Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Cornus racemosa
(Gray Dogwood) [Cornaceae]
(Observations are from Knight, Clark et al., Dennis, Blackman & Eastop, Wheeler et al., Gangwere, Pepper, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Altica corni Clk2004, Paria scutellaris Clk2004

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Lygocoris communis (Green Apple Bug) Kn1941 WHM1983, Plagiognathus cornicola WHM1983 

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Anoecia oenotherae [found on dogwood shrubs, migrating during the summer to the roots of Oenothera biennis] BE2013, Aphis caliginosa [found on tips of twigs; this aphid is distributed in NE USA, including Illinois] BE2013 Pp1965;
Diaspididae: Chionaspis corni (Dogwood Scurfy Scale) [found on branches, causing dieback; this insect occurs in NE USA, north-central USA, & Ontario] SN2014, Chionaspis lintneri (Lintner Scurfy Scale) [this insect is found in E USA & SE Canada] SN2014; Membracidae: Ophiderma grisea Den1952

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Tettigoniidae: Scudderia texensis (Texas Bush Katydid) [feeds on leaves, field observations] Ggw1961