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Ladybugs invade North Carolina

Two news stories out of North Carolina are chiming in with reports of Asian ladybug infestations.

Boone, NC, The Mountain Times: Invasion of the ladybugs

Asheville, NC, Citizen-Times: Fall brings Asian lady beetles seeking home for the winter

Both articles advocate the precaution of sealing possible entry points into the house. Once inside, however, the only recourse seems to be vacuuming them up, and disposing of the vacuum bag as quickly as possible. Bug-bombing or spraying is not recommended.

November 1, 2006 in Asian lady beetles | Permalink


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