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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Danthonia spicata
(Poverty Oat Grass) [Poaceae]
(observations are from DeLong, Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta., Gangwere, Opler & Krizek, Natural History Museum)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Cicadellidae: Laevicephalus melsheimerii Dlg1948

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Hesperiidae: Hesperia leonardus (Leonard's Skipper) OK1984 NHM2010, Hesperia sassacus (Indian Skipper) NHM2010


Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Acrididae: Arphia sulphurea (Sulphur-winged Grasshopper) [lab observations] Ggw1961, Chloealtis conspersa (Spinkled Grasshopper) [feeds on dry leaves, both field & lab observations] Ggw1961, Chorthippus curtipennis (Meadow Grasshopper) [lab observations] Ggw1961, Chortophaga viridifasciata (Green-striped Grasshopper) [nibbled on leaves, field observations] Wy1994 Ggw1961, Encoptolophus sordidus (Clouded Grasshopper) [lab observations] Ggw1961, Orphulella speciosa (Slantfaced Pasture Grasshopper) Wy1994
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