Larva of the Asian multi-colored lady beetle

6604.    Black with orange on the back. Looks like 6 legs, but the butt of the bug spikey. Port Hope, Ontario. Canada

 

Number 6604. This is a larva of the Asian multi-colored lady beetle, Harmonia axyridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Also known by other common names including the harlequin lady beetle, it is an introduced species. Click here for details on its life history.