Black Stink Bug (Proxys punctulatus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Black Stink Bug (Proxys punctulatus)

“Although the black stink bug is a phytophagous species, it can also be predaceous, and has been found attacking insect larvae in cotton.” ( polyphagous: Feeding on many different kinds of food)

Learn: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/misc/bugs/black_stink_bug.htm

Shown on Florida Native Plant: PAINTEDLEAF; FIRE-ON-THE-MOUNTAIN (Poinsettia cyathophora)

My take: http://www.beautifulwildlifegarden.com/it-just-stinksor-does-it.html

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