Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Albizia julibrissin
(Silktree Mimosa) [Mimosaceae]
(Observations are from the Microleps website, Covell, Blackman & Eastop, Opler & Krizek, ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Acyrthosiphon pisum (Pea Aphid) [found on young growth & developing seedpods] BE2013; Diaspididae:
Lepidosaphes yanagicola (Winged Euonymus Scale) [found on branches between winged ridges of Euonymus alatus, the preferred host, but it is sometimes found on other plants; this insect occurs in E USA] SN2014; Pseudococcidae: Pseudococcus maritimus (Grape Mealybug) [found on foliage, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Galacticidae: Homadaula anisocentra (Mimosa Webworm) [larvae form webs over leaves, intro. into N. America from E. Asia] Cv2005 Mic2010; Lycaenidae: Hemiargus isola (Reakirk's Blue) OK1984