Asian Lady Beetle. A native of Asia, this beneficial ladybug was imported in the early 's to help naturally control pest populations that were damaging such crops as alfalfa, pecan and citrus trees. The asian ladybug salada aspects of this ladybug have been quite useful in reducing the need for pesticides and have relieved the hardwood asian ladybug salada of many disease carrying aphids, mites and scale insects. They are small, hemispherical in shape, and can be found with and without spots. Their colors may vary from red, and orange to a dull cream. However, unlike the native species, this ladybug can be quite aggressive.