Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Morus spp.
(Mulberry) [Moraceae]
(Observations are from Arnett & Jacques, Yanega, Milne & Milne, and Rider, Gangwere, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Cerambycidae: Dorcaschema alternata (Small Mulberry Borer) [larvae bore through dead & dying branches] Ya1996, Dorcaschema cinerea [larvae bore through dead & dying branches] Ya1996, Dorcaschema wildii (Mulberry Borer) [larvae bore through living branches] Ya1996, Megacyllene caryae (Painted Hickory Borer) [larvae bore through sapwood] MM1980, Parelaphidion incertum (Mulberry Bark Borer) [larvae bore through outer bark of living trees] Ya1996

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Pentatomidae: Brochymena quadripustulata (Four-Humped Stink Bug) Rid2009; Tingidae: Corythucha ciliata (Sycamore Lace Bug) [sucks sap from leaves] AJ1981

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Melanaspis tenebricosa (Gloomy Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect occurs in E USA & California] SN2014; Pseudococcidae: Heliococcus osborni (Osborn Mealybug) [polyphagous, mostly found on woody vegetation] SN2014, Heliococcus stachyos [found on twigs, branches, & roots; this insect has been found in Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington DC, & California] 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, Pseudococcus maritimus (Grape Mealybug) [found on foliage, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed] SN2014

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Tettigoniidae: Atlanticus testaceus (Protean Shieldback) [fed on fruits in lab setting] Ggw1967