Species Guide: Urban Invertebrates

True Bugs

Jewel bug (Chrysocoris stollii)

True bugs

They are mainly predators and herbivores. Their shells do not have a line in the middle. Many produce a stinky smell if disturbed.

Local name: –

Ecological function: Herbivore, predator

Level in food chain: Primary and secondary consumer

Feeding behaviour: Herbivore, carnivore

Microhabitat:  Near trees and shrubs