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Solidago gigantea
(Giant Goldenrod) [Asteraceae]
(A scientific synonym of this species is Solidago serotina. Observations are from Thomas, Clark et al., Needham et al., Stireman et al., Felt, Blackman & Eastop, Loeffler, Spencer & Steyskal, Lisberg & Young)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Brachypnoea margaretae Clk2004, Exema canadensis Clk2004, Microrhopala vittata (Goldenrod Leafminer) Clk2004, Ophraella conferta Clk2004, Ophraella sexvittata Clk2004, Paria thoracica Clk2004, Sumitrosis inaequalis Clk2004, Trirhabda borealis Clk2004, Trirhabda canadensis Clk2004, Trirhabda virgata Clk2004; Mordellidae: Mordellina pustulata [larvae bore through stems] LY2003, Mordellistena convicta [larvae bore through stems] LY2003

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Ophiomyia texana [larvae are leaf-miners, polyphagous] Ndm1928,
Phytomyza astotinensis [larvae are leaf-miners; found in Wisconsin & Alberta] SS1986; Cecidomyiidae: Asphondylia monacha (Nun Midge) [larvae form small ovoid galls between adherent leaves] Flt1917, Asteromyia carbonifera Str2010, Asteromyia modesta Str2010, Rhopalomyia capitata (Goldenrod Rosette Midge) [larvae form small rosette galls] Flt1917

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Uroleucon gigantiphagum [found in Michigan] BE2013, Uroleucon rudbeckiae Th1877

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Gelechiidae: 
Dichomeris bilobella (Bilobed Dichomeris Moth) [this leaf-folding moth is found in fields, woodland openings, & forests] Lf1994, Dichomeris juncidella [this leaf-folding moth is found in fields] Lf1994, Dichomeris leuconotella [this leaf-folding moth is found in fields] Lf1994, Dichomeris levisella [this leaf-folding moth is found in fields & woodland openings] Lf1994, Dichomeris nonstrigella [this leaf-folding moth is found in fields, roadsides, and woodland openings] Lf1994, Dichomeris ochripalpella (Shining Dichomeris Moth) [this leaf-folding moth is found in fields, woodland openings, & forests] Lf1994
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