Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Nasturtium officinale
(Water Cress) [Brassicaceae]
(A scientific synonym of this plant is Rorippa nasturtium-aquaticum; observations are from Clark et al., Blackman & Eastop, Wheeler et al., Harms & Grodowitz, Opler & Krizek, Pepper, Majka et al., Natural History Museum)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Brentidae: Apion pensylvanicum [adults feed on this plant; this insect is widely distributed; syn. Fallapion pennsylvanicum] MAM2007; Chrysomelidae: Microtheca ochroloma Clk2004, Phaedon laevigatus Clk2004, Phyllotreta conjuncta Clk2004, Phyllotreta cruciferae Clk2004, Phyllotreta ramosa Clk2004, Phyllotreta robusta Clk2004, Phyllotreta striolata Clk2004, Phyllotreta zimmermanni Clk2004, Psylliodes punctulatus Clk2004; Curculionidae: Amalorrhynchus melanarius [this insect is adventive from Europe, it has been found in NE USA] HG2009

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Sixeonotus tenebrosus WHM1983

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Aphis nasturtii (Buckthorn Aphid) [found on Rhamnus spp. as primary hosts, migrating during the summer to various herbaceous plants] BE2013 Pp1965

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Pieridae: Pieris napi oleracea (Mustard White) OK1984 NHM2010