Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Castilleja spp.
(Paintbrush, Painted Cup) [Scrophulariaceae]
(Observations are from Covell, Blackman & Eastop, ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Nearctaphis bakeri [found on young leaves & flower buds of hawthorns & other shrubs in the Rosaceae during the spring, migrating to various herbaceous plants in the Fabaceae & other plant families during the summer; this aphid is widespread in North America, found in Illinois] BE2013;
Pseudococcidae: Chnaurococcus trifolii (Clover Root Mealybug) [found on roots, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA & Canada] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Arctiidae: Grammia oithona (Oithona Tiger Moth) [host plant referred to as 'painted cup'] Cv2005