Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Distichlis spp.
(Salt Grass) [Poaceae]
(Observations are from Felt, ScaleNet)

Diptera (Flies)

Cecidomyiidae: Astictoneura agrostis [syn. Neolasioptera agrostis, larvae form fusiform galls on stems] Flt1917; Chloropidae: Homaluroides distichliae (False Spike Grass Fly) [larvae form ovoid bract-covered galls] Flt1917

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Trionymus caricis (Carex Mealybug) [found underneath leaf sheaths; this insect occurs in Maryland, Massachusetts, Tennessee, & elsewhere in the USA] SN2014

Trombidiformes (Mites)
Tenuipalpidae: Dolichotetranychus carnea [mites cause club-shaped shoots with rudimentary leaves] Flt1917