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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Helianthus hirsutus
(Hairy Sunflower) [Asteraceae]
(observations are from Clark et al., Marcovitch, Charlet & Gavloski)

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Chrysomelidae: Exema dispar Clk2004, Microrhopala rileyi Clk2004, Physonota helianthi Clk2004, Sumitrosis inaequalis Clk2004; Curculionidae: Smicronyx fulvus (Red Sunflower Seed Weevil) [larvae feed on seeds] CG2011

Diptera (Flies)
Tephritidae: Strauzia longipennis (Sunflower Maggot) [larvae bore through stems] Mar1916

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Gelechiidae: Dichomeris inserrata (Indented Dichomeris Moth) [larvae roll leaves and feed from within] Mar1916
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