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Mormidea I think??? - Mormidea pama

Mormidea I think??? - Mormidea pama
Altamonte Springs, Seminole County, Florida, USA
October 9, 2008
Maybe... but it looks a little differant...

Moved from Mormidea.

Mormidea pama
Susan Halbert det. (Curator of Hemiptera at Florida State Collection of Arthropods)

Moved from Stink Bugs.

I have images of these from t
I have images of these from the yard, the closest thing I could ever find was here, but I am not sure.

Looks close
I just wish we had a reference for the other three US species before we go to the Domincan Republic, but it is Florida so anything is possible.

pls move to Mormidea page for the time being

Here are some images and clues of three species of Mormidea...
Mormidea cubrosa
"It can be recognized by the coloration of the abdominal venter which tends to be all or mostly darkened, that is without a distinct, dark mesial stripe..." "DISTRIBUTION: ... Southern United States (Texas to California)..." (

Mormidea pictiventris(#11)

A paper considered Mormidea albisignis as Mormidea pama.

So, I'd like to vote for Mormidea pama.

Not an expert......
but your picture looks just like this one....not 100% sure what exactly it is though.

O.k. Take a look at this site
O.k. Take a look at this site:

# 12

I don't know how old this list is, because it does not list M. lugens on here, but I believe #12 is a match.

This site is Absolutely wonderfull, great for any insect I.D. person!!! I completely forgot I had the link!!!!

12 has VERY pointy "shoulders". These images are from Central America?

The page says Centr. America?
The page says Centr. America? But yeah the pointy edgeds are differant. so most likely that is not a match either.... :(

It is from the Smithsonian???

That was my interpretation - Top left corner "Biol. Centr. Am."

Yes, you are coreect and yes
Yes, you are coreect and yes I agree with the other pictures remarks. The markings are distinctly differant, which is why I believe it is a differant species than the ones already posted to the guide. Still what species though??? I have some Emails to a few Ent. at the University in Gainesville FL. I might send it to them....if no one else knows.

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