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Anatis labiculata,
fifteen-spotted lady beetle

Order Coleoptera, Family Coccinellidae
fifteen-spotted lady beetle

Old fifteen-spotted lady beetle, Manistee County, MI, June 17, 2011
Body size about 0.25 inch, these beetles (lady bugs) are gray with dark spots when young, but age to black. Note distinct rim around edge imparting helmet-like shape.

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