Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Ligustrum spp.
(Privet) [Oleaceae]
(Observations are from Yanega, Hottes & Frison, Wagner, Clark et al., and Marshall, Covell, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Cerambycidae: Tylonotus bimaculatus (Ash & Privet Borer) [larvae bore through wood of live or dying shrubs) Msh2006 Ya1996; Chrysomelidae: Trichaltica scabricula Clk2004 

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Macrosiphum gei [polyphagous] HF1931; Diaspididae:
Diaspidiotus forbesi (Forbe's Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect occurs in north-central USA & elsewhere] 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)
Sesiidae: Podosesia syringae (Lilac Borer) Cv2005; Sphingidae: Ceratomia undulosa (Waved Sphinx) Cv2005, Sphinx chersis (Great Ash Sphinx) Cv2005 Wg2005, Sphinx kalmiae (Fawn Sphinx) Cv2005 Msh2006 Wg2005