Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Aster macrophyllus
(Big-Leaved Aster) [Asteraceae]
(A scientific synonym of this species is Eurybia macrophylla. These observations are from Clark et al., Stireman et al., Felt, Blackman & Eastop, Loeffler)

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Chrysomelidae: Ophraella pilosa Clk2004

Diptera (Flies)
Cecidomyiidae: Asteromyia clarkei  [larvae form small blister galls on leaves that are yellowish white and circular] Flt1917 Str2010

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Macrosiphum olmsteadi [found in Ontario] BE2013, Uroleucon astronomus [found in Michigan & Canada] BE2013

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Dichomeris bilobella (Bilobed Dichomeris Moth) [this leaf-folding moth is found in fields, woodland openings, & forests] Lf1994, Dichomeris levisella [this leaf-folding moth is found in fields & woodland openings; Loeffler refers to information from Hodges (1986)] Lf1994