Subject: WAFFLE BUG
Location: Courtice, Ontario Canada
September 9, 2016 5:40 pm
I found this unusual bug on a leaf near the golden rod plants.
Really different than anything I’ve seen before. It was eating the leaf. there were light tan colored ones and all white ones. they look like waffles. Hope you have an idea what they are.
Signature: Terri Martin
Thanks to providing us with the host plant Goldenrod, we feel quite confident your Lace Bug is a Chrysanthemum Lace Bug, Corythucha marmorata, because according to BugGuide: “hosts: several species of Asteraceae; reported from Solidago, Aster, Ambrosia, Helianthus, Rudbeckia, Echinops.” Solidago is the genus for Goldenrod.