Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Dirca palustris
(Leatherwood) [Thymelaeaceae]
(Observations are from the Microleps website, Needham et al., Natural History Museum, ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Chionaspis lintneri (Lintner Scurfy Scale) [this insect is found in E USA & SE Canada] SN2014, Lepidosaphes ulmi (Oystershell Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA, S Canada, & Eurasia] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Gracillariidae: Leucanthiza dircella [larvae are blotch leaf-miners] Mic2010 Ndm1928 NHM2010; Noctuidae: Harrisimemna trisignata (Harris Three-Spot) [polyphagous] NHM2010