CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Scentless Plant Bug (Niesthrea louisianica)
New to my buggy life list.
“an important biocontrol agent of velvet leaf” [Abutilon theophrasti]
Learn: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/choate/rhopalidae.pdf (includes key)
The Rhopalidae Family eats seeds of herbaceous plants, but some are arborea (source: bugguide.net)
“native from Arizona to Florida north to New York and West to Iowa in the Mississippi Valley” source: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/BF02373178
Shown on Florida Native Plant: CUBAN JUTE; INDIAN HEMP (Sida rhombifolia)