Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Potamogeton spp.
(Pondweed) [Potamogetonaceae]
(Observations are from Hottes & Frison, Clark et al., Covell, Cranshaw, Blackman & Eastop, Majka et al., Panzer et al.)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Neohaemonia flagellata Clk2004, Neohaemonia melsheimeri Clk2004, Neohaemonia nigricornis Clk2004; Curculionidae: Bagous restrictus [this insect is widely distributed in the USA & SE Canada] MAM2007

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae (Waterlily Aphid) [found on young shoots, petioles, & fruit stalks of cherry & plum trees, migrating during the summer to a wide variety of emergent aquatic & floating aquatic plants during the summer; widely distributed in North America & Europe] HF1931 BE2013

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Pyralidae: Munroessa icciusalis [larvae is protected by a case made of plant parts] Cv2005, Parapoynx allionealis (Water Milfoil Leafcutter Moth) [polyphagous] Pnz2006, Parapoynx obscuralis Cv2005, Synclita obliteralis (Waterlily Leafcutter Moth) [larvae is protected by a case made of plant parts] Crw2004 Cv2005