Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Acer platanoides
(Norway Maple) [Aceraceae]
(Observations are from MacRae, Blackman & Eastop, Pepper, Cranshaw, ScaleNet, Wilhelm & Rericha)

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Buprestidae: Chrysobothris femorata (Flat-Headed Apple Tree Borer) [larvae bore through dead or living trees] Mcr1991; Scarabaeidae: Popillia japonica (Japanese Beetle) [polyphagous] Crw2004

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Periphyllus lyropictus (Norway Maple Aphid) [found on leaf undersides; this aphid occurs in NE USA & Canada, it was introduced from Europe] BE2013 Pp1965 Crw2004; Diaspididae: 
Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (False San Jose Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in N USA & S Canada, also in Eurasia, where it is native] SN2014, Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San Jose Scale) [usually found on bark, polyphagous, although preferring woody species in the Rosaceae; this insect is widely distributed; syn. Comstockaspis perniciosa, syn. Quadraspidiotus perniciosus] SN2014, Lepidosaphes ulmi (Oystershell Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA, S Canada, & Eurasia] SN2014; Pseudococcidae: Heliococcus stachyos [found on twigs, branches, & roots; this insect has been found in Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC, & California] SN2014, Phenacoccus acericola (Maple Mealybug) [widely distributed in the USA, found on leaf undersides] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Moths, & Skippers)
Nepticulidae: Etainia sericopeza (Norway Maple Maple Seed Miner) [larvae form serpentine mines at the base of samaras, feeding on seeds, later generation mines through petioles of leaves; syn. Ectodemia sericopeza] WR2017