Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Laportea canadensis
(Wood Nettle) [Urticaceae]
(Observations are from Barnes, Wagner, Rider, Needham et al., Opler & Krizek, ScaleNet)

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Agromyza subnigripes [larvae are leaf-miners, polyphagous] Ndm1928

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Pentatomidae: Proxys punctulatus Rid2009

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Pseudococcidae: Dysmicoccus mcdanieli [feeds on lower surface of leaves; this insect has been found in Missouri, where one of its host plants was referred to as Stinging Nettle; this plant was most likely Wood Nettle] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Noctuidae: Bomolocha edictalis (Large Bomolocha) Wg2005, Bomolocha sordidula (Sordid Bomolocha) Wg2005; Nymphalidae: Polygonia comma (Comma) Bar1999 Wg2005 OK1984, Polygonia interrogationis (Question Mark) Bar1999, Vanessa atalanta (Red Admiral) Bar1999 Wg2005 OK1984