Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Acer pseudoplatanus
(Sycamore Maple) [Aceraceae]
(Observations are from Wheeler et al., Pepper, ScaleNet)

Heteroptera (True Bugs)

Miridae: Diphleps unica WHM1983, Paraxenetus guttulatus WHM1983, Phytocoris canadensis WHM1983

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Drepanosiphum platanoides (Sycamore Maple Aphid) Pp1965; Diaspididae: Chionaspis salicis (Willow Scurfy Scale) [found mainly on twigs & branches; this insect is polyphagous, although it prefers Salix spp. & Populus spp.; this insect is widely distributed in the USA] SN2014, Diaspidiotus forbesi (Forbe's Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect occurs in north-central USA & elsewhere] SN2014, Lepidosaphes conchiformis (Fig Scale) [found on bark & leaves, also fig fruits in California; this insect occurs in some areas of both E USA & W USA, including Missouri & California; it was introduced from Eurasia] SN2014