Transcript Milkweed Bugs
Habitat 1. Milkweed bugs live under the leaves of milkweed plants in small groups. 2. They need milkweed plants to survive. 3. They live in a climate that is comfortable for humans because the milkweed plants die if it is too cold. 4. They find shelter under milkweed plant leaves. 5. The habitat looks sunny and grassy. 6. The milkweed bug can be found in North America from Southern Canada to Mexico. Habitat Behaviors 1. In each stage of the life cycle, the way the milkweed bug moves is: In egg they don’t move, in nymph they walk, and in adult mostly fly. 2. They have very few predators but sometimes birds eat them. 3. They don’t have prey. 4. They eat seeds, leaves and stems of milkweed plants. 5. We could not find the info about what time of day they eat. 6. They eat by piercing the seed pod with their proboscis. 7. We could not find the info about how many times a day it eats and how much.