Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Doellingeria umbellata
(Flat-Topped Aster) [Asteraceae]
(A scientific synonym of this plant is Aster umbellatus. Observations are from Wagner, Clark et al., Bouseman & Sternburg, Felt, Blackman & Eastop, Opler & Krizek)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Microrhopala excavata Clk2004

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Uroleucon paucosensoriatum [found on stems & inflorescences; this aphid is distributed in NE USA & Canada, including Maine, Michigan, & Illinois] BE2013

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Gelechiidae: Gnorimoschema gallaeasterella [larvae cause fusiform galls to develop on stems] Flt1917; Nymphalidae Chlosyne harrisii (Harris' Checkerspot) [oligophagous or monophagous] BS2001 Wg2005 OK1984