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Insects Feeding
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Hydrangea arborescens
(Wild Hydrangea) [Hydrangeaceae]
(Observations are from Vance, Wagner, Hottes & Frison, Yanega, Microleps website, Hoffman, Covell, Felt, Needham et al., Wheeler et al., ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Cerambycidae: Stenocorus cinnamopterus [larvae bore through stems] Ya1996

Diptera (Flies)
Cecidomyiidae: Asphondylia hydrangeae (Hydrangea Bud Gall Midge) [larvae form bud galls] Flt1907 Flt1917

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Lygocoris atrinotatus WHM1983; Lygaeidae: Keidocerys resedae [feeds on dried fruit heads, polyphagous] Hof1996

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Aphis citricola [polyphagous] HF1931, Aphis rumicis [polyphagous] HF1931; Diaspididae:
Lepidosaphes ulmi (Oystershell Scale) [found on stems, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA, S Canada, & Eurasia] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Heliozelidae: Antispila hydrangaeella [larvae are blotch leaf-miners, oligophagous] Mic2010 Ndm1928; Sphingidae: Darapsa versicolor (Hydrangea Sphinx) Cv2005 Wg2005

Thysanoptera (Thrips)
Thripidae: Echinothrips americanus [found on foliage, observed in IL] Van1974

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