Explanation of Names
Neolema cordata R. White, 1993
In N. cordata, the median black markings of the elytra coalesce to form an inverted heart-shaped spot.
asso. w/ spp. of Commelina
(Commelinaceae), including C. diffusa
and C. virginica (2)
In N. sexpunctata these markings are often transverse and separate. Specimens of N. sexpunctata are usually larger and less coarsely punctate than are those of N. cordata.
- Range: e. US
Neolema sexpunctata (Olivier)