Wild Florida Photo - Vulsirea nigrorubra  - Stink Bug

Vulsirea nigrorubra  

Stink Bug

Florida native

Matanzas Prov, Cuba 02/18/19
Matanzas Prov, Cuba 02/18/19

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A colorful stink bug of Florida and the West Indies.
A distinctive black and red stink bug.
Vulsirea nigrorubra was once considered a subspecies of Vulsirea violacea, but has since been designated a separate species.
The host plant for members of the genus Vulsirea is graytwig - Schoepfia schreberi, which is the plant this pictured stink bug is seen on as photographed in Cuba.


Vulsirea nigrorubra is a member of the Pentatomidae - Stink Bugs family.

For more information on this species, visit the following link:
Bugguide.net page for this species

Date record last modified: Nov 18, 2021

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