Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Vaccinium macrocarpum
(Large Cranberry) [Ericaceae]
(A scientific synonym of this plant is Oxycoccus macrocarpon. Observations are from Marshall, Wagner, Clark et al., Needham et al., Aldrich & Osten-Sacken, Hamilton, Opler & Krizek, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Chrysomelidae: Tricholochmaea sablensis Clk2004; Curculionidae: Anthonomus musculus (Cranberry Weevil) Msh2006

Diptera (Flies)
Cecidomyiidae: Dasineura oxycoccana (Blueberry Gall Midge, Cranberry Tipworm) [larvae infest flowers and terminal buds, causing galls to form] AOS1905

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Cercopidae: Clastoptera saintcyri (Heath Spittlebug) Hm1982; Diaspididae:
Lepidosaphes ulmi (Oystershell Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA, S Canada, & Eurasia] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Cyclophora pendulinaria (Sweet Fern Geometer) Wg2005, Itame sulfurea (Green Spanworm) Wg2005; Heliozelidae: Coptodisca negligens [larvae are leaf-miners] Ndm1928; Lycaenidae: Lycaena epixanthe (Bog Copper) [this butterfly is found north of Illinois] Wg2005 OK1984; Nepticulidae: Nepticula paludicola [larvae are leaf-miners] Ndm1928; Noctuidae: Acronicta tritona (Triton Dagger Moth) Wg2005