Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Paspalum setaceum
(Slender Beadgrass) [Poaceae]
(Observations are from Bouseman et al., Joern, Natural History Museum, ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Pseudococcidae: Antoninoides parrotti (Felted Grass Mealybug) [found at the base of host plant; this insect is found SW of Illinois, its range includes Kansas & Mississippi] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Hesperiidae: Polites vibex (Whirlabout) Bou2006 NHM2010

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Acrididae: Hesperotettix viridis (Meadow Purple-striped Grasshopper) [minor host plant] Jor1985, Melanoplus angustipennis (Narrow-winged Sand Grasshopper) [minor host plant] Jor1985, Melanoplus differentialis (Differential Grasshopper) [minor host plant] Jor1985, Phoetaliotes nebrascensis (Large-headed Grasshopper) [minor host plant]