Larva of a lady beetle

6849.        It was VERY docile, there were two of them on a piece of fabric in my garage (used as a storage space). They didn’t move at all even when moving the fabric. Seemed almost asleep. Victoria, British Columbia. Canada

Number 6849. This is a larva of a lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae); ones like this are general predators on other small, soft-bodied insects such as aphids. Click here for more detailed information.