Insects Feeding
on this Plant

Oryza sativa
(Rice) [Poaceae]
(Observations are from Vaurie, Clark et al., Bouseman et al., Blackman & Eastop, Opler & Krizek, O'Brien & Anderson, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Oulema melanopus Clk2004; Curculionidae: Lissorhoptrus oryzophilus OA1996, Lissorhoptrus simplex OA1996, Sphenophorus minimus (Little Billbug) Vau1983

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Rhopalosiphum maidis (Corn Leaf Aphid) [found on young leaves, this aphid was introduced from Asia] BE2013, Rhopalosiphum padi (Bird Cherry & Oat Aphid) [found on leaf undersides of Bird Cherry & Chokecherry, and rolling them; migrating during the summer to various grasses & iris; widely distributed in North America, including Illinois] BE2013, Tetraneura nigriabdominalis [forms stalked elongated galls on elm leaves, migrating during the summer to the roots of grasses; this aphid was introduced from E Asia into North America, including Illinois] BE2013;
Pseudococcidae: Chorizococcus rostellum (Bermuda Grass Mealybug) [feeds mostly on roots; this insect is found in SE USA as far north as Maryland & Tennessee] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Hesperiidae: Ancyloxypha numitor (Least Skipper) OK1984, Lerodea eufala (Eufala Skipper) Bou2006, Panquina ocola (Ocola Skipper) Bou2006