Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Viburnum spp.
(Viburnum, Arrow-Wood) [Caprifoliaceae]
(Observations are from Bouseman & Sternburg, Wagner, Yanega, Knight, Hottes & Frison, Clark et al., Milne & Milne, Marshall, Covell, Smith, Felt, Blackman & Eastop, Wheeler et al., Opler & Krizek, Miller, Pepper, Robinson & Bradley, Majka et al., Cranshaw, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Cerambycidae: Oberea tripunctata (Dogwood Twig Borer) [larvae bore through twigs, syn. Oberea deficiens] MM1980 Ya1996; Chrysomelidae: Pyrrhalta viburni (Viburnum Leaf Beetle) [feeds on leaves; intro. into N. America from abroad] Clk2004 Msh2006 Crw2004; Curculionidae: Anthonomus corvulus [polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed] MAM2007, Lechriops oculata [polyphagous; this insect is found in E & central USA, SE & south-central Canada] MAM2007

Diptera (Flies)
Cecidomyiidae: Sackenomyia commota (Arrow-Wood Blister Midge) [larvae form tiny blister galls on leaf undersides] Flt1917, Sackenomyia viburnifolia (Purple Vein Midge) [larvae form purple swellings on the lateral veins of leaves] Flt1917, Schizomyia viburni (Arrow-Wood Bud Midge) [larvae form globose bud galls] Flt1917

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Lygidea viburni WHM1983, Lygocoris omnivagus Kn1941, Phytocoris husseyi WHM1983

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Aphis citricola [polyphagous] HF1931, Aphis crassicauda [found in North Carolina] BE2013, Aphis fabae (Black Bean Aphid) [polyphagous] RB1965, Aphis rumicis (Dock Aphid) [polyphagous] HF1931, Aphis spiraecola (Spiraea Aphid) Pp1965, Aphis viburniphila (Viburnum Aphid) [found leaves & young shoots] HF1931 BE2013 Pp1965 RB1965, Ceruraphis eriophori [curls leaves of Viburnum spp., migrating during the summer to various sedges & other wetland plants; this aphid was introduced into North America from Europe] BE2013, Mastopoda pteridis [the summer host of this aphid is bracken fern] Pp1965, Nearctaphis bakeri (Clover Aphid) HF1931, Nearctaphis crataegifoliae HF1931, Neoceruraphis viburnicola (Snowball Aphid) [syn. Ceruraphis viburnicola] HF1931 RB1965; Diaspididae: 
Diaspidiotus forbesi (Forbe's Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect occurs in north-central USA & elsewhere] SN2014; Pseudococcidae: Phenacoccus acericola (Maple Mealybug) [found on leaf undersides, Acer spp. are the preferred hosts] Crw2004

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Cephidae: Janus bimaculatus [larvae bore into young twigs] Sm2006; Pamphiliidae: Pamphilius ochreipes [larvae are leaf-rollers] Sm2006, Pamphilius pullatus [larvae are leaf-rollers] Sm2006; Tenthredinidae: Macrophya mixta [larvae feed on foliage] Sm2006

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Drepanidae: Oreta rosea (Rose Hooktip) [larvae feed on leaves] Cv2005 Wg2005; Geometridae: Eupitheica miserulata (Common Pug) [larvae feed on flowers] Wg2005, Xanthotype sospeta (Crocus Geometer) [polyphagous] Wg2005; Limacodidae: Acharia stimulea [syn. Sibine stimulea, polyphagous, found in southern IL] Cv2005; Lycaenidae: Celastrina argiolus (Spring/Summer Azure) [larvae feed on flowers & buds] BS2001 MM1980 Wg2005 OK1984; Noctuidae: Agriopodes fallax (The Green Marvel) [oligophagous] Cv2005, Harrisimemna trisignata (Harris' Three-Spot) [polyphagous] Wg2005, Metaxaglaea inulta (Unsated Sallow) [oligophagous] Cv2005, Zale horrida (Horrid Zale) [oligophagous] Wg2005; Notodontidae: Hyparpux aurora (Pink Prominent) Cv2005, Schizura badia (Chestnut Schizura) Cv2005 Wg2005; Nymphalidae: Euphydryas phaeton (Baltimore) [later instars only] Wg2005; Sphingidae: Darapsa myron (Hog Sphinx) Cv2005, Darapsa pholus (Azalea Sphinx) [syn. Darapsa choerilius] Cv2005 Wg2005, Hemaris thysbe (Hummingbird Clearwing) Wg2005; Tortricidae: Acleris logiana (Gray Birch Button) Cv2005, Olethreutes viburnanum Mlr1987;
Uraniidae: Calledapteryx dryopterata (Brown Scoopwing) Msh2006 Wg2005