Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Myrica gale
(Sweet Gale) [Myricaceae]
(observations are from Knight, Covell, Blackman & Eastop, Harms & Grodowitz, Hamilton, Miller)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae:  Galerucella nymphaeae (Waterlily Beetle) [feeds on emergent leaves of this plant, observed in Michigan] HG2009

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Plagiognathus flavicornis Kn1941

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Calaphis myricae [found on leaves] BE2013, Illinoia borealis [found on new growth, distributed in NE USA] BE2013; Cercopidae: 
Clastoptera obtusa (Alder Spittlebug) [fed on by adults only] Hm1982, Clastoptera saintcyri (Heath Spittlebug) Hm1982

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Arctiidae: Phragmatobia fuliginosa (Ruby Tiger Moth) [polyphagous, found in northern IL] Cv2005; Geometridae: Cleora projecta (Projecta Gray) Cv2005, Nemoria rubrifrontaria (Red-Fronted Emerald) Cv2005; Noctuidae: Catocala coelebs (The Old Maid) [found north of IL] Cv2005
; Tortricidae: Olethreutes electrofuscus [this moth is found in NE USA & SE Canada; syn. Olethreutes electrofuscum] Mlr1987, Olethreutes galevora [larvae feed within tied terminal leaves; this moth is found east of Illinois] Mlr1987, Olethreutes sericoranum [this moth is found east of Illinois] Mlr1987, Olethreutes valdanum [larvae feed within tied terminal leaves] Mlr1987