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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Lactuca sativa
(Garden Lettuce) [Asteraceae]
(Observations are from Covell, Blackman & Eastop, Watson, Robinson & Bradley, Gangwere, Natural History Museum)

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Poecilocapsus lineatus (Four-Lined Plant Bug) Wat1928

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Acyrthosiphon lactucae (Lettuce Aphid) [found on stems & leaf undersides, Garden Lettuce is the preferred host; this aphid has been introduced in North America from Europe] BE2013, Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Potato Aphid) [polyphagous] RB1965, Pemphigus betae (Sugar Beet Root Aphid) RB1965

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Arctiidae: Grammia doris (Doris Tiger Moth) Cv2005, Grammia virgo (Virgin Tiger Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Geometridae: Scopula cacuminaria (Frosted Tan Wave) NHM2010; Noctuidae: Agrotis ipsilon (Ipsilon Dart) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Anarta trifolii (The Nutmeg) [polyphagous] NHM2010, Chrysodeixis includens (Soybean Looper Moth) [polyphagous; syn. Pseudoplusia includens] NHM2010, Heliothis turbatus (Spotted Straw) Cv2005, Spodoptera exigua (Beet Armyworm) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Trichoplusia ni (Cabbage Looper Moth) [polyphagous] NHM2010

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Tettigoniidae: Atlanticus testaceus (Protean Shieldback) [acceptable as a food plant, lab observations] Ggw1967
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