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Orsilochides guttata

SHIELD-BACKED BUG

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.
 

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Bugguide.net info page for this species

Date record last modified:
Jan 15, 2015









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