Big-Eyed Bugs – Revised EDIS publication

The University of Florida recently revised and reissued publication#EENY252:  Big-Eyed Bugs, Geocoris spp. (Insecta: Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).  Big-eyed bugs are the beneficial predator that is often confused with harmful chinch bugs.  Big-eyed bugs, however are actually a beneficial predator that feeds on chinch bugs, aphids, and other pest insects.  Please read the linked publication, above, for more information, including detailed photos and a key that may be useful in identifying big-eyed bugs and chinch bugs.


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