Milkweed Bug

Jaden Y

Interesting facts

1. If it is a pet keep in bag.
2. Male and female should not be in the same bag together.
3. When born they don't have their patterns.


Milkweed bugs suck the juices of milkweed and sunflower seeds.


They start out as a egg. It takes a week for them to hatch. Then they go into a nymph stage for a month. Then there become an adult.


After they molt their wings are white. Their bodies are black, orange, and orange-red.
They have 6 legs and 3 body parts head, thorax, and abdomen.


The eggs are tan and when hatched they look like the parent.


Their bright colors mean poison.

Different species

A milkweed beetle is some thing that is in the same family but is not the same.