Design Wonders in a Ladybird Beetle

You might think scientists would have all the common critters figured out by now. Yet there is more design in your garden bugs and other insects than anyone could imagine.

What child hasn’t picked up a ladybug, aka ladybird beetle, and quoted the nursery rhyme, “Ladybird, ladybird, fly away home” as she watched it take off into the air? Or perhaps we are dating ourselves. Anyway, people like ladybird beetles because of their bright red colors and spots, and the fact that they eat garden pests. Now, thanks to these favorite insects, more design evidence has come to light.

Continue at: https://evolutionnews.org/2017/06/design-wonders-in-a-ladybird-beetle/

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