Aphids, Leafhoppers, &
Treehoppers Feeding on
Sunflowers
(Helianthus spp.)


Aphid, Leafhopper,
& Treehopper Species
Scientific Name &
Common Name (if any)
Insect Family
Aphis debilicornis Aphididae (Aphids)
Aphis helianthi
(Sunflower Aphid)
Aphididae (Aphids)
Aphis rumicis* Aphididae (Aphids)
Macrosiphum gei* Aphididae (Aphids)
Myzsus persicae*
(Green Peach Aphid)
Aphididae (Aphids)
Uroleucon ambrosiae  
(Brown Ambrosia Aphid)
Aphididae (Aphids)
Uroleucon illini illini Aphididae (Aphids)
Uroleucon illini crudae Aphididae (Aphids)
Uroleucon illini sangamonensis Aphididae (Aphids)
Uroleucon rudbeckiae Aphididae (Aphids)
Uroleucon rurale Aphididae (Aphids)
Mesamia nigridorsum Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Mesamia stramineus Cicadellidae (Leafhoppers)
Acutalis tartarea Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Campylenchia latipes*
(Wide-Footed Treehopper)
Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Ceresa bubualus*
(Buffalo Treehopper)
Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Entylia bactriana Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Pubilia concava* Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Stictocephala diceros* Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Stictocephala lutea Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Stictocephala taurina* Membracidae (Treehoppers)
Tortistilus inermis* Membracidae (Treehoppers)

*polyphagous

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