Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Petunia hybrida
(Garden Petunia) [Solanaceae]
(observations are from Clark et al., Blackman & Eastop, Pepper, Spencer & Steyskal)

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Chrysomelidae: Epitrix cucumeris Clk2004, Epitrix hirtipennis Clk2004, Lema daturaphila Clk2004, Leptinotarsa decemlineata Clk2004

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Liriomyza trifolii [larvae are leaf-miners, polyphagous; widespread in E USA] SS1986

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Macrosiphum euphorbiae (Potato Aphid) [polyphagous] Pp1965, Nasonovia ribisnigri (Currant-Lettuce Aphid) [found at shoot tips of Ribes spp., curling their leaves; migrating during the summer to herbaceous plants in the Asteraceae & other plant families; this aphid has been found in NE USA, north-central USA, & Canada, including Illinois] BE2013