Explanation of Names
Aphthona flava Guillebeau 1894
orange or orange-brown. Typically adults hop rather than fly
Plants in the subgenus Esula of the genus Euphorbia
In some states, adults may be obtained at no cost from state weed management agencies.
Pemberton, R.W. and Rees, N.E. (199). Host specificity and establishment of Aphthona flava Guill. (Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent for leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) in the United States. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 92: 351-357.