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Insects Feeding
on this Plant
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Cucurbita pepo
(Squash) [Cucurbitaceae]
(Observations are from Froeschner, Hottes & Frison, Covell, Spencer & Steyskal)

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae:
Liriomyza trifolii [larvae are leaf-miners, polyphagous; widespread in E USA] SS1986

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Coreidae: Anasa tristis Fr1942, Leptoglossus oppositus Fr1942 


Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Aphis gossypii [polyphagous] HF1931

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Arctiidae: Melittia cucurbitae (Squash Vine Borer) [larvae bore into lower stems of vines] Cv2005, Spilosoma virginica (Yellow Bear Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Pyralidae: Diaphania hyalinata (Melonworm Moth) [larvae prefer foliage] Cv2005, Diaphania nitidalis (Pickleworm Moth) [larvae feed on tender stems, flowers, & fruits] Cv2005
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