Subject: What is this?
Location: East Florida
June 28, 2017 11:53 am
Hello bugman.
I found these bugs under a leaf in my garden. Are they good bugs? Do they kill bad bugs?
Signature: Crystal

Stink Bug Hatchlings

Dear Crystal,
These are Stink Bug hatchlings in the family Pentatomidae.  Most Stink Bugs feed on plants, but there are some predatory species, though these do not look like a predatory species.  They might be hatchlings of the invasive Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, but many Stink Bug hatchlings look similar.  Based on this BugGuide image, your individuals might be in the genus

Location: Florida

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