Insects of the ESA and Surrounding Properties

Classification and Scientific Name Ecological Niche
Order Family Genus species
Coleoptera Cantharidae Podabrus (?) P
Carabidae Agonum cupripenne P
Amara obesa P
Bembidion versicolor P
Carabus nemoralis P
Carabus vinctus P
Pterostichus adoxus P
Scaphinotus nitidicollis P
Cerambycidae Straphiona laeta H(W in oaks)
Chrysomelidae Altica bimarginata H
Altica foliaceae H
Calligrapha multipunctata H
Coccinellidae Anatis labiculata P
Anatis mali P
Coccinella septapunctata P
Cyloneda munda P
Psyllobora viginta-maculata P
Curculionidae Sitophilus granarius H(G)
?? H(?)
Dystiscidae Agabus disintegratus P(A)
Elmidae Stenelmis sp.
Haliplidae Haliplus immaculicollis ?(A)
Heteroceridae Dampfius collaris M
?? M
Lathridiidae Enicmus minutus O
Leptodiridae Catoptrichus frankenhaeuser F + P
Lycidae Calochramus (?) H + P
Silphidae Nicrophorus marginatus C
Staphylinidae Tachinus fumipennis P
Lepidoptera Arctiidae Isia Isabella L
Geometridae Nepytia semiclusaria L
Hesperiidae Ochlodes sylvanoides L
Noctuidae Catocola (spp?) L
Drasteria crassiuscula L
Nymphalidae Vanessa atlanta L
Pieridae Artogeia napi L
Pieris rapae L
Sphingidae Calasymbolus excaecata L
Orthoptera Acrididae Chorthippus curtopennis H
Dissosteria carolina H
Melanoplus bivattitus H
Melanoplus femur-rubrum H
Gryllidae Leuthophilus maculatus H
Tetrigidae Tetrix brunneri H
Tettigoniidae Orchelimum gladiator H
Dermaptera Forficulidae Forficula auricularia O
Odonata Aeshnidae Aeshna palmata P-E
Anax junius P-E
Coenagrionidae Enallegma carunculatum P-E
Ischnura cervula P-E
Ischnura perperva P-E
Libelluidae Libellula forensis P-E
Libellula lydia P-E
Libellula quadrimaculata P-E
Sympetrum costiferom P-E
Isoptera Hodotermitidae Zootermopsis angusticollis H(D)
Diptera Calliphoridae Calliphora vomitoria P(M) + C
Cochliomyia hominivolax P(M)
Chironomidae Paratendipes albimenus O
Tanytarsus spp. Q
?? x 30 O/Q (?)
Conopidae ?? L
Culicidae Aedes hendersoni P(M)
Aedes sticticus P(M)
Dolichopodidae ?? x 2 P
Muscidae Musca domestica U
Muscina stabolans P(M)
Ophyra leucostoma O/Q(?)
Stomoxys calcitrans P(M) + L
Psychodidae Telmatoscpus sp.
Ptychopteridae Bittacomorpha occidentalis N-larvae Q
Sarcophagidae Helicobia rapax C(?)
Sciomyzidae Sepedon armipos O (?)
Tetanocera (spp.?) L/O (?)
Simuliidae ?? (Subfamily Prosimuliinae)
Syrphidae Arctophila (spp.?) L
Eupeodes montivagus L
Metasyrphus americans L
Pasysyrphus venustus L
Platycheirus immarginatus L
Sphaerophoria sulphuripes L
Syrphus ribesii L
Tephritidae Rhagoletis indifferens R
Tipulidae Limnophila sp.
Pedicia albivitta N-larvae Q
Tipula cunctans N-larvae O
Hemiptera Aphididae
Aphis fabae H
Therioaphis maculata H
?? x 4 H
Cicadellidae Draecolacephala mollipes H
?? x 7 H
Corixidae Hesperocorixa laevigata O(A)
Sigara alternata
Gerridae Gerris remigis P(A)
Rheumatobates sp. P(A)
Miridae Lygus lineolaris H
Pseudatomoscelis seriatus H
?? x 2 H
Nabidae Nabis alternedus P
Notonectidae Notonecta insulata P(A)
Notonecta undulata
Pentatomidae Acrosternum hilare H
Cosmopepla bimaculata H
Holocostethus limbolarius H (?)
Pyrrhocoridae Dysdercus (spp.?) L
Reduviidae Apiomeris (spp.?) P
Ephemeroptera Ameletidae Ameletus sp. x 2
Baetidae Procloeon sp.
Apobaetis sp. x 2
Ephemerellidae Caudatella sp.
Heptageniidae Steracron interpunctatum
Leptophlebiidae Leptophlebia nebulosa N-larvae O
Polycentropodidae Cyrnellus sp.
Potmanthidae ??
Siphlonuridae Parameletus sp. x 2
Neuroptera Hemerobiidae Hemerobius pacificus P
Chrysopidae ??* P
Hymenoptera Andrenidae Andrena (spp.?) L
Apidae Apis mellifera L
Bombus pennsylvnicus L
Bombus terricola occidentalis L
Eurytomidae Harmolita trichi ?-larvae H (G)
?? ?-larvae H/P
Formicidae Camponotus pennsylvanicus O
Lasius alienus O
?? O
Halictidae Halictus farinosis L
?? L
Ichneumonidae Coccygomimus pedalis ?-larvae Pa
?? x 11 ?-larvae Pa
Sphecidae Philanthus ventilabris L-larvae P(Bees)
Sceliphron caementarium L-larvae P(Spiders)
?? (Subfamily Nyssoninae) L-larvae
Tenthredinae ?? H
Vespidae Vespula arenaria L
Vespula maculata* L + R + P
Vespula maculifrons L
Vespula pensylvanica L
?? x 2 L (+ P) (?)
Trichoptera Brachycentridae Brachycentrus americanus
Oligoplectrum sp.
Glossomatidae ??
Hydroptilidae Hydroptila hamata
Ostrotrichia sp.
Limnephilidae ??
Leptoceridae ??
Lepidostomatidae Lepidostomata sp.
Nectopsyche sp.
Plecoptera Capniidae ??
Peltoperlidae Paraperla sp.
Megaloptera Sialidae Sailis sp. x 2
(* means the specimen was seen but not captured)
Key to Ecological Niche Abbreviations 
(Given for adult stage unless otherwise noted)
A Aquatic
C Carrion eater
D Wood decomposer
F Fungivore
G Grain eater
H Herbivore (on plant or plant juices)
L Pollinator (eats pollen/nectar)
M Mud-dweller
N Adult does not eat
O Omnivore
P Predator (on terrestrial organisms unless otherwise noted)
P(E) Aerial predator (eats flying insects)
P(M) Predator on mammals (ectoparasite or flesh/blood-eater)
Pa Parasitiod wasp
Q Organic matter eater
R Fruit eater
U Manure eater
W Wood borer

Ecological niche data taken from Bland and Jaques (1978), Arnett et al. (1980), Milne and Milne (1980), Daccordi et al. (1987), and Holland (1968) List by Mike Schulz and Darlene Kun