• Corpus ID: 83113218

Two leaf beetles new to Florida (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)

  title={Two leaf beetles new to Florida (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)},
  author={Michael C. Thomas and Edward G. Riley and Shawn M. Clark},
Two specimens of this Texas species were collected at separate localities during the summer of 1999 as follows: Alachua Co., Gainesville, 26-VI1999, A. Tergas, and Volusia Co., Deltona, 8-VIll1999, C. Murphy. Ithas been recorded from Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, and Iowa, as well as from Mexico. No Florida host information was recorded, but it is known to attack species of Scutellaria in Texas. Asphaera lustrans is yellow-orange with metallic blue elytra; the antennae…