Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Quercus muhlenbergii
(Chinkapin Oak) [Fagaceae]
(Sometimes the scientific name of this tree is spelled Quercus muehlenbergii. Observations are from Knight, Dennis, Dmitriev & Dietrich, Needham et al., Blackman & Eastop, Gibson)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Curculionidae: Curculio confusor [feeds on acorns] Gib1985, Curculio strictus [Chinkapin Oak is a preferred host, feeds on acorns] Gib1985

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Pseudoxenetus regalis Kn1941  

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Myzocallis tuberculatus [distributed in eastern North America, including Illinois & Quebec; syn. Myzocallis tuberculata] BE2013; Cicadellidae: Eratoneura carmini DD2010, Eratoneura curvata DD2010, Eratoneura guicei DD2010, Eratoneura impa
r [a preferred host plant] DD2010, Eratoneura parvipes DD2010, Eratoneura prolixa DD2010, Erythridula abolla [polyphagous] DD2010, Erythridula cornipes DD2010, Erythridula cruciformis [polyphagous] DD2010; Membracidae: Atymna helena Den1952

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Gracillariidae: Cameraria obstrictella [leaf-miner] Ndm1928