Insects Feeding
on St. John's Wort
(Hypericum spp.)

Insect Species  
Scientific Name &
Common Name (if any)
Insect Family
Brachysiphum hyperici
(Aphid sp.)
Aphididae
Graphops curtipennis
(Leaf Beetle sp.)
Chrysomelidae
Pachybrachis relictus
(Leaf Beetle sp.)
Chrysomelidae
Paria sellata
(Leaf Beetle sp.)
Chrysomelidae
Synchlora aerata*
(Wavy-Lined Emerald)
Geometridae
Strymon melinus
(Gray Hairstreak)
Lycaenidae
Eupithecia miserulata*
(Common Pug)
Noctuidae
Hyppa xylinoides*
(Common Hyppa)
Noctuidae
Melanchra assimilis*
(Black Arches)
Noctuidae
Nedra ramosula*
(Gray Half-Spot)
Noctuidae
Agonopterix hyperella
(Oecophorid Moth sp.)
Oecophoridae
Platynota flavedana
(Variegated Leafroller Moth)
Tortricidae

*these are moth species

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