Insects Feeding
on these Plants

Robinia spp.
(Locust) [Fabaceae]
(Observations are from Funkhouser, Yanega, Bouseman et al., Wagner, Milne & Milne, Barnes, Rider, Marshall, Covell, Smith, Felt, Opler & Krizek, Miller, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Cerambycidae: Achryson surinamus Ya1996; Chrysomelidae: Amblycerus robiniae [larvae develop in seeds] Msh2006, Odontota dorsalis (Locust Leafminer) Msh2006

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Pentatomidae: Brochymena quadripustulata (Four-Humped Stink Bug) [polyphagous] Rid2009

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Clavaspis ulmi (Elm Armored Scale) [usually found on rough bark, preferring Ulmus spp. as host plants; this insect occurs in E USA & Ontario] SN2014; Membracidae: Archasia belfragei [adults were observed] Fnk1917, Enchenopa binotata Fnk1917, Hadrophallus constans Fnk1917, Smila camelus Fnk1917, Vanduzea arquata Fnk1917; Pseudococcidae: Pseudococcus maritimus (Grape Mealybug) [found on foliage, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed] SN2014

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Tenthredinidae: Nematus abbotii [larvae feed on leaves] Sm2006

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Digrammia ocellinata (Faint-Spotted Angle) Cv2005 Wg2005, Heliomata cycladata (Common Spring Moth) Wg2005, Mellilla xanthometata (Orange Wing) Cv2005;
Hesperiidae: Epargyreus clarus (Silver-Spotted Skipper) [preferred host plants] Bar1999 Bou2006 MM1980 OK1984, Erynnis funeralis (Funereal Duskywing) [found in southern IL] Bou2006; Noctuidae: Catocala amestris (Three-Staff Underwing) Cv2005, Euparthenos nubilis (Locust Underwing) Cv2005 Wg2005, Zale unilineata (One-Lined Zale) Wg2005; Notodontidae: Dasylophia anguina (Black-Spotted Prominent) Cv2005 Wg2005; Tortricidae: Ecdytolopha insiticiana (Locust Twig Borer Moth) [larvae cause galls to develop on twigs that are narrowly fusiform] Flt1917 Cv2005 Msh2006 Mlr1987, Gymnandrosoma punctidiscanum (Dotted Gymnandrosoma) [larvae feed in stems] Cv2005 Mlr1987

Thysanoptera (Thrips)
Thripidae: Aeolothrips vittipennis St1968, Neohydatothrips annulipes [found on leaves] St1968