Hippodamia convergens (Convergent Lady Beetle).
Size: approx. 5 mm. Photo: 07/19/11, 9 am.

This is a convergent lady beetle (Hippodamia convergens). This species can have 13 or fewer spots and has characteristic "convergent" white lines behind their head. H. convergens is a native and also sold for biological pest control. It is among the most common ladybugs in North America. 
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