Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Morus alba
(White Mulberry) [Moraceae]
(Observations are from Stannard, Wagner, ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Lepidosaphes conchiformis (Fig Scale) [found on bark & leaves, also fig fruits in California; this insect occurs in some areas of both E USA & W USA, including Missouri & California; it was introduced from Eurasia] SN2014, 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, 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: Phenacoccus solenopsis (Solenopsis Mealybug) [feeds on foliage & sometimes roots, polyphagous; widespread] SN2014, 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)
Bombycidae: Bombyx mori (Silkworm) [domesticated, this insect is not found in in the wild] Wg2005

Thysanoptera (Thrips)
Thripidae: Pseudodendrothrips mori [oligophagous, found on leaves, does not occur on Morus rubra] St1968