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Insects Feeding
on these Plants:

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Cucumis melo
(Muskmelon) [Cucurbitaceae]
(observation are from Aldrich & Osten-Sacken, Felt, Spencer & Steyskal)

Diptera (Flies)

Agromyzidae: Liriomyza trifolii [larvae are leaf-miners, polyphagous; widespread in E USA] SS1986; Cecidomyiidae: Contarinia setigera (Hairy Melon Vine Midge, Melon Tip Midge) [larvae transform smaller leaves into hairy galls and cause stem tips to swell & curl] AOS1905 Flt1917
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