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Insects Feeding
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Quercus velutina
(Black Oak) [Fagaceae]
(Observations are from Gangwere, Hottes & Frison, Wagner, Microleps website, Dennis, Dmitriev & Dietrich, Clark et al., Bouseman & Sternburg, Covell, Arment, Needham et al., Blackman & Eastop, Wheeler et al., Gibson, Vickery & Kevan, Opler & Krizek, Pepper, Cranshaw, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Babia quadriguttata Clk2004; Curculionidae: Curculio longidens [feeds on acorns] Gib1985, Curculio nasicus [feeds on acorns] Gib1985

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Phytocoris obtectus WHM1983

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Diphyllaphis microtrema [found on leaf undersides, observed in Connecticut & North Carolina] BE2013, Lachnochaitophorus querceus [found on petioles & young bark of 1-yr. old saplings; distributed in NE USA & Canada, including Wisconsin & Ontario] BE2013, Myzocallis bellus [syn. Myzocallis bella] HF1931 Pp1965, Myzocallis multisetis Pp1965, Myzocallis walshii HF1931 Pp1965, Tuberculatus punctatella [syn. Tuberculatus punctatellus] HF1931 Pp1965; Cicadellidae: Eratoneura abjecta DD2010, Eratoneura acantha DD2010, Eratoneura accola DD2010, Eratoneura bigemina DD201, Eratoneura manus [preferred host plant] DD2010, Eratoneura marilandicae [preferred host plant] DD2010, Eratoneura pamelae DD2010, Eratoneura staminea DD2010, Erythridula cornipes DD2010; Diaspididae: 
Melanaspis obscura (Obscure Scale) [found on bark; this insect occurs in E USA & California] SN2014; Membracidae: Archasia auriculata Den1952, Archasia belfragei [polyphagous] Den1952, Atymna helena Den1952, Atymna querci Den1952, Campylenchia latipes [polyphagous] Den1952, Cyrtolobus discoidalis Den1952, Cyrtolobus fenestrata Den1952, Cytrolobus fuliginosus Den1952, Cyrtolobus fuscipennis Den1952, Cyrtolobus griseus Den1952, Cyrtolobus inermis Den1952, Cyrtolobus maculifrontis Den1952, Cyrtolobus pallidifrontis Den1952, Cyrtolobus pulchellus Den1952, Cyrtolobus vau Den1952, Enchenopa binotata [polyphagous] Den1952, Ophiderma definita Den1952, Ophiderma evelyna Den1952, Ophiderma flava Den1952, Ophiderma grisea Den1952, Ophiderma pubescens Den1952, Ophiderma salamandra Den1952, Pubilia concava [polyphagous] Den1952, Smilia camelus Den1952, Stictocephala lutea Den1952, Telamona compacta Den1952, Telamona decorata Den1952, Telamona extrema Den1952, Telamona monticola Den1952, Telamona reclivata Den1952, Telamona spreta Den1952, Telamona tiliae [polyphagous] Den1952, Vanduzea arquata Den1952, Xantholobus mutica Den1952

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Cynipidae: Amphibolips confluenta (Spongy Oak Apple Gall Wasp) [larvae form large galls on leaves & petioles] Crw2004, Callirhytis cornigera (Horned Oak Gall Wasp) [larvae form galls on twigs] Crw2004, Callirhytis quercuspunctata (Gouty Oak Gall Wasp) [larvae form galls on twigs] Crw2004; Tenthredinidae: Caliroa quercuscoccineae (Scarlet Oak Sawfly) [larvae skeletonize leaves] Crw2004

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Eriocraniidae: Dyseriocrania griseocapitella [larvae are blotch leaf-miners, small trees are preferred] Mic2010; Hesperiidae: Erynnis horatius (Horace's Duskywing) [red oak group preferred] OK1984; Lycaenidae: Satyrium edwardsii (Edward's Hairstreak) BS2001 Wg2005 OK1984; Nepticulidae: Nepticula quercipulchella [leaf-miner, syn. Stigmella quercipulchella, syn. Nepticula quercipulchrella] Ndm1928; Noctuidae: Catocala amica (Girl Friend Underwing) Cv2005, Catocala ilia (Ilia Underwing) Cv2005; Nymphalidae: Limenitis arthemis astyanax (Red-spotted Purple) OK1984

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Acrididae: Arphia sulphurea (Sulphur-Winged Grasshopper) [feeds on leaves] Ggw1965

Phasmatodea (Walkingsticks)
Diapheromeridae: Diapheromera femorata (Northern Walkingstick) [a preferred host plant, nymphs & adults feed on leaves, both field & lab observations] Arm2006 Ggw1961 VK1985 

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