Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euthyrhynchus floridanus (Linnaeus)
Orig. Comb: Cimex floridanus Linnaeus 1767
Black with orange or red pattern of adults is distinctive. Mature (4th instar) nymphs also distinctive, metallic blue/green and red/orange.
se US (TX-FL-PA-MO) to Brazil(2)(1)(3)
other insects, including adult Dragonflies, Earwigs, Orthoptera, Beetles and Hymenoptera. Nymphs, and to some extent, adults, are gregarious, and may attack large prey in groups.
Life cycle, egg-to-adult, is 60-90 days under favorable conditions. Adults may overwinter--seen near buildings in late fall, seeking crevices
Richman DB, Whitcomb WH. 1978. Comparative life cycles of four species of predatory stink bugs. Florida Entomologist 61(3): 113-119. (4)
- Mead & Richman 2000-2013