Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Cardamine spp.
(Bitter Cress) [Brassicaceae]
(Observations are from Barnes, Covell, Blackman & Eastop, Natural History Museum)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Myzus cerasi (Black Cherry Aphid) [found on shoot tips & curling the leaves of cherry trees during the spring, migrating to herbaceous plants during the summer, especially species in the Brassicaceae] BE2013, Rhopalosiphoninus staphyleae (Mangold Aphid) [found on Bladdernut & other shrubs, migrating to the stored bulbs of plants in the Liliaceae, or migrating outdoors to the roots of various herbaceous plants in several plant families] BE2013

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Noctuidae: Spodoptera exigua (Beet Armyworm) [larvae feed mostly on foliage; polyphagous] NHM2010; Pieridae: Anthocharis midea (Falcate Orangetip) [larvae feed on flowers, buds, & developing seedpods] Bar1999 Wg2005, Pieris napi oleracea (Mustard White) NHM2010; Pyralidae: Evergestis pallidata (Purple-Backed Cabbageworm) Cv2005