Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Amelanchier spp.
(Serviceberry, Juneberry) [Rosaceae]
(Observations are from Bouseman & Sternburg, Wagner, Hottes & Frison, Yanega, Barnes, Milne & Milne, Clark et al., Marshall, Covell, Smith, Felt, Blackman & Eastop, Opler & Krizek, Miller, Robinson & Bradley, Majka et al., Cranshaw, ScaleNet, and Wilhelm & Rericha)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Cerambycidae: Hebestola nebulosa Ya1996, Hyperplatys maculata Ya1996, Saperda candida (Round-headed Apple Tree Borer) [larvae bore through wood] WR2017; Chrysomelidae: Crepidodera violacea Clk2004; Curculionidae: Anthonomus quadrigibbus [this insect is widely distributed] MAM2007, Orchestes pallicornis (Apple Flea Weevil) [this insect is widely distributed; syn. Rhynchaenus pallicornis] MAM2007, Pseudanthonomus validus [this insect is found in Canada & scattered areas of USA] MAM2007

Diptera (Flies)
Cecidomyiidae: Blaesodiplosis canadensis (Juneberry Lipped Gall Midge) [larvae form small truncate leaf galls] Flt1917, Clinodiplosis canadensis [larvae form yellowish galls on leaf veins] Flt1917

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Tingidae: Corythucha cydoniae (Hawthorn Lace Bug) [sucks sap from leaves] Crw2004

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Eriosoma americanum (Woolly Elm Aphid) [syn. Eriosoma americana, rolls elm leaves during the spring, migrating to the roots of Amelanchier spp. during the summer] MM1980 BE2013, Nearctaphis sensoriata RB1965, Prociphilus caryae fitchii [cups & curls leaves of Malus spp. & Amelanchier spp., migrating to the roots of White Pine; distributed in E. USA & Canada, including Wisconsin] BE2013, Prociphilus corrugatans HF1931;
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 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, Lepidosaphes ulmi (Oystershell Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA, S Canada, & Eurasia] SN2014

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Argidae: Arge macleayi [larvae feed on leaves] Sm2006; Pamphiliidae: Onycholyda luteicornis Msh2006, Pamphilius rileyi [larvae are leaf-rollers] Sm2006, Pamphilius semicinctus [larvae are leaf-rollers] Sm2006; Tenthredinidae: Dimorphopteryx abnormis [larvae feed on foliage] Sm2006, Hemichroa militaris [larvae feed on foliage] Sm2006, Hoplocampa halcyon [larvae feed on developing fruits] Sm2006

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Lomographa semiclarata (Blue Spring Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Lycaenidae: Satyrium liparops strigosum (Striped Hairstreak) [polyphagous] BS2001 OK1984; Noctuidae: Acronicta radcliffei (Radcliffe's Dagger Moth) Cv2005 Wg2005, Palthis angulalis (Dark-Spotted Palthis) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Nymphalidae: Limenitis arthemis astyanax (Red-Spotted Purple) Bar1999 WR2017; Sphingidae: Paonias myops (Small-Eyed Sphinx) Wg2005; Tortricidae: Ancylis nubeculana (Little Cloud Ancylis) [larvae feed within folded leaves] Mlr1987, Hedya chionosema (White-spotted Hedya) [larvae feed on buds & leaves] Mlr1987, Olethreutes appendicea (Serviceberry Leafroller Moth) [larvae feed within rolled leaves] Mlr1987