Cotton Stainer (Dysdercus suturellus)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Cotton Stainer (Dysdercus suturellus)

aka red bug. “Currently, the cotton stainer is a minor pest of cotton, and then only in the southern part of the state.”
There are many hosts other than cotton.

Learn: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/field/bugs/cotton_stainer.htm

Shown on Florida Native Plant: Bidens alba

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