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.
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Bugguide.net page for this species
Date record last modified: Nov 18, 2021