Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Prunus armeniaca
(Apricot) [Rosaceae]
(Observations are from Covell, Blackman & Eastop, Cranshaw, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Curculionidae: Conotrachelus nenuphar (Plum Curculio) [larvae feed on fruit] Crw2004

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Asiphonaphis pruni [found on leaves & new growth] BE2013, Brachycaudus persicae (Black Peach Aphid) [found on young shoots, overwintering on roots] BE2013, Hyalopterus pruni (Mealy Plum Aphid) [found on leaf undersides of Prunus spp., mostly plum trees, and migrating during the summer to Phragmites australis &, to a lesser extent, Arundo donax] BE2013, Myzus persicae (Green Peach Aphid) [apricot is a winter host; this aphid is polyphagous] Crw2004; Diaspididae: 
Diaspidiotus ancylis (Putnam Scale) [found on leaves, sometimes bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA] SN2014, Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San Jose Scale) [usually found on bark, polyphagous, although preferring woody species in the Rosaceae; this insect is widely distributed; syn. Comstockaspis perniciosa, syn. Quadraspidiotus perniciosus] SN2014, Lepidosaphes ulmi (Oystershell Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA, S Canada, & Eurasia] SN2014, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (White Peach Scale) [polyphagous; this insect is found mostly in E USA, it was introduced from Eurasia] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Sesiidae: Synanthedon exitiosa (Peachtree Borer Moth) [larvae bore into lower trunks of trees] Cv2005; Tortricidae: Archips argyrospila (Fruit Tree Leafroller Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005