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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Gossypium hirsutum
(Cotton) [Malvaceae]
(Observations are from Hottes & Frison, Covell, Hamilton, Brust et al., ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Aphis gossypii HF1931; Cercopidae: Lepyronia angulifera [host plant of adults; this spittlebug is found as far north as New Jersey] Hm1982; Pseudococcidae:
Phenacoccus solenopsis (Solenopsis Mealybug) [feeds on foliage & sometimes roots, polyphagous; widespread] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Arctiidae: Grammia arge (Arge Tiger Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Noctuidae: Acronicta oblinita (Smeared Dagger Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Anomis erosa (Yellow Scallop Moth) Cv2005, Helicoverpa zea (Corn Earworm) [syn. Heliothis zea] Cv2005, Spodoptera frugiperda (Fall Armyworm) [polyphagous] Cv2005

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