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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Plantago lanceolata
(English Plantain) [Plantaginaceae]
(observations are from Knight, Rider, Clark et al., Cranshaw, Needham et al., Gangwere, Opler & Krizek, Spencer & Steyskal, Majka et al.)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Dibolia borealis (Northern Plantain Flea Beetle) [adults & larvae feed on leaves, larvae are leaf-miners] Clk2004; Curculionidae: Gymnetron pascuorum [this Eurasian insect is widely distributed in the USA & S Canada] MAM2007

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Phytomyza plantaginis [larvae are leaf-miners; widespread] Ndm1928 SS1986

Heteroptera (True Bugs)

Miridae: Halticus bractatus (Garden Flea Hopper) [polyphagous] Kn1941; Pentatomidae: Cosmopepla lintneriana Rid2009, Euschistus servus [polyphagous] Rid2009

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Dysaphis plantaginea (Rosy Apple Aphid) [English Plantain is a summer host] Crw2004

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Nymphalidae: Euphydryas phaeton phaeton (Baltimore) [rarely selected as a host plant] OK1984, Junonia coenia (Buckeye) OK1984

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Tettigoniidae:
Atlanticus testaceus (Protean Shieldback) [acceptable as a food plant, lab observations] Ggw1967, Conocephalus brevipennis (Short-winged Meadow Katydid) [nymphs feed on flowers, field observations] Ggw1961
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