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Multicolored Asian lady beetle

Harmonia axyridis
Coccinellidae: Coleoptera

This insect searches for sugar resources and tight spaces to prepare for overwintering. These characteristics may attract them to ripe grape clusters during harvest. Grapes or juice may be contaminated if beetles are crushed with fruit.

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