Subject: Blue beetle?
Geographic location of the bug: Homestead , FL
Time: 07:40 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Found about 15-20 of these pairing up in the hedges near the Dante Fascell visitor center of biscayne National Park. Can you give me an ID?
How you want your letter signed: Lisa
These are not Beetles. They are Stink Bugs and we identified them as Murgantia violascens thanks to BugGuide where it states the range is: “FL / W. Indies, BG records are from Key West.” The species is also pictured on iNaturalist.