Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Amelanchier canadensis
(Canadian Serviceberry) [Rosaceae]
(Observations are from Needham et al., Pepper, Spencer & Steyskal, ScaleNet)

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Phytobia amelanchieris (Amelanchier Twig Borer) [larvae bore through cambium layer of branches, trunk, & roots; found in Michigan, Massachusetts, West Virginia, Tennessee, North Carolina, & Canada] SS1986

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Prociphilus corrugatans Pp1965;
Diaspididae: Chionaspis furfura (Scurfy Bark Scale) [found on branches & trunks, less often on young shoots, fruit, & leaves; plant species in the Rosaceae are preferred hosts; this insect is widely distributed in the USA & S Canada] SN2014, Chionaspis lintneri (Lintner Scurfy Scale) [this insect is found in E USA & SE Canada] SN2014, 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 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

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Gracillariidae: Parornix quadripunctella [larvae are leaf-miners] Ndm1928; Nepticulidae: Nepticula amelanchierella [larvae are leaf-miners, syn. Stigmella amelanchierella] Ndm1928