Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Carya cordiformis
(Bitternut Hickory) [Juglandaceae]
(Observations are from Dennis, Wagner, Dmitriev & Dietrich, Clark et al., Needham et al., Blackman & Eastop, Wheeler et al., Hamilton, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Babia quadriguttata Clk2004

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Lygocoris caryae (Hickory Plant Bug) WHM1983

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Monellia caryella (Black-Margined Pecan Aphid) [found on leaves] BE2013, Protopterocallis fumipennella [found on leaflet undersides; distributed in E USA & Canada, including Illinois] BE2013; Cercopidae:
Clastoptera achatina (Pecan Spittlebug) Hm1982; Cicadellidae: Eratoneura osborni DD2010, Erythridula ampla [preferred host plant] DD2010, Erythridula cruciformis [polyphagous] DD2010, Erythridula eluta [polyphagous] DD2010; Membracidae: Atymna helena Den1952, Carynota mera Den1952; Phylloxeridae: Phylloxera conica [forms globular galls on leaflets that are deep purple brown, becoming pubescent with maturity; found in Illinois & Missouri; Bitternut Hickory is a possible host] BE2013, Phylloxera foveata [forms small galls on leaflets that have dimpled central depressions above & downy orifices below; found in Illinois] BE2013, Phylloxera globosa [forms globular galls on leaflets, projecting both above & below their surfaces; found in Illinois] BE2013, Phylloxera minima [forms small round galls on leaflets with shiny upper surfaces & depressions below; found in Illinois] BE2013; Pseudococcidae: Dysmicoccus morrisoni (Morrison Mealybug) [found in eastern USA] SN2014, Eurycoccus blanchardii (Blanchard Mealybug) [this insect is widely distributed in eastern USA] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Lycaenidae: Satyrium caryaevorum (Hickory Hairstreak) Wg2005; Nepticulidae: Nepticula trinotata [leaf-miner, syn. Ectoedemia trinotata] Ndm1928