Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Glyceria spp.
(Manna Grass) [Poaceae]
(Observations are from Blackman & Eastop, Pepper, Spencer & Streyskal, Natural History Museum, Panzer et al.)

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Cerodontha pygmaea [larvae are leaf-miners; found in New York & Canada] SS1986

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Carolinaia howardii [found on poison ivy as primary host, migrating during the summer to various grasses] BE2013, Metopolophium dirhodum (Rose-Grass Aphid) [found on roses as primary hosts, migrating during the summer to the leaves of various grasses, and some sedges & rushes] BE2013, Rhopalomyzus poae [found on honeysuckle shrubs as primary hosts, migrating during the summer to the basal parts of various grasses; this aphid has been observed in Wisconsin & Illinois, it also occurs in Europe] BE2013, Rhopalosiphum oxyacanthae (Apple-Grass Aphid) [curls young leaves of various trees & shrubs in the Rosaceae, migrating during the summer to the roots of various grasses; found in north-central & NE USA, including Illinois] BE2013, Sipha glyceriae Pp1965

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Elachistidae: Elachista irrorata [larvae are leaf-miners] NHM2010; Noctuidae: Apamea impulsa (Southern Quaker) [this moth is a boreal species that is mostly found north of Illinois] Pnz2006