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Photo#76143
Unknown hemipteran - Phthiacnemia picta

Unknown hemipteran - Phthiacnemia picta
Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, USA
September 8, 2006
Size: ~12 mm
This bug was large enough I thought for sure it would be in the guide already, but I couldn't find it there. I thought Coreidae was the most likely family - perhaps I'm way off base. There were several of these on the same nightshade plant where I found the (Lema solani) beetles I recently posted, and I saw at least one of these bugs actively feeding on the berries. The red markings appear to be variable - I've posted a second individual (below) that had less red.


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