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Peer-Review Article


Adults of the flea beetle, Systena hudsonias, were observed feeding on Ambro- sia trifida and eight previously unrecorded host plants in southwestern Virginia. New host plant records for S. hudsonias include: Arctium minus, Aster nova­ angliae, Chrysanthemum maximum, Eupatorium fistulosum, Helianthus annuus, Rudbeckia hirta (Asteraceae), Mentha spicata (Lamiaceae), and Verbena urticifoiia (Verbenaceae).

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