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Insects Feeding
on these Plants:

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Lupinus spp.
(Lupine) [Fabaceae]
(Observations are from Covell, Cranshaw, Felt, Blackman & Eastop, Opler & Krizek, ScaleNet)

Diptera (Flies)
Cecidomyiidae: Dasineura trifolii (Clover Leaf Midge) [larvae fold leaflets around galls] Flt1917

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Macrosiphum albifrons (Lupine Aphid) [found on stems, leaves, & inflorescences; distributed in NE USA & Canada; also occurs in W USA] BE2013; Pseudococcidae:
Phenacoccus solenopsis (Solenopsis Mealybug) [feeds on foliage & sometimes roots, polyphagous; widespread] SN2014, Pseudococcus dolichomelos (False Trochanter Mealybug) [polyphagous; this insect has been found in NE USA & elsewhere] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Arctiidae: Grammia phyllira (Phyllira Tiger Moth) [polyphagus] Cv2005, Grammia placentia (Placentia Tiger Moth) Cv2005, Utetheisa bella (Bella Moth) Cv2005; Cosmopterigidae: Walshia miscecolorella (Sweet Clover Root Borer) [larvae bore through stems & roots] Cv2005; Lycaenidae: Lycaeides melissa (Melissa Blue) [western populations of this butterfly, not including Illinois] OK1984; Noctuidae: Caenurgina crassiuscula (Clover Looper Moth) Cv2005, Euclidia cuspidea
(Toothed Somberwing) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Nymphalidae: Vanessa cardui (Painted Lady) [polyphagous] Crw2004
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