Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Rosa carolina
(Pasture Rose) [Rosaceae]
(Observations are from Needham et al., Blackman & Eastop, Gangwere, ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Macrosiphum impatientis [found on Rosa spp. as primary hosts, migrating to Jewelweed during the summer; this aphid is distributed in NE & north-central USA] BE2013; Diaspididae:
Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San Jose Scale) [usually found on stems, polyphagous, although preferring woody species in the Rosaceae; this insect is widely distributed; syn. Comstockaspis perniciosa, syn. Quadraspidiotus perniciosus] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Tischeriidae: Tischeria admirabilis [larvae are leaf-miners, syn. Coptotriche admirabilis] Ndm1928

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Tettigoniidae: Atlanticus testaceus (Protean Shieldback) [feeds on leaves, although not a preferred food source; lab observations] Ggw1967