Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Gaylussacia spp.
(Huckleberry) [Ericaceae]
(Observations are from Covell, Hamilton, Brust et al., Opler & Krizek, Miller, ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Clastoptera saintcyri (Heath Spittlebug) Hm1982; Pseudococcidae: Phenacoccus rubivorus (False Puto Mealybug) [found on roots, feeding primarily on plants in the Ericaceae; this insect is widely distributed in NE and north-central USA] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Geometridae: Synchlora aerata (Wavy-Lined Emerald) [larvae feed on flowers] Cv2005; Lycaenidae: Callophrys augustinus (Brown Elfin) [this butterfly is found north & east of Illinois] OK1984, Callophrys henrici (Henry's Elfin) [host plants of this butterfly in Pennsylvania] OK1984; Noctuidae: Euplexia benesimilis (American Angle Shades) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Sphingidae: Paonias astylus (Huckleberry Sphinx) [found in southern IL] Cv2005, Sphinx gordius (Gordian Sphinx) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Tortricidae: Amorbia humerosana (White-Lined Leafroller Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Zomaria interruptolineana (Broken-lined Zomaria) [larvae feed within tied leaves] Mlr1987

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Acrididae: Melanoplus fasciatus (Huckleberry Grasshopper) [this grasshopper is found in woodland openings at hilltops, oligophagous] BHW2008