List of Lepidoptera that feed on goldenrods

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Goldenrods, Solidago spp., are used as food plants by the larvae (caterpillars) of a number of Lepidoptera species including:

Monophagous species which feed exclusively on Solidago
  • B. magnella
  • B. niveella
  • B. solidaginella
  • B. speciosa
  • C. puberuloides
  • C. ramosella - feeds on S. virga-aurea
  • C. rugosae - feeds on S. rugosa
  • C. solidaginella - feeds on S. virga-aurea
  • C. triplicis - feeds on S. sempervirens
Polyphagous species which feed on Solidago among other plants
  • C. acuminatoides
  • C. annulicola
  • C. duplicis
  • C. obscenella
  • S. nubila
  • S. nundina

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