Insects Feeding on Arrowhead
(Sagittaria spp.)

Insect Species
Scientific Name &
Common Name (if any)
Insect Family
Donacia caerulea*Chrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Donacia parvidens*Chrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Donacia rufa*Chrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Donacia rufescens*Chrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Donacia subtilis*Chrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Donacia tuberculata*Chrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Galerucella nymphaeae*
(Waterlily Beetle)
Chrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Plateumaris rufa*Chrysomelidae
(Leaf Beetles)
Listronotus appendiculatus**Curculionidae
(Weevils)
Listronotus caudatusCurculionidae
(Weevils)
Listronotus delumbis***Curculionidae
(Weevils)
Listronotus echinodori***Curculionidae
(Weevils)
Listronotus sordidusCurculionidae
(Weevils)
Listronotus squamiger***Curculionidae
(Weevils)
Lixellus lutulentus Curculionidae
(Weevils)
Onychylis nigrirostris
(Pickerelweed Weevil)
Curculionidae
(Weevils)
Rhopalosiphum nymphaeae
(Waterlily Aphid)
Aphididae
(Aphids)
Parapoynx obscuralis
(Obscure Pondweed Moth)
Crambidae
(Crambid Moths)
Acronicta oblinita
(Smeared Dagger Moth)
Noctuidae
(Owlet Moths)
Bellura obliqua
(Cattail Borer Moth)
Noctuidae
(Owlet Moths)
Leptocerus americanus Leptoceridae
(Long-horned Caddisflies)
Triaenodes abus Leptoceridae
(Long-horned Caddisflies)
Triaenodes ignitus Leptoceridae
(Long-horned Caddisflies)
Triaenodes marginatus Leptoceridae
(Long-horned Caddisflies)
Melanoplus bivittatus
(Two-striped Grasshopper)
Acrididae
(Grasshoppers)
Paroxya atlantica
(Atlantic Grasshopper)
Acrididae
(Grasshoppers)
Paroxya clavuliger
(Olive-Green Swamp Grasshopper)
Acrididae
(Grasshoppers)
Paroxya hoosieri
(Indiana Swamp Grasshopper)
Acrididae
(Grasshoppers)
Conocephalus brevipennis
(Short-winged Meadow Katydid)
Tettigoniidae
(Katydids)

*feeds on leaves and/or roots, **feeds on flowers and/or seedheads
***larvae bore through petioles & peduncles, feeds on leaves & petioles
sucks plant juices from emergent vegetation, polyphagous
larvae or nymphs feed on emergent and/or floating leaves
 young larvae mine leaves, older larvae bore into petioles and/or roots
larvae feed on submerged leaves, petioles, peduncles, and/or buds

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