Larva of an Asian multi-coloured lady beetle

6993.    This was biting my wife on her hand and we would like to identify it if possible. North Vancouver, BC. Canada

Number 6993. This is a larva of an Asian multi-coloured lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). For unknown reasons, these beetles will occasionally ‘sample’ human skin, but their bite is of no consequence. Click here for more detailed information.