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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Physocarpus opulifolius
(Ninebark) [Rosaceae]
(This includes the typical variety and var. intermedius. Observations are from Hottes & Frison, Wagner, Clark et al., Covell, MacRae, Needham et al., Blackman & Eastop, Wheeler et al., Miller, Pepper)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Buprestidae: Dicerca pugionata [found on living shrubs, monophagous] Mcr1991; Chrysomelidae: Calligrapha spiraeae [oligophagous] Clk2004

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Plagiognathus punctatipes WHM1983

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Aphis neilliae [found in Minnesota, Illinois, & Pennsylvania] HF1931 BE2013 Pp1965, Utamphorophora humboldti [Ninebark is a winter host] Pp1965

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Eulithis molliculata (Dimorphic Eulithis) [oligophagous, found NE of Illinois] Cv2005, Lomographa vestaliata (White Spring Moth) Wg2005; Nepticulidae: Nepticula opulifoliella [leaf-miner, some authorites merge this species with Nepticula corylifoliella / Stigmella corylifoliella]; Noctuidae: Palthis angulalis (Dark-Spotted Palthis) [larvae feed on leaves, flowers, & fruit] Wg2005; Notodontidae: Schizura unicornis (Unicorn Caterpillar) [polyphagous] Wg2005; Tortricidae: Olethreutes permundana (Raspberry Leafroller Moth) [larvae feed in leaf buds, flower buds, & rolled leaves] Mlr1987
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