Ladybug (Animal Crossing)

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This article is about the black ladybug with red spots in the first-generation Animal Crossing games. For the red ladybug with black spots that appears in all games, see Ladybug.

Artwork of ladybug
Real-world info
Name: Chilocorus renipustulatus
Family: Coccinellidae - Ladybugs
Main appearances

Other appearances
Names in other languages
 mariquita negra
 mariquita negra

The ladybug[nb 1] is a bug in the Animal Crossing series. The ladybug appears in every first-generation Animal Crossing game. It is a black ladybug with red spots.

In the games that the ladybug appears in, it is an uncommon bug that the player can encounter, and can be found on flowers when it is not raining.

Catch details[edit]

In Animal Crossing[edit]

Ladybug (Animal Crossing)
"I caught a ladybug! That's one tiny bug, lady!"

Time of year[nb 2] Mar – Jul; Oct
Time of day 8 AM – 5 PM
Location On flowers
Weather Any except rain
Selling price  200 Bells
Furniture size 1.0 x 1.0

Donating to the museum[edit]

Blathers will say the following when given a ladybug:

In Animal Crossing[edit]

"Ladybugs are one insect I thought might appeal to me. Then I made the grievous error of touching one. This vile fluid appeared from someplace and... Oh, it was everywhere! Blech! Utterly appalling! Hooo... But I digress..."


Names in other languages[edit]

Japanese テントウムシ
Ladybug (lit. "sun bug")

Simplified Chinese 瓢虫

German Marienkäfer Ladybug

European Spanish Mariquita negra Black ladybug

Latin American Spanish Catarina Ladybug

European French Coccinelle Ladybug

Italian Coccinella Ladybug


  1. Japanese: テントウムシ Hepburn: Tentōmushi
  2. All bugs and fish in the first-generation games can appear at a lower spawn rate up to five days before the start of their first month of availability.