Helmeted Squash Bug (Euthochtha galeator)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Helmeted Squash Bug (Euthochtha galeator)

This member of the Family Coreidae (Leaf-footed Bugs) was flying by and appeared orange in flight. Landed in the grass. Can be a pest of ornamentals.

Learn: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/orn/flowers/euthochtha_galeator.htm

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