Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Aquilegia spp.
(Columbine) [Ranunculaceae]
(Observations are from Cranshaw, Smith, Blackman & Eastop, Pepper, Robinson & Bradley, Spencer & Steyskal)

Diptera (Flies)

Agromyzidae: Phytomyza aquilegiana [maggots are blotch leaf-miners; found in New York, Pennsylvania, & Canada] Crw2004 SS1986, Phytomyza aquilegivora (Columbine Leafminer) [maggots mine through leaves; found in Illinois, New York, Washington DC, Connecticut, & Canada] Crw2004 SS1986, Phytomyza columbinae [maggots mine through leaves] Crw2004

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Aulacorthum circumflexum (Crescent-Marked Lily Aphid) Crw2004, Longicaudus trirhodus [found on leaves & flowerbuds of roses, migrating to Aquilegia spp. & Thalictrum spp. during the summer; distributed in NE USA] BE2013 Pp1965, Nasonovia aquilegiae [found in Illinois, New Jersey, & Manitoba] BE2013 RB1965

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Tenthredinidae: Pristophora aquilegiae [larvae feed on foliage] Crw2004 Sm2006