Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Prenanthes spp.
(White Lettuce) [Asteraceae]
(Observations are from Hottes & Frison, Felt, Natural History Museum)

Diptera (Flies)
Cecidomyiidae: Cystiphora canadensis [larvae cause flat purplish galls to develop on leaves] Flt1917

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Uroleucon ambrosiae (Brown Ambrosia Aphid) [possible misidentification of aphid] HF1931

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Cynipidae: Aulacidea nabali [larvae cause irregular basal swellings to develop on stems] Flt1917

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Tortricidae: Argyrotaenia mariana (Gray-banded Leafroller Moth) [polyphagous; this moth is found mostly east of Illinois] NHM2010