Who doesn’t love ladybugs? They have to be in the running for the “Most Beloved  Insect Award” (excluding butterflies). Of course it helps that they are common, colorful, cute and highly beneficial.


Ladybug on native grass, Trinity River Audubon Center, Dallas, Texas, USA. Canon 1Ds Mark III. 180mm macro + 2x teleconverter. ISO 400. 1/400 sec@  f.7.1.