Adult June bugs generally feed off of vegetation, including leaves from trees and other plants. When June bugs are in the larvae stage, they live underground and eat the roots of plants that grow underground.
The June bug is found across North America from the southernmost parts to the northern states that have extremely cold climates. They generally live within the trees of the places they occupy and only come out during the evening or at night time. When they come out of their trees, they swarm throughout where they live and make their way through the leaves and forests to look for food. June bugs are less than 1 inch in length and have a dark brown or black hard shell over their bodies. They also have wings.
A June bug gets its name from the season that they mostly emerge in. They are most prominent during early June and can be found in the largest swarms during these months. June bugs can live around 2 to 3 years when they are in the ground as larvae. They generally only live for around a year after they emerge from the larvae stage. The total lifespan of a June bug is around 4 years.Learn More
Earwigs are insects that feed on rotting plant material in dark, damp areas. Some types of earwigs can destroy crops and other plants, but they can also be beneficial insects that prey on aphids. Other earwigs can emit a foul aroma when in danger. An earwig is easily identified by the set of pinchers located on the end of its abdomen, which they use to pinch perceived threats.Full Answer >
Roly polys eat decomposing vegetation. This includes rotting vegetables, fruits, plants, grasses and weeds. When roly polys are raised in captivity, they can be fed fish flakes, apples, carrots, potatoes, lettuce and wild leaf litter. Any leftover cooked vegetables can also be added to their diet, although they prefer fruits and vegetables that have been left out for a few days and are free of mold.Full Answer >
Beetles live in different habitats all around the world. There are more than 300,000 recognized species of beetles as of 2014.Full Answer >
There is no difference between a cockroach and palmetto bug. The term palmetto bug is often used when referring to various species of cockroaches, especially in the Southeast region of the United States. In some areas, the American cockroach is often called a palmetto bug.Full Answer >