Bug of the Week: Big-Eyed Bug Author RobertaPublished on September 2, 2015Leave a comment on Bug of the Week: Big-Eyed Bug This little bug lives up to its name. (Photograph by Jack Dykinga, USDA. ) It is a big-eyed bug (Geocoris sp.) eating whiteflies. Even small predators often have big eyes as a way of finding prey.