage birds, butterflies, dragonflies and ladybugs to our gardens.