Aphidoidea, genus Aphis
) are small plant-sucking insects
. Their predators are ladybirds.
Some species of ants "farm" aphids, supplying them with leaves to eat, and eating the honeydew that the aphids secrete.
P-14 lady beetle consuming an aphid
More photos of (beneficial insect)ladybugs eating aphids can be seen at: http://www.pollinator.com/gallery/June/ladybug.htm\n