Species Guide: Urban Invertebrates


Lady beetle (Epilachna indica)

Beetles, Kumbang

Beetles are an incredibly diverse group. The shell has a line in the middle where the wings open.

Local name: Kumbang

Ecological function: Pollinator, decomposer, scavenger, predator, predator-prey relationship

Level in food chain: Primary and secondary consumer

Feeding behaviour: Omnivore

Microhabitat:  Almost everywhere