Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Eupatoriadelphus spp.
(Joe-Pye Weed) [Asteraceae]
(These plant species were originally assigned to the Eupatorium genus, and more recently to the Eutrochus genus. Observations are from Marshall, Wagner, Covell, Needham et al., Blackman & Eastop, Spencer & Steyskal, Natural History Museum, Panzer et al.)

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Amauromyza maculosa [larvae are blotch leaf-miners, probable host plants; widespread] SS1986, Calycomyza artemisiae [larvae are blotch leaf-miners, probable host plants; found in Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Wisconsin, & Canada] SS1986, Calycomyza flavinotum [larvae are blotch leaf-miners; found in Minnesota, Pennsylvania, New York, Massachusetts, Maine, & Canada] SS1986, 
Calycomyza platyptera [larvae are leaf-miners, probable host plants; found in Maryland & Mississippi] SS1986, Chromatomyia syngenesiae (Chrysanthemum Leafminer) Ndm1928, Liriomyza eupatorii [larvae are leaf-miners, probable host plants; found in North Carolina, Tennessee, & Canada] SS1986

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Uroleucon eupatoricolens [found on stems; distributed in NE USA & SE Canada, including Pennsylvania] BE2013

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Arctiidae: Haploa clymene (Clymene Moth) [polyphagous] NHM2010, Phragmatobia fuliginosa (Ruby Tiger Moth) [polyphagous] Msh2006 NHM2010; Geometridae: Eupithecia miserulata (Common Pug) [larvae feed on flowers, polyphagous] Wg2005; Noctuidae: Eupithecia miserulenta (Common Pug) [larvae feed on flowers, polyphagous] NHM2010, Papaipema eupatorii (Joe-Pye Borer Moth) NHM2010 Pnz2006, Perigea xanthioides (Red Groundling) NHM2010, Schinia trifascia (Three-Lined Flower Moth) [larvae feed on flowers & developing seeds] Cv2005; Pterophoridae: Oidaematophorus eupatorii (Eupatorium Plume Moth) [probable host plants; syn. Pterophora eupatorii] NHM2010; Sesiidae: Carmenta bassiformis (Eupatorium Borer Moth) [larvae feed on roots] Cv2005; Tortricidae: Paralobesia slingerlandana [larvae of this moth feed on both Boneset and Joe-Pye Weed species] NHM2010