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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Ceanothus americanus
(New Jersey Tea) [Rhamnaceae]
(Observations are from Bouseman & Sternburg, Yanega, Wagner, Clark et al., Rider, Bouseman et al., Covell, Needham et al., Schaefer, Opler & Krizek, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Cerambycidae: Callimoxys sanguinicollis sanguinicollis [larvae bore through stems, adults found on flowers] Ya1996; Chrysomelidae: Babia quadriguttata Clk2004, Pachybrachis trinotatus Clk2004

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Alydidae: Alydus conspersus [feeds on seeds] Sch1980, Alydus eurinus [feeds mostly on seeds, also feeds on stems & nectar] Sch1980, Alydus pilosulus [feeds mostly on seeds, also feeds on stems & nectar] Sch1980, Megalotomus quinquespinosus [feeds on seeds] Sch1980; Pentatomidae: Acrosternum hilaris (Green Stink Bug) [polyphagous] Rid2009, Corimelaena pulicarius Rid2009

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Diaspididae:
Lepidosaphes ulmi (Oystershell Scale) [found on woody stems, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA, S Canada, & Eurasia] SN2014, Rhizaspidiotus dearnessi (Dearness Scale) [found on plant crowns & stems, sometimes below the soil surface; mostly species in the Asteraceae are hosts of this insect; it is widely distributed in the USA, also occurring in Ontario] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Erastria coloraria (Broad-Lined Erastria) Cv2005, Xanthotype sospeta (Crocus Geometer) [polyphagous] Wg2005; Hesperiidae: Erynnis martialis (Mottled Duskywing) Bou2006 OK1984; Lycaenidae: Celastrina argiolus (Spring/Summer Azure) BS2001 OK1984; Lyonetiidae: Lyonetia prunifoliella [leaf-miner] Ndm1928; Notodontidae: Schizura unicornis (Unicorn Caterpillar) [polyphagous] Wg2005 

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