Ladybird colors reveal their toxicity

5 junio 2015

For one of Britain’s best-loved and colorful group of insects, ladybirds, the brightness of their color reveals the extent of their toxicity to predators, according to new research. Although red ladybirds with black spots are most familiar, ladybirds are a diverse group of species and come in many different colors and patterns, from yellow and orange to even camouflaged browns.