Hemisphaerota cyanea. Palm Hammock Trail, Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, Titusville, Brevard County, Florida, USA.
Hemisphaerota cyanea. Little-Big Econ State Forest, Seminole County, Florida, USA.
Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, June 2013. Species account: entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/orn/palms/hemisphaerota_cyan...
Orlando Wetlands Park, Orange County, FL, March 2014.
Very small - 0.25-0.5 cm
A Palmetto Tortoise Beetle at St. Mark's NWR.
This little guy lives on Palmetto Bushes. He has an extremely strong grip....so strong, in fact, that NASA is studying him to learn how he holds on so well. They hope to use the information to help astronauts hold on in Space.
Salt Marsh, Tybee Island, Ga