Wild Florida Photo - Orsilochides guttata

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Orsilochides guttata


Synonym: Chelysoma guttatum

Florida native


Food sources for this bug include Ipomoea pes-caprae(railroad vine) and Croton capitatus. Railroad vine and other croton species were both growing in the area where this bug was seen.

Orsilochides guttata is a member of the Scutelleridae - Shield-backed Bugs family.

For more information on this species, visit the following link:
Bugguide.net info page for this species

Date record last modified:
Jan 15, 2015