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Blue & red bugs? - Euthyrhynchus floridanus

Blue & red bugs? - Euthyrhynchus floridanus
Just outside Little Rock, Central Arkansas, Saline County, Arkansas, USA
May 15, 2006
Size: 1/4 to 1/3 inch long
I found many of these together in a pile of rocks. They have very soft bodies, no wings, no piercing mouth parts. Individuals seem to have slightly different markings, & they were different sizes as well.

Lynnette, Thanks so much for
Thanks so much for clearing up a 3-month mystery

Florida Predatory Stink Bugs
These are nymphs. The difference in color you see here is just a different stage....most likely the reddish one just molted and will "blacken" with a little time. See this page.

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