Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Tridens flavus
(Purple-Top) [Poaceae]
(observations are from Barnes, Wagner, Bouseman et al., Blackman & Eastop, Opler & Krizek, Natural History Museum)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Hysteroneura setariae (Rusty Plum Aphid) [found on plum & possibly cherry trees as primary hosts, migrating during the summer to the leaves & inflorescences of various grasses; this North American aphid has been found in Illinois] BE2013

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Hesperiidae: Poanes hobomok (Hobomok Skipper) Wg2005, Polites origenes (Crossline Skipper) Bar1999 Bou2006 OK1984 NHM2010, Pompeius verna (Little Glassywing) Bou2006 Wg2005 OK1984 NHM2010; Nymphalidae: Cercyonis pegala (Common Wood Nymph) Bar1999 Wg2005 OK1984 NHM2010