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Insects Feeding
on these Plants:

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Brassica spp.
(Mustard) [Brassicaceae]
(Observations are from Milne & Milne, Marshall, Hottes & Frison, Rider, Cranshaw, Clark et al., Blackman & Eastop, Brust et al., Opler & Krizek, Pepper, Robinson & Bradley, Spencer & Steyskal, Majka et al., Natural History Museum)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Phyllotreta armoraciae (Horseradish Flea Beetle) Clk2004; Curculionidae: Ceutorhynchus assimilis (Cabbage Seedpod Weevil) [syn. Ceutorhynchus obstrictus, feeds on seedpods, introduced into N. America from Europe] Msh2006, Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus (Cabbage Stem Weevil) [this Eurasian insect is found in NE USA & SE Canada] MAM2007

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Liriomyza brassicae (Serpentine Leafminer) [widespread] SS1986

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Adelphocoris superbus (Meadow Plant Bug) [polyphagous] MM1980; Pentatomidae: Euschistus servus [polyphagous] Rid2009, Murgantia histrionica (Harlequin Bug) [polyphagous] MM1980 


Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Brevicoryne brassicae (Mealy Cabbage Aphid) Pp1965, Lipaphis erysimi HF1931, Lipaphis pseudobrassicae (False Cabbage Aphid) [distributed in NE USA & north-central USA] BE2013 Pp1965 RB1965, Myzocallis asclepiadis [possible misidentification of aphid species] HF1931, Myzus persicae (Green Peach Aphid) [polyphagous] HF1931 RB1965

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Gelechiidae: Dichomeris bolize (Glaser's Dichomeris) [larvae feed on flowers] NHM2010; Noctuidae: Chrysodeixis includens (Soybean Looper Moth) [polyphagous; syn. Pseudoplusia includens] NHM2010, Trichoplusia ni (Cabbage Looper Moth) NHM2010; Pieridae: Pieris rapae (Cabbage White) [including cultivated Brassica spp.] OK1984 NHM2010, Pontia protodice (Checkered White) MM1980 NHM2010; Pyralidae: Evergestes pallidata (Purple-backed Cabbageworm) NHM2010, Evergestes rimosalis (Cross-striped Cabbageworm), Hellula rogatalis (Cabbage Webworm) NHM2010

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Acrididae: Melanoplus sanguinipes (Migratory Grasshopper) [this grasshopper is found in open areas, woodland openings, & roadsides] BHW2008
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