Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Glycine max
(Soybean) [Fabaceae]
(Observations are from Marshall, Rider, Clark et al., Dmitriev & Dietrich, Bouseman & Sternburg, Covell, Blackman & Eastop, Wheeler et al., Brust et al., Opler & Krizek, Charlet & Gavloski, ScaleNet, and Wilhelm & Rericha)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Cerotoma trifurcata Clk2004, Colaspis brunnea Clk2004, Odontota dorsalis Clk2004, Odontota horni Clk2004, Phyllecthris dorsalis Clk2004, Sumitrosis rosea Clk2004; Coccinellidae: Coleomegilla maculata (Spotted Lady Beetle) [adults & larvae are common predators of Aphis glycines, the Soybean Aphid] WR2017, Harmonia axyridis (Asian Lady Beetle) [adults & larvae are common predators of Aphis glycines, the Soybean Aphid] WR2017; Scarabaeidae: Popillia japonica (Japanese Beetle) [feeds on foliage & damages flowers] WR2017

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Halticus bractatus (Garden Fleahopper) WHM1983; Pentatomidae: Coenus delia Rid2009, Euschistus servus [polyphagous] Rid2009, Holcostethus limbolarius Rid2009

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Aphis glycines (Soybean Aphid) [found on Rhamnus spp. as primary hosts, migrating during the summer to herbaceous plants in the Fabaceae, among which soybean is the preferred secondary host; this aphid was introduced from E Asia into North America, including Illinois] Msh2006 BE2013 WR2017; Cicadellidae: Empoasca fabae [polyphagous] DD2010; Pseudococcidae:
Pseudococcus sorghiellus (Trochanter Mealybug) [polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in eastern USA] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Anacamptodes humaria (Small Purplish Gray) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Hesperiidae: Epargyreus clarus (Silver-spotted Skipper) [larvae uncommonly feed on leaflets] WR2017; Noctuidae: Pseudoplusia includens (Soybean Looper Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Nymphalidae: Vanessa cardui (Painted Lady) [larvae feed on leaves, polyphagous] BS2001 CG2011; Pieridae: Colias cesonia (Dogface Sulphur) OK1984

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Acrididae: Melanoplus differentialis (Differential Grasshopper) [this grasshopper is found in weedy roadsides, abandoned fields, field edges, & gardens] BHW2008, Melanoplus femurrubrum (Red-legged Grasshopper) [this grasshopper is found in woodland openings, weedy areas, fields, & gardens] BHW2008