Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Celtis spp.
(Hackberry) [Ulmaceae]
(Observations are from Bouseman & Sternburg, Yanega, Wagner, Rider,  Marshall, Covell, Smith, Opler & Krizek, Miller, Cranshaw, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Cerambycidae: Achryson surinamus Ya1996, Graphisurus triangulifer Ya1996, Lepturges pictus Ya1996, Lepturges symmetricus [larvae bore through branches] Ya1996, Molorchus bimaculatus celti [larvae bore through sapwood of dead trees] Ya1996, Neoclytus acuminatus (Red-headed Ash Borer) [larvae bore through wood of dead & dying trees] Crw2004, Stenosphenus notatum [larvae bore through dead branches] Ya1996, Sternidius punctatus Ya1996

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Diaspididae: Chionaspis americana (Elm Scurfy Scale) [females are usually found on bark, while males are usually found on leaf undersides; this polyphagous insect is widely distributed in the USA] SN2014, Clavaspis ulmi (Elm Armored Scale) [usually found on rough bark, preferring Ulmus spp. as host plants; this insect occurs in E USA & Ontario] SN2014, Diaspidiotus ancylis (Putnam Scale) [found on leaves, sometimes bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA] SN2014, Diaspidiotus forbesi (Forbe's Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect occurs in north-central USA & elsewhere] SN2014, Hemiberlesia neodiffinis (False Diffinis Scale) [polyphagous, this insect occurs in E USA] SN2014, Melanaspis tenebricosa (Gloomy Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect occurs in E USA & California] SN2014; Pseudococcidae: Heliococcus osborni (Osborn Mealybug) [polyphagous, mostly found on woody vegetation] SN2014, Pseudococcus maritimus (Grape Mealybug) [found on foliage, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed] SN2014; Psyllidae: Pachypsylla spp. (Hackberry Psyllids) [form galls on leaves] Msh2006

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Pentatomidae: Brochymena quadripustulata (Four-Humped Stink Bug) [polyphagous] Rid2009; Tingidae: Corythucha celtidis (Hackberry Lace Bug) Crw2004

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Siricidae: Tremex columba (Pigeon Tremex) [larvae bore into wood, polyphagous] Sm2006

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Libytheidae: Libytheana carinenta bachmanii (Snout Butterfly) [larvae feed on leaves] BS2001 Wg2005; Noctuidae: Acronicta rubricoma (Ruddy Dagger Moth) Cv2005, Isogona tenuis (Thin-Lined Owlet) Cv2005 Wg2005; Notodontidae: Heterocampa subrotata (Small Heterocampa) Wg2005; Nymphalidae: Asterocampa celtis (Hackberry Butterfly) BS2001 Msh2006, Asterocampa clyton (Tawny Emperor) BS2001 Msh2006 Wg2005, Nymphalis antiopa (Mourning Cloak) BS2001 Wg2005, Polygonia interrogationis (Question Mark) BS2001 Wg2005 OK1984; Tortricidae: Epinotia celtisana Mlr1987, Olethreutes mysteriana (Mysterious Olethreutes) [larvae feed within tied leaves] Mlr1987