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Bug of the week: The Jewel bugs in my front yard

Bug of the week: The Jewel bugs in my front yard

Bob Gosford January 3, 2011 5 Comments

A few weeks ago I noticed a cluster of these bright red and green Jewel bugs on one of the branches of the Witchetty bush and over the past month or so I've seen several sets of eggs laid, the tiny bugs emerge and then grow through several moultings before spreading around the yard and beyond.