List of Lepidoptera that feed on Aster

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Aster species are used as food plants by the larvae of a number of Lepidoptera species including:

Monophagous species which feed exclusively on Aster
  • B. cuneigera - feeds on A. shortii
  • B. errans
  • B. maritima - feeds on A. tripolium
  • B. sexnotata
  • C. astericola
  • C. asteris
  • C. bidens - feeds on A. umbellatus
  • C. dextrella
  • C. ericoides
  • C. granifera
  • C. laurentella
  • C. longicornella - feeds on A. tripolium
  • C. nemorella - feeds on A. nemoralis
  • C. simulans
  • C. sparsipuncta
Polyphagous species which feed on Aster among other plants
  • C. acuminatoides - recorded on A. acuminatus
  • C. annulicola
  • C. conspicuella
  • C. corsicella - recorded on A. amellus
  • C. ditella - recorded on A. sedifolius
  • C. duplicis
  • C. linosyridella
  • C. obscenella - recorded on A. tripolium
  • C. polemoniella - recorded on A. ericoides
  • S. arcigera
  • S. nundina
  • S. villosa

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