17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Asian lady beetle on yellow flowers

This Asian lady beetle, or ladybug, hunts for its tiny prey on the tops of yellow flowers, which may be golden rod. They are voracious predators of many garden pests.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Horsham, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Copyright: © David Lamb