Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Pentaphylloides floribunda
(Shrubby Cinquefoil) [Rosaceae]
(Other scientific names of this plant are Potentilla fruticosa and Dasiphora fruticosa. Observations are from Marshall, Wagner, Clark et al., Blackman & Eastop, Harms & Grodowitz, Gangwere, Opler & Krizek, and Wilhelm & Rericha)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Altica caurina [feeds on leaves, found in Alberta] Clk2004 HG2009

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Plagiognathus rileyi [feeds on this plant] WR2017

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Acyrthosiphon assiniboinensis [found in Manitoba] BE2013, Acyrthosiphon scalare [found in Ontario] BE2013, Myzaphis canadensis [found in Ontario] BE2013, Myzaphis rosarum [found along leaflet midribs of shrubby cinquefoil species; this European aphid has been introduced into SE Canada] BE2013

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Geometridae: Scopula limboundata (Large Lace Border) [larvae feed on flowers] Wg2005; Lycaenidae: Lycaena dorcas (Dorcas Copper) [this butterfly is found north of Illinois] Msh2006 OK1984

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Acrididae: Melanoplus bivittatus (Two-striped Grasshopper) [feeds on leaves & terminal buds, field observations] Ggw1961