Host Simple Report


Herbivores associated with a host plant - Information from Plant-SyNZ (http://plant-synz.landcareresearch.co.nz/index.asp)
All except overseas herbivore species selected. Report created on 16/11/2018 6:28:07 p.m.
Grouped alphabetically

Plant species: Corokia cotoneaster Raoul, Argophyllaceae (Argophyllum family), Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Spermatophyta
Biostatus: Endemic, Wild, New Zealand

Herbivore species and reliability score: 0-10. 10 indicating excellent evidence for the association_

7 Aphenochiton inconspicuus (Maskell, 1892) (Hemiptera: Coccidae) - Sucking bug
scale insect; oval, elongated, transluscent with wax plates; lives on leaves and stems of shrubs & small trees
. Biostatus: endemic

10 Apis mellifera (Linneaus, 1758) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - Wasp
Honey bee; nests above ground in large holes in trees or artifical hives; adults collect and feed on pollen and nectar
. Biostatus: adventive

10 Aspidioides corokiae (Maskell, 1891) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) - Sucking bug
scale insect; female scale cover circular, slightly convex, yellow to white, yellow exuvia in centre; male scale cover more elongate than female, whitish, exuvia yellow near middle
. Biostatus: endemic

9 Bombus (Bombus) terrestris (Linnaeus, 1758) supsp. audax Harris, 1776 (Hymenoptera: Apidae) - Wasp
bumble bee; queen makes nest underground; nests have cells with pollen and nectar; workers, males and females (queens) are produced
. Biostatus: adventive

8 Calliphora vicina Robineau-desvoidy, 1830 (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - Fly
blowfly; adult feeds in flowers, larvae live in sheep affected by primary strike flies
. Biostatus: adventive

8 Campylia nudara Malloch, 1938 (Diptera: Tachinidae) - Fly
fly; larvae parasitise insects, adults feed in flowers
. Biostatus: endemic

10 Cerococcus corokiae (Maskell, 1890) (Hemiptera: Cerococcidae) - Sucking bug
scale insect; lives on leaves and stems of Coprosma and Olearia species [Check Maskell 1890 for other records]
. Biostatus: endemic

10 Coccus hesperidum Linnaeus, 1758 (Hemiptera: Coccidae) - Sucking bug
brown scale insect; lives on leaves and stems
. Biostatus: adventive

8 Dasytes obscuricollis Broun, 1880 (Coleoptera: Melyridae) - Beetle
beetle; adults feed on flowers
. Biostatus: endemic

10 Ericodesma cuneata (Clarke, 1926) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) - Moth or Butterfly
moth; caterpillars web leaves together on foliated stems
. Biostatus: endemic

8 Eudonia sabulosella (Walker, 1863) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - Moth or Butterfly
moth; caterpillars feed on lichens, bryophytes and higher plants in swards
. Biostatus: endemic

10 Harmologa oblongana (Walker, 1863) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) - Moth or Butterfly
moth; caterpillars web together and feed on leaves
. Biostatus: endemic

8 Helophilus hochstetteri Nowicki, 1875 (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Fly
fly; adults feed in flowers
. Biostatus: endemic

10 Hemiberlesia rapax (Comstock, 1881) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) - Sucking bug
scale insect; female cover oval, beige, convex, higher at one end and tilted over at site of dark brown-black exuvia, body deep yellow, crawlers yellow; lives on leaves, stems, fruit & bark of trees
. Biostatus: adventive

8 Hemideina crassidens (Blanchard, 1851) (Orthoptera: Anostostomatidae) - Weta, Grasshopper
weta; feeds on plants and animals; the Stephen Island weta, Hemideina crassicruris Salmon, 1950, is now regarded as a subspecies of H. crassidens
. Biostatus: endemic

10 Lasioglossum (Austrevylaeus) sordidum (Smith, 1853) (Hymenoptera: Halictidae) - Wasp
bee; nests in a wide variety of soils
. Biostatus: endemic

10 Lindingaspis rossi (Maskell, 1891) (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) - Sucking bug
scale insect; on leaves; female scale cover flat, subcircular, exuvia subcentral, usually black with lighter concentric rings, more grey coloured in full sun; male scale cover smaller; young female body pink-brown, mature scale & crawlers dark red-brown
. Biostatus: adventive

9 Melangyna novaezelandiae (Macquart, 1855) (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Fly
hoverfly; adults feed on pollen, larvae are predators of aphids and other small insects
. Biostatus: endemic

6 Melangyna sp. (Primack 1983) (Diptera: Syrphidae) - Fly
hoverfly; adults feed on pollen, larvae are predators of aphids and other small insects
. Biostatus: endemic

4 Muscidae sp. (Diptera: Muscidae) - Fly
fly
. Biostatus: endemic

7 Occisor sp. (Primack 1983) (Diptera: Tachinidae) - Fly
fly; larvae are parasitoids, adults feed in flowers
. Biostatus: endemic

8 Pales efferata (Hutton, 1901) (Diptera: Tachinidae) - Fly
fly; caterpillar ingests eggs of fly and a fly larva grows in the caterpillar and kills it; adults feed in flowers
. Biostatus: endemic

5 Pales nyctemeriana (Hudson, 1883) (Diptera: Tachinidae) - Fly
fly; caterpillar ingests eggs of fly and a fly larva grows in the caterpillar and kills it; adults feed in flowers
. Biostatus: endemic

10 Parasaissetia nigra (Nietner, 1861) (Hemiptera: Coccidae) - Sucking bug
scale insect; oval black; on twigs and leaves of plants
. Biostatus: adventive

10 Parlatoria pittospori Maskell, 1891 (Hemiptera: Diaspididae) - Sucking bug
scale insect; lives on leaves & stems; female cover almost circular, becoming elongate as matures, waxy part harbours 2 rows of eggs, terminal exuvia green, female body pale becoming purple, eggs purple; male cover smaller and narrower
. Biostatus: adventive

8 Peremptor modicus Hutton, 1901 (Diptera: Tachinidae) - Fly
fly; adults feed in flowers
. Biostatus: endemic

8 Protohystricia alcis (Walker, 1849) (Diptera: Tachinidae) - Fly
fly; adult feeds in flowers; larvae are endoparasites of caterpillars of porina moths
. Biostatus: endemic

8 Protohystricia orientalis (Schiner, 1868) (Diptera: Tachinidae) - Fly
fly; adults feed in flowers
. Biostatus: endemic

9 Pseudocoremia suavis Butler, 1879 (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) - Moth or Butterfly
moth; caterpillars feed on plant leaves of trees and shrubs
. Biostatus: endemic