Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Panicum dichotomiflorum
(Fall Panicum) [Poaceae]
(observations are from Clark et al., Needham et al., Blackman & Eastop, Spencer & Steyskal, Sudbrink & Grant)

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Chrysomelidae: Chaetocnema denticulata Clk2004, Chaetocnema pulicaria Clk2004

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Agromyza proxima [larvae are leaf-miners; found in New York & Canada] SS1986, Cerodontha dorsalis (Grass Sheath Miner) [larvae are leaf-miners, pupating in sheaths; widespread] Ndm1928

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Hysteroneura setariae (Rusty Plum Aphid) [found on plum & possibly cherry trees as primary hosts, migrating during the summer to the leaves & inflorescences of various grasses; this aphid is native to North America, including Illinois] BE2013

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Helicoverpa zea (Corn Earworm) [polyphagous] SG1995