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Cotton Stainer Nymph

Dysdercus suturellus


Only about 2 cm in length, bright red insect with white horizontal stripes on its body and two little black wings, black legs and antennae.


Circle B Bar Reserve, Lakeland, FL

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 6 years ago
Cotton Stainer Nymph
Dysdercus cf. suturellus Nymphs on host - Dysdercus suturellus - BugGuide.Net

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bayucca 6 years ago

Main issue: It's on Project Noah :-)! Stay clean ;-)!

Musicwolf 6 years ago

I have to come clean . . . it was actually my wife that spotted this one ;). She said, "Do you want a picture of that?" and I said, "Yes, I do!"

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

That is one bright insect - very nice spotting!

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

This is awesome. I have never seen one before and in Florida no less...great spotting!

Musicwolf 6 years ago

Thanks bayucca! I believe you nailed it.

bayucca 6 years ago

Pyrrhocoridae, Dysdercus sp. and most probably Dysdercus suturellus, nymph.

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Florida, USA

Spotted on May 28, 2014
Submitted on May 31, 2014

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