Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Eragrostis spp.
(Love Grass) [Poaceae]
(Observations are from Barnes, Wagner, Bouseman et al., Needham et al., Felt, Blackman & Eastop, Opler & Krizek, Spencer & Steyskal, Natural History Museum)

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Cerodontha dorsalis (Grass Sheath Miner) [larvae are leaf-miners, pupating in sheaths; widespread] Ndm1928 SS1986

Homoptera (Sucking Insects
Aphididae: Colopha ulmicola [forms elongated cockscomb-like galls on elm leaves, migrating during the summer to the upper leaves & stems of Eragrostis spp. & possibly other grasses] BE2013

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Eurytomidae: Eurytomocharis eragrostidis (Love Grass Borer) [larvae live in stems] Flt1917

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Hesperiidae: Poanes hobomok (Hobomok Skipper) Wg2005, Poanes zabulon (Zabulon Skipper) Bar1999 Bou2006 OK1984 NHM2010