Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Ulmus thomasii
(Rock Elm) [Ulmaceae]
(Observations are from Marshall, Clark et al., Covell, Needham et al., Blackman & Eastop, Cranshaw)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Calligrapha scalaris (Elm Calligrapha) [both adults & larvae feed on leaves] Clk2004, Xanthogaleruca luteola (Elm Leaf Beetle) [both adults & larvae feed on leaves] Crw2004 Clk2004

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Colopha ulmicola (Elm Cockscomb Aphid) [forms elongated cockscomb-like galls on elm leaves, migrating during the summer to the upper stems & leaves of Eragrostis spp. & possibly other grasses] BE2013; Eriococcidae: Eriococcus spurius (European Elm Scale) [found on leaf undersides during the summer, otherwise this insect is found on branches; syn. Gossyparia spuria] Crw2004

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)

Nepticulidae: Nepticula apicialbella [larvae are leaf-miners, syn. Stigmella apicialbella] Ndm1928, Nepticula ulmella [larvae are leaf-miners, syn. Ectoedemia ulmella] Ndm1928; Pyralidae: Pantographa limata (Basswood Leafroller) [polyphagous] Cv2005 Msh2006