Wild Florida Photo - Chelinidea vittiger

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Chelinidea vittiger

  var.  aequoris

CACTUS COREID

CACTUS BUG

Florida native

 

These eggs of the cactus coreid were on the underside of a pircklypear (Opuntia sp.) spine. Photographed at Gold Head Branch State Park.
A big thank you to the folks at the UF/IFAS Entomology Department UFEntomology for identifying these eggs from my photos via twitter. UF/IFAS has a Featured Creatures page for Chelinidea vittiger aequoris.

 
Chelinidea vittiger is a member of the Coreidae - Leaf-footed Bugs family.
 

















For more information on this species, visit the following link:
Bugguide.net info page for this species

Date record last modified:
Mar 08, 2018