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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Ageratina altissima
(White Snakeroot) [Asteraceae]
(A scientific synonym of this plant is Eupatorium rugosum. Observations are from the Microleps website, Rider, Clark et al., Needham et al., Felt, Pepper, Spencer & Steyskal, Ford & Jackman, Natural History Museum)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Sumitrosis inaequalis Clk2004 Ndm1928; Mordellidae: Mordellistena rubrifascia [larvae bore through stems] FJ1996

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Calycomyza artemisiae [larvae are blotch leaf-miners; found in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Wisconsin, & Canada] SS1986, Calycomyza flavinotum [larvae are blotch leaf-miners; found in Minnesota, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Maine, & Canada] SS1986, Liriomyza eupatoriella [larvae are leaf-miners; found in Virginia, Wisconsin, & Minnesota] SS1986, Ophiomyza texana [larvae are stem-miners; polyphagous] Ndm1928; Cecidomyiidae: Asphondylia eupatorii [green fleshy galls on stems] Flt1917, Neolasioptera eupatorii [larvae form subgloboid galls on stems] Flt1917

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Pentatomidae: Acrosternum hilaris (Green Stink Bug) [polyphagous] Rid2009, Euschistus stigma stigma Rid2009

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Aphis coreopsidis Pp1965, Uroleucon chrysanthemi Pp1965

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Arctiidae: Haploa clymene (Clymene Moth) NHM2010; Gracillariidae: Leucospilapteryx venustella [larvae are blotch leaf-miners] Mic2010 Ndm1928 NHM2010; Tortricidae: Dichrorampha leopardana (Leopard Leafroller Moth) [original reference to Eupatorium probably refers to this plant species] NHM2010
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