Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Lolium perenne
(English Rye Grass) [Poaceae]
(Observations are from Clark et al., Robinson & Bradley, Spencer & Steyskal, Wilbur, Natural History Museum, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Chrysomelidae: Oulema melanopus Clk2004

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Chromatomyia pseudomilii [larvae are leaf-miners; found in North Carolina, Tennessee, California, & Europe] SS1986

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Metopolophium dirhodum (Rose-Grass Aphid) RB1965, Schizaphis graminum (Greenbug) RB1965; Cicadellidae: Endria inimica (Painted Leafhopper) Wlb1954; Pseudococcidae:
Heterococcus nudus (Naked Grass Mealybug) [found on the crown & underneath leaf sheaths of host plants; this insect is widely distributed in northern USA & California] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Arctiidae: Ctenucha virginica (Virginia Ctenucha) NHM2010