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Insects Feeding
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Veronicastrum virginicum
(Culver's Root) [Scrophulariaceae]
(Observations are from Vance, Rider, Clark et al., Panzer et al.)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Capraita thyamoides Clk2004

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Pentatomidae: Holcostethus limbolarius [polyphagous] Rid2009

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Noctuidae: Papaipema sciata (Culver's Root Borer Moth) [larvae bore through lower stems & roots, monophagous] Pnz2006

Thysanoptera (Thrips)
Thripidae: Frankliniella tritici (Eastern Flower Thrips) [found on flowers, observed in IL, polyphagous] Van1974


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