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Photo#79553
Cotton stainer nymph - Dysdercus suturellus

Cotton stainer nymph - Dysdercus suturellus
Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, USA
September 26, 2006
Size: ~6 mm
I identified an adult of this species on this same Sida plant a couple of weeks ago. It's one of my favorite places to find insects - partly because it's near a construction site, so my daughter can happily watch the trucks for a few minutes while I search for bugs.