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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Diospyros virginiana
(Persimmon) [Ebenaceae]
(Observations are from Yanega, Wagner, Dmitriev & Dietrich, Clark et al., Covell, MacRae, Needham et al., Miller, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Buprestidae: Agrilus diospyroides [oligophagous] Mcr1991; Cerambycidae: Oncideres cingulata cingulata (The Twig Girdler) [girdles small branches, polyphagous] Ya1996, Sternidius punctatus [syn. Liopinus punctatus] Ya1996; Chrysomelidae: Anomoea laticlavia Clk2004, Colaspis favosa Clk2004, Cryptocephalus guttulatus Clk2004 


Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Cicadellidae: Erythridula cuneata [the preferred host plant] DD2010; Diaspididae: 
Diaspidiotus osborni (Osborn Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is found in E USA & Ontario] SN2014, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (White Peach Scale) [polyphagous; this insect is found mostly in E USA, it was introduced from Eurasia] SN2014; Pseudococcidae: Dysmicoccus morrisoni (Morrison Mealybug) [found in eastern USA] SN2014, Pseudococcus maritimus (Grape Mealybug) [found on foliage, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Anacamptodes humaria (Small Purplish Gray) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Exelis pyrolaria (Fine-Lined Gray) Cv2005; Heliozelidae: Coptodisca diospyriella [leaf-miner] Ndm1928; Limacodidae: Phobetron pithecium (Hag Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005;  Noctuidae: Catocala piatrix (The Penitent) Cv2005, Harrisimemna trisignata (Harris' Three-Spot) [polyphagous] Wg2005, Hypsoropha hormos (Small Necklace Moth) [oligophagous] Cv2005 Wg2005, Hypsoropha monilis (Large Necklace Moth) [found in southern IL, oligophagous] Cv2005 Wg2005; Notodontidae: Schizura concinna (Red-Humped Caterpillar) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Schizura unicornis (Unicorn Caterpillar) [polyphagous] Wg2005; Saturniidae: Citheronia regalis (Regal Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Tortricidae: Eumarozia malachitana (Sculptured Moth) [larvae feed within rolled leaves] Mlr1987
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