Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Aster puniceus
(Swamp Aster) [Asteraceae]
(A scientific synonym of this species is Symphyotrichum puniceum. These observations are from Clark et al., Stireman et al., Gangwere, and Opler & Krizek)

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Chrysomelidae: Microrhopala xerene Clk2004

Diptera (Flies)
Cecidomyiidae: Asteromyia laeviana Str2010

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Nymphalidae: Chlosyne nycteis (Silvery Checkerspot) OK1984

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Acrididae: Melanoplus bivittatus (Two-striped Grasshopper) [feeds on flowerheads, field observations] Ggw1961