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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Erigeron annuus
(Annual Fleabane) [Asteraceae]
(Observations are from Hottes & Frison, Clark et al., Stireman et al., Blackman & Eastop, Pepper, Snodgrass et al., Natural History Museum)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Calligrapha praecelsis Clk2004

Diptera (Flies)
Cecidomyiidae: Asteromyia modesta Str2010

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Lygus lineolaris (Tarnished Plant Bug) [a preferred host plant] SSS1984, Polymerus basalis (Red-spotted Aster Mirid) SSS1984, Taylorilygus apicalis (Broken-backed Bug) SSS1984

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Uroleucon erigeronense [found on upper stems, this aphid has been observed in Illinois & Minnesota; syn. Uroleucon erigeronensis] HF1931 Pp1965, Uroleucon gravicorne Pp1965, Uroleucon olivei [found on stems of asters primarily; this aphid is distributed in NE USA & E Canada, including Ontario & Manitoba] BE2013

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Tortricidae: Archips purpurana (Omnivorous Leafroller Moth) [polyphagous] NHM2010, Sparganothis sulfureana (Sparganothis Fruitworm) [polyphagous] NHM2010, Xenotemna pallorana [polyphagous] NHM2010
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