Sumana Harihareswara at 2017-10-23T02:17:32Z

Found this insect in my shirt ~6 hours after hiking today at Cuyahoga Valley National Park. Should I worry?

[Photo: Brown bug (beetle?) with black spots & black-and-white head, near disposable hand towel packet for size comparison]
Am told this is a ladybug. Am embarrassed -- had thought "it looks like a ladybug but I thought those were far redder."

Sumana Harihareswara at 2017-10-23T02:26:36Z

I think you'd only need to worry if you were an Aphid :)

Ben Sturmfels at 2017-10-23T02:28:21Z

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