Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Pinus mugo
(Mugo Pine) [Pinaceae]
(Observations are from Blackman & Eastop, Wheeler et al., ScaleNet)

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Phoenicocoris rostratus WHM1983

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Eulachnus rileyi [found on needles of both Old & New World pines, Mugo Pine is a preferred host; this aphid was introduced into North America from Eurasia] BE2013; Diaspididae:
Chionaspis pinifoliae (Pine Needle Scale) [found on needles; this insect is widely distributed throughout the USA] SN2014, Diaspidiotus mccombi (McComb Pine Scale) [found on needles, usually hidden within their basal sheaths; this insect occurs in Maryland, Pennsylvania, & areas south] SN2014, Dynaspidiotus abietis [this scale insect occurs in many areas of E USA, it was introduced from Eurasia] SN2014