Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Coreopsis spp.
(Coreopsis) [Asteraceae]
(Observations are from Knight, Wagne, Covell, Cranshaw, Blackman & Eastop, Miller, Natural History Museum)

Heteroptera (True Bugs)

Miridae: Polymerus basalis Kn1941

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Uroleucon ambrosiae (Brown Ambrosia Aphid) [possible misidentification, distributed in E USA] Crw2004 BE2013, Uroleucon reynoldense [distributed in E USA, including North Carolina & Michigan; records of Uroleucon ambrosiae on coreopsis probably refer to this aphid species] BE2013

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Pleuroprucha insulsaria (Common Tan Wave) [larvae feed on flowers] Wg2005, Synchlora aerata (Wavy-lined Emerald) [larvae feed on flowers] Cv2005 NHM2010, Tornos scolopacinaria (Dimorphic Gray) [syn. Tornos scolopacinarius] Cv2005; Oecophoridae: Agonopterix atrodorsella (Brown-collared Agonopterix) NHM2010; Pyralidae: Homoeosoma electellum (Sunflower Moth) [larvae feed on flowerheads] NHM2010; Tortricidae: Suleima helianthana (Sunflower Bud Moth) [larvae feed in buds, stems, & receptacles of flowerheads] Mlr1987 NHM2010