Insects Feeding on
Goldenrods (Solidago spp.)


Insect Species
Scientific Name &
Common Name (if any)
Insect Family
Acuticauda solidaginifoliaeAphididae
(Aphids)
Pemphigus brevicornisAphididae
(Aphids)
Uroleucon ambrosiae
(Brown Ambrosia Aphid)
Aphididae
(Aphids)
Uroleucon chrysanthemiAphididae
(Aphids)
Uroleucon erigeronensisAphididae
(Aphids)
Uroleucon gravicorneAphididae
(Aphids)
Uroleucon rudbeckiaeAphididae
(Aphids)
Empoasca erigeronCicadellidae
(Leafhoppers)
Scaphytopius acutusCicadellidae
(Leafhoppers)
Campylenchia latipesMembracidae
(Treehoppers)
Entylia carinataMembracidae
(Treehoppers)
Publilia concavaMembracidae
(Treehoppers)
Ilnacora malinaMiridae
(Plant Bugs)
Lopidea media
(Goldenrod Plant Bug)
Miridae
(Plant Bugs)
Lygus lineolaris
(Tarnished Plant Bug)
Miridae
(Plant Bugs)
Plagiognathus politusMiridae
(Plant Bugs)
Polymerus flavocostatusMiridae
(Plant Bugs)
Slaterocoris atritibialisMiridae
(Plant Bugs)
Slaterocoris stygicusMiridae
(Plant Bugs)
Acrosternum hilaris
(Green Stink Bug)
Pentatomidae
(Stink Bugs)
Cosmopepla lintnerianaPentatomidae
(Stink Bugs)
Euschistus servus
(Brown Stink Bug)
Pentatomidae
(Stink Bugs)
Euschistus variolarius
(One-Spotted Stink Bug)
Pentatomidae
(Stink Bugs)
Holcostethus limbolariusPentatomidae
(Stink Bugs)
Homaemus aeneifrons aeneifronsPentatomidae
(Stink Bugs)
Trichopepla semivittata
(Petite Stink Bug)
Pentatomidae
(Stink Bugs)
Corythucha marmorata
(Chrysanthemum Lace Bug)
Tingidae
(Lace Bugs)
Calligrapha californicaChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Disonycha latifronsChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Exema canadensisChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Exema disparChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Longitarsus solidaginisChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Luperaltica nigripalpisChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Microrhopala erebusChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Microrhopala excavataChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Microrhopala vittataChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Ophraella americanaChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Ophraella confertaChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Ophraella sexvittataChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Trirhabda borealisChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Trirhabda canadensisChrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Zygogramma suturalis
(Ragweed Leaf Beetle)
Chrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Mordellistena unicolor*
(Goldenrod Gall Beetle)
Mordellidae
(Tumbling Flower Beetles)
Eurosta solidaginis
(Goldenrod Gall Fly)
Tephritidae
(Fruit Flies)
Eutreta novaeboracensis**Tephritidae
(Fruit Flies)
Trupanea actinobolaTephritidae
(Fruit Flies)
Hesperotettix viridis
(Meadow Purple-Striped Grasshopper)
Acrididae
(Grasshoppers)
Melanoplus confusus
(Pasture Grasshopper)
Acrididae
(Grasshoppers)

*the larvae of this species are predatory on the larvae of
Eurosta solidaginis (Goldenrod Gall Fly)

**larvae live in rhizomes

Note: Lepidoptera are excluded from this table.


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