Ladybug Eats Aphids (image) University of California - Davis Share Print E-Mail Caption The seven-spotted ladybug feasts on aphids on potato plants. This is a classic case of natural habitat helping farmers control pests. Credit Matthias Tschumi Usage Restrictions Provide credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.