Other Common Names
"E. fuscocyanea" - Blue Emerald Euphoria
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euphoria fulgida (Fabricius)
Orig. Comb: Cetonia fulgida Fabricius 1775
Casey 1915 - synonymized by Orozco (2012) (1)
Note: Euphoria limbalis Fall
of peninsular Florida, formerly a subspecies, was raised to species status by Orozco (2012) (1)
comes in two color forms with some intermediates. (1)
NM-TX-OK-CO - for the less common blue-green form ("fuscocyanea
Fields with flowers, woodlands(?). Visits rotting fruit.
mostly: May-July (full season: Mar-Nov) (1)
Adults take nectar and/or pollen. May prefer Plum (Prunus) and Shadbush (Amelanchier) blooms
Casey, T.L. 1915. A review of the American species of Rutelinae, Dynastinae, and Cetoniinae. Memories of the Coleoptera 6: 1-394.