Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly Physonota calochroma floridensis
live adults are brilliant lime green with a black spot in the middle of the pronotum; dead museum specimens are dull yellow to cream-colored - very different from live animals
Florida: from Palm Beach to Key West
feeds on the Geiger Tree (Cordia sebestena)
First placed in the genus Eurypepla by Blake in 1966; listed under that genus by Borowiec in his World Catalog of Cassidinae in 1999.
World Catalog of Cassidinae
by Lech Borowiec, University of Wroclaw, Poland, 1999.
plus synonyms, host plant, subspecies, and distribution (Cassidinae of the World)
preserved adult image
(Cassidinae of the World)
description - PDF doc
of adult, larva, pupa [with drawings], and distribution in Florida (Robert Woodruff, Florida Dept. of Agriculture)