Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Prunus pumila 
(Sand Cherry) [Rosaceae]
(This includes var. susquehanae. Observations are from Wagner, Robinson & Bradley, Panzer et al., ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Hysteroneura setariae (Rusty Plum Aphid) RB1965; Diaspididae:
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

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Noctuidae: Zale lunifera (Bold-Based Zale) Wg2005; Pyralidae: Prionapteryx nebulifera (Clouded Veneer) [larvae form sand tubes from the plant base to the leaves; this moth is found in sandy areas; see Scholtens (1996) for more information] Pnz2006