Royal Palm Bug, Xylastodoris luteolus Barber (Insecta: Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae) (EENY097/IN254)

This insect species is one of the few arthropods that feed on Cuban royal palms which are native to Florida and Cuba, and is the only representative of the small tropical family of Thaumastocoridae in North America. This revised 3-page fact sheet was written by T. J. Weissling, F. W. Howard, and A. W. Meerow, and published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, January 2011.