Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Calamagrostis canadensis
(Bluejoint Grass) [Poaceae]
(observations are from Knight, Hamilton, Natural History Museum, Eiseman)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Chalepus walshii [adults feed on leaves] Eis2016

Heteroptera (True Bugs)

Miridae: Collaria meilleurii [this insect is also found on other grasses in damp situations] Kn1941

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Cercopidae: Philaenarcys bilineata (Prairie Spittlebug) [host plant of adults; this spittlebug is found in the Great Plains & areas eastward] Hm1982

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Arctiidae: Ctenucha virginica (Virginia Ctenucha) NHM2010; Noctuidae: Dargida diffusa (Wheathead Armyworm) NHM2010, Leucania pseudargyria (False Wainscot) NHM2010, Photedes defecta (Narrow-winged Borer Moth) [syn. Chortodes defecta, syn. Hypocoena defecta] NHM2010