All these beetles used to call "bozhimi korovkami", but the researchers call them Latin Coccinellidae, sincerely wondering where did this "divine" connection.
The most common type of red beetle celytra and black bitmap affectionately known as "ladybug". Trudno find cheloveka, kotorye not clyshal Ob these insects, but how many people know about them?
According ladybird beauty can be compared with the butterflies, and the most interesting as they are born almost the same!
The appearance of this insect takes so little time, one or two months. This is called the life cycle. In ladybug it has four stages. It:
- The stage of eggs,
- Stage larvae,
- Pupal stage
- Maturation stage - final.
The first stage - the stage of eggs. Ladybug, laying eggs, trying to protect their offspring. To do this, the female hides eggs the future of beetles on the reverse side of the leaves. So they are not visible to insects and other predators. An interesting feature is that the mother for her children looks for a place where a lot of aphids, so that after birth they had food for the first time.
So goes one-two weeks, and egghatch into larvae, and thus came the second stage. Ladybird larvae are mobile enough to possess an enviable appetite, eating c first minutes of life aphid eggs and newly hatched larvae. This stage dlitcya Near mecyatsa, IT'S time for the larva reaches a centimeter in length.
The third stage of pupa
Ladybug is fixed on a piece of plant. It turns into stationary dolly, which hardens and becomes brown. She has quite a strong shell, a week and a half, it will burst and bug.
The fourth stage begins with the appearance on thelight a small beetle, which we affectionately call "the sun." Finally we see a usual ladybird which can now fly. And after waiting a short while her wings get stronger, it will be hidden from your eyes in search of food.
Few people know how important for the gardens, these beetles. Ladybug real plant protector, it eats pests such as aphids and spider mites.
In the fall of ladybugs will hide in secluded places,to winter. For example, under the bark, in the fallen leaves in the warm moss. In the spring when all the blossoms, they will appear again and will please its bright attire.
However, not all survive the winter, so it is assumed that on average, the ladybug lives of 10 to 12 months, although in fact the life cycle can last up to one and a half years.