Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Elymus canadensis
(Canada Wild Rye) [Poaceae]
(Observations are from DeLong, Microleps website, Clark et al., Rider, Needham et al., Spencer & Steyskal, Braun, Natural History Museum)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Diabrotica barberi [larvae feed on roots] Clk2004

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Cerodontha superciliosa [larvae are leaf-miners; widespread in the northern half of USA] Ndm1928 SS1986

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Pentatomidae: Euschistus servus [polyphagous] Rid2009

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Cicadellidae: Commellus comma Dlg1948 

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Elachistidae: Elachista illectella [larvae are leaf-miners; syn. Cosmiotes illectella] NHM2010, Elachista leucofrons [larvae are leaf-miners, Canada Wild Rye is a preferred host plant; this moth is found in North Carolina, Ohio, & Colorado] Mic2010 Br1948 NHM2010; Noctuidae: Dargida diffusa (Wheathead Armyworm) NHM2010, Resapamea stipata (Four-lined Borer Moth) NHM2010