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Insects Feeding
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Monarda spp.
(Bee Balm) [Lamiaceae]
(Observations are from Froeschner, Wagner, Hottes & Frison, Marshall, and Clark et al., Covell, Pepper, Panzer et al.)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Physonota unipunctata Clk2004 Msh2006

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Coreidae: Euthochtha galeator Fr1942; Rhopalidae: Arhyssus nigristernum Fr1942


Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Aphis gossypii (Cotton Aphid) [polyphagous; sometimes this aphid is classified as Aphis monardae when it feeds on bee balm] Pp1965, Hyalomyzus monardae HF1931, Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Potato Aphid) [polyphagous] Pp1965

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Noctuidae: Anterastria teratophora (The Gray Marvel) [syn. Agriopodes teratophora] Cv2005; Pyralidae: Pyrausta inveterascalis [larvae feed on seeds] Pnz2006, Pyrausta orphisalis Cv2005 Msh2006, Pyrausta signatalis Msh2006; Sphingidae: Sphinx eremitus (Hermit Sphinx) Cv2005 Wg2005
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