Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Prunus avium
(Sweet Cherry) [Rosaceae]
(Observations are from Hottes & Frison, Dmitriev & Dietrich, Clark et al., Blackman & Eastop, Spencer & Steyskal, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Tricholochmaea cavicollis Clk2004

Diptera (Flies)
Agromyzidae: Phytobia pruni [larvae bore through stems; found in New York] SS1986

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Hysteroneura setariae (Rusty Plum Aphid) [found on plum & possibly cherry trees, migrating during the summer to the leaves & inflorescences of various grasses; this aphid is native to North America, including Illinois] HF1931, Myzus cerasi (Black Cherry Aphid) [found on shoot tips & curling the leaves of cherry trees, migrating during the summer to various herbaceous plants, especially Brassicaceae] BE2013 HF1931, Myzus persicae HF1931; Cicadellidae: Erythridula aspera DD2010, Erythridula plena DD2010;
Diaspididae: Chionaspis furfura (Scurfy Bark Scale) [found on branches & trunks, less often on young shoots, fruit, & leaves; plant species in the Rosaceae are preferred hosts; this insect is widely distributed in the USA & S Canada] SN2014, Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (False San Jose Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in N USA & S Canada, also in Eurasia, where it is native] 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, Epidiaspis leperii (Italian Pear Scale) [found on young branches & twigs; this insect occurs in NE USA & Missouri] SN2014, Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (White Peach Scale) [polyphagous; this insect is found mostly in E USA, it was introduced from Eurasia] SN2014