Distribution: southern USA; Jamaica; Dominican Republic; Haiti; Cuba; Puerto
Rico; St. Croix.
Type Locality: Dominican Republic.
Synonyms: Calidota jamaicensis Strand 1919; Halysidota laqueata
(incorrect synonymy); Halysidota cubensis Grote (incorrect synonymy).
Source of record: M.J.C.B. collection; I.O.J. collection.
Method of identification: illustrated in colour by Kimball (1965) pl. 3, fig. 34.
Notes: this may not be one species throughout its range. The larval fodplant
is noted by Hampson (1901) as Guettarda elliptica.
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