Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Euonymus alatus
(Winged Euonymus) [Celastraceae]
(Observations are from Hottes & Frison, Natural History Museum, Cranshaw, ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Aphis rumicis (Dock Aphid) [polyphagous] HF1931; Diaspididae: Lepidosaphes yanagicola (Winged Euonymus Scale) [found on branches between winged ridges of Euonymus alatus, the preferred host, but it is sometimes found on other plants; this insect occurs in E USA] SN2014 Crw2004,
Lopholeucaspis japonica (Japanese Maple Scale) [causes dieback of branches, polyphagous; this insect is found mostly in NE USA, it was introduced from E Asia] SN2014, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (White Peach Scale) [polyphagous; this insect is found mostly in E USA, it was introduced from Eurasia] SN2014; Pseudococcidae: Pseudococcus comstocki (Comstock Mealybug) [found on foliage, including lower side of leaves; polyphagous, feeding on woody vegetation; this insect is widely distributed in NE & north-central USA, it is also found in Ontario] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Saturniidae: Hyalophora cecropia (Cecropia Moth) [larvae feed on leaves, polyphagous] NHM2010