2 spp. (incl. one recently introduced) in our area, 7 spp. total(1)
Adult of G. pallidula: carapace in live individuals mostly light green anteriorly (on pronotum), and mostly light golden brown posteriorly (on elytra), with explanate, transparent margins; color of dead specimens mostly medium brown with lighter brownish-yellow margins; body oblong; elytral margins almost parallel-sided for more than half of their length; elytral disc with many small surface pits arranged in several longitudinal rows
Larva of G. pallidula
: may be at least partly green, and carry a fecal shield above its back
so. US to Argentina & Bolivia(1)
was imported to control Tropical Soda Apple (Solanum viarum
) in FL (Medal et al.