Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Vaccinium pallidum
(Low-Bush Blueberry) [Ericaceae]
(Observations are from Hottes & Frison, Clark et al., Covell, Opler & Krizek, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetle)
Chrysomelidae: Tricholochmaea vaccinii Clk2004

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Illinoia azaleae HF1931; Pseudococcidae:
Phenacoccus rubivorus (False Puto Mealybug) [found on roots, feeding primarily on plants in the Ericaceae; this insect is widely distributed in NE and north-central USA] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Lycaenidae: Callophrys augustinus (Brown Elfin) [this butterfly is found north & east of Illinois] OK1984; Sphingidae: Hemaris gracilis (Slender Clearwing) [oligophagous, prefers low-bush blueberry] Cv2005