Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Eupatoriadelphus maculatus
(Spotted Joe-Pye Weed) [Asteraceae]
(Scientific synonyms of this plant are Eupatorium maculatum and Eutrochus maculatus. Observations are from Hottes & Frison, Clark et al., Spencer & Steyskal, Lisberg & Young, Natural History Museum)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Exema dispar Clk2004, Ophraella notata Clk2004, Sumitrosis inaequalis Clk2004; Mordellidae: Mordellina pustulata [larvae bore through stems] LY2003

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Calycomyza flavinotum [larvae are blotch leaf-miners; found in Minnesota, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Maine, & Canada] SS1986

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Aphis vernoniae HF1931

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Arctiidae: Arctia caja (Great Tiger Moth) [this polyphagous moth is found mostly north of Illinois; it also feeds on Eupatoriadelphus purpureus] NHM2010