Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scapteriscus abbreviatus Scudder, 1869. Type locality: Pernambuco, Brazil
Neoscapteriscus abbreviatus (Scudder, 1869)
Adults with very reduced wings.
South America; introduced in isolated areas along the coast of Florida and Georgia
Sandy soils, usually near the coast; beaches, lawns, fields, and groves.
Accidentally introduced from South America Florida University