Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Arrhenatherum elatius
(Tall Oat Grass) [Poaceae]
(Observations are from Clark et al., Blackman & Eastop, Wilbur, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Chrysomelidae: Oulema melanopus Clk2004

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Sipha elegans [found on upper sides of grass leaves, often causing them to roll upward & develop yellow patches; this aphid is abundant in Illinois, it is also found in Eurasia] BE2013; Cicadellidae: Endria inimica (Painted Leafhopper) Wlb1954; Pseudococcidae:
Heterococcus nudus (Naked Grass Mealybug) [found on the crown & underneath leaf sheaths of host plants; this insect is widely distributed in northern USA & California] SN2014