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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Dalea purpurea
(Purple Prairie Clover) [Fabaceae]
(Observations are from Knight, Campbell et al., Sauer, Opler & Krizek, Boe & Johnson)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Brentidae: Apion capitone [larvae feed on seeds, found in prairies, Dalea candida is also a host plant; syn. Kissingeria capitone] Sau2005 Pnz2006, Apion reconditum [larvae feed on seeds, found in prairies; syn. Trichapion reconditum] Sau2005, Apion tenuirostrum [larvae feed on seeds; syn. Trichapion tenuirostrum] BJ2014; Chrysomelidae: Acanthoscelides seminulum [larvae feed on seeds] BJ2014

Heteroptera (True Bugs)

Miridae: Lopidea minor Kn1941

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Pieridae: Colias cesonia (Dogface Sulphur) OK1984

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Acrididae: Melanoplus confusus (Little Pasture Grasshopper) [a preferred host plant] Cmp1974
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