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Insects Feeding
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Acer spp.
(Maple) [Aceraceae]
(Observations are from Bouseman & Sternburg, Yanega, Wagner, Marshall, Microleps website, Dmitriev & Dietrich, Covell, Needham et al., Smith, Blackman & Eastop, Watson, Hamilton, Miller, Pepper, Spencer & Steyskal, Majka et al., Cranshaw, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Cerambycidae: Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian Long-horned Beetle) [maples are preferred host plants, polyphagous] Crw2004, Anthophylax attenuata (Mottled Longhorn Beetle) [larvae bore through decaying logs] Msh2006 Ya1996, Anthophylax viridis Ya1996, Dryobius sexnotatus Ya1996, Encyclops caerulea [larvae found in outer bark of living trees] Ya1996, Graphisurus triangulifer Ya1996, Molorchus bimaculatus bimaculatus [larvae found underneath bark of dead branches] Ya1996, Smodicum cucujiforme [larvae bore through dry heartwood] Ya1996, Stenocorus schaumii Ya1996, Sternidius mimeticus Ya1996, Sternidius misellus Ya1996, Strangalia bicolor Ya1996, Trigonarthris proxima Ya1996, Urgleptes querci [larvae bore through branches] Ya1996, Xylotrechus aceris (Gall-Making Maple Borer) [larvae bore through twigs & wounds of live trees, causing gall-like swellings] Msh2006 Ya1996; Chrysomelidae: Baliosus nervosus (Basswood Leafminer) Ndm1928; Curculionidae: Phyllobius oblongus (European Snout Weevil) [polyphagous; adults feed on leaves of trees, larvae feed on roots of other plants] MAM2007, Polydrusus cervinus [polyphagous; adults feed on leaves of trees, larvae feed on roots of other plants; this Eurasian insect is found in NE USA & SE Canada] MAM2007, Polydrusus sericeus (Green Immigrant Leaf Weevil) [polyphagous; adults feed on leaves of trees & shrubs, larvae feed on roots of other plants; syn. Polydrusus formosus] MAM2007, Sciaphilus asperatus (Strawberry Root Weevil) [polyphagous; adults feed on leaves of trees, larvae feed on roots of other plants; this Eurasian insect is found in NE USA & S Canada] MAM2007, Stenoscelis brevis [polyphagous, larvae are found under bark; this insect is widely distributed] MAM2007; Scolytidae: Corythylus columbianus (Columbian Timber Beetle) [polyphagous; this insect is found in E USA & Nova Scotia] MAM2007, Lymantor decipiens [this insect is found in NE & north-central USA, & SE Canada] MAM2007, Monarthrum mali (Apple Wood Stainer) [polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed] MAM2007, Xyleborus sayi [polyphagous; this insect is found in NE USA & SE Canada] MAM2007, Xyloterinus politus [this insect is found in NE & north-central USA, & Canada] MAM2007

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Phytobia setosa (Red Maple Cambium Borer) [larvae bore through branches, trunk, & roots; widespread in NE & Midwest USA, also Canada] SS1986

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Lygocoris vitticollis (Y-Crossed Cream Bug) [found in moist shaded situations] Wat1928

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Drepanaphis acerifoliae [found on leaves] BE2013 Pp1965, Drepanaphis carolinensis Pp1965, Drepanaphis nigricans Pp1965, Neoprociphilus aceris (Woolly Maple Aphid) Pp1965, Periphyllus americanus (American Maple Aphid) Pp1965, Prociphilus tessellatus (Woolly Alder Aphid) [maples are winter hosts; usually this aphid is found on Acer saccharinum, less often Acer rubrum] Crw2004; Cercopidae: 
Neophilaenus lineatus (Lined Spittlebug) [host plants of adults] Hm1982; Cicadellidae: Eratoneura incondita DD2010, Eratoneura macra DD2010, Eratoneura sandersoni DD2010, Eratoneura trautmanae DD2010, Erythridula hamata DD2010; Coccidae: Neopulvinaria innumerabilis (Cottony Maple Scale) Msh2006; 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, Clavaspis ulmi (Elm Armored Scale) [usually found on rough bark, preferring Ulmus spp. as host plants; this insect occurs in E USA & Ontario] SN2014, Diaspidiotus ancylis (Putnam Scale) [found on leaves, sometimes bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA] SN2014, Diaspidiotus juglansregiae (English Walnut Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA] 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, Lopholeucaspis japonica (Japanese Maple Scale) [causes dieback of branches, polyphagous; this insect is found mostly in NE USA, it was introduced from E Asia] SN2014, Melanaspis tenebricosa (Gloomy Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect occurs in E USA & California] SN2014; Pseudococcidae: Dysmicoccus wistariae (Taxus Mealybug) [polyphagous, although Taxus spp. are preferred hosts; widely distributed in NE & north-central USA] SN2014, Heliococcus osborni (Osborn Mealybug) [polyphagous, mostly found on woody vegetation] SN2014, Phenacoccus acericola (Maple Mealybug) [widely distributed in the USA, found on leaf undersides] Crw2004 SN2014, Pseudococcus comstocki (Comstock Mealybug) [found on foliage, including lower side of leaves; polyphagous, feeding on woody vegetation; this insect is widely distributed in NE & north-central USA, it is also found in Ontario] SN2014, Pseudococcus maritimus (Grape Mealybug) [found on foliage, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed] SN2014, Pseudococcus sorghiellus (Trochanter Mealybug) [polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in eastern USA] SN2014, Trionymus americanus (American Grass Mealybug) [found underneath leaf sheaths on grasses & on foliage for other kinds of vegetation, probably polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed] SN2014

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Cimbicidae: Cimbex americana (Elm Sawfly) [larvae feed on leaves, polyphagous] Sm2006; Siricidae: Tremex columba (Pigeon Tremex) [larvae bore into wood, polyphagous]; Tenthredinidae: Caulocampus acericaulis (Maple Petiole Borer) [larvae bore into petioles of leaves] Sm2006; Xiphydriidae: Xiphydria maculata [larvae bore into small branches] Sm2006, Xiphydria tibialis [larvae bore into small branches, polyphagous] Sm2006

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Apatelodidae: Apatelodes torrefacta (Spotted Apatelodes) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Arctiidae: Ecpantheria scribonia (Giant Leopard Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Hyphantria cunea (Fall Webworm) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Lophocampa caryae (Hickory Tussock Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Pyrrharctia isabella (Isabella Tiger Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Spilosoma virginica (Yellow Bear Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Gelechiidae: Agnippe prunifoliella [larvae mine leaves] Ndm1928; Geometridae: Cepphis armataria (Scallop Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Eubaphe mendica (The Beggar) Cv2005, Heterophleps triguttaria (Three-Spotted Fillip) Cv2005 Msh2006, Lomographa vestaliata (White Spring Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Macaria pustularia (Lesser Maple Spanworm) [syn. Itame pustularia] Cv2005 Wg2005; Gracillariidae: Caloptilia bimaculatella [leaf-miner & leaf-roller] Mic2010, Cameraria aceriella (Maple Leaf Blotch Miner) Msh2006, Phyllonorycter clemensella [larvae are tentiform leaf-miners] Mic2010; Incurvariidae: Paraclemensia acerifoliella (Maple Leaf Cutter) Msh2006; Lasiocampidae: Malacosoma disstria (Forest Tent Caterpillar) [polyphagous] Cv2005 Msh2006; 
Limacodidae: Acharia stimulea (Saddleback Caterpillar) [syn. Sibine stimulea, polyphagous, southern IL] Cv2005, Euclea delphinii (Spiny Oak Slug) [polyphagous, southern IL] Cv2005, Parasa indetermina (Stinging Rose Caterpillar) [polyphagous, southern IL] Cv2005; Noctuidae: Acronicta americana (American Dagger Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005 Msh2006, Acronicta retardata (Retarded Dagger Moth) Wg2005, Charada deridens (The Laugher) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Colocasia propinquilinea (Close-Banded Yellowhorn) [polyphagous, southern IL] Cv2005, Hypena baltimoralis (Baltimore Bomolocha) [syn. Bomolocha baltimoralis] Cv2005 Msh2006, Parallelia bistriaris (Maple Looper) Wg2005, Psaphida resumens (Figure-Eight Sallow) Cv2005, Zale galbanata (Maple Zale) Cv2005; Notodontidae: Heterocampa biundata (Maple Prominent) Msh2006, Schizura concinna (Red-Humped Caterpillar) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Symmerista leucitys (Orange-Humped Mapleworm) Wg2005; Papilionidae: Papilio glaucus (Tiger Swallowtail) [polyphagous] BS2001; Pyralidae: Pococera asperatella (Maple Webworm) Msh2006; Saturniidae: Automeris io (Io Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Callosamia promethea (Promethea Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Dryocampa rubicunda (Rosy Maple Moth) Cv2005 Msh2006 Wg2005, Eacles imperialis (Imperial Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Hyalophora cecropia (Cecropia Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Sesiidae: Synanthedon acerni (Maple Callus Borer) Cv2005; Tortricidae: Catastega aceriella (Maple Trumpet Skeletonizer) [larvae form serpentine mines on leaf undersides] Mlr1987 Msh2006, Cydia candana [larvae feed in seeds; this moth has been found in Minnesota & Missouri] Mlr1987, Gypsonoma substitutionis [larvae feed within rolled leaves] Mlr1987, Olethreutes glaciana (Frosty Olethreutes) [larvae feed within rolled leaves] Mlr1987, Olethreutes nigranum (Dark Olethreutes) Mlr1987, Platynota flavedana (Black-shaded Platynota) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Proteoteras aesculana (Maple Twig Borer Moth) [larvae feed in shoots, petioles, & seeds] Mlr1987, Proteoteras naracana [larvae probably feed in shoots] Mlr1987

Trombidiformes (Mites)
Tetranychidae: Oligonychus aceris (Maple Spider Mite) [this mite is found on Acer saccharinum & Acer rubrum] Crw2004 

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