Insects Feeding on Ribes spp.
(Gooseberries, Currants)

Insect Species    
Scientific Name Common Name Plant Parts Consumed
Agrilus aurichalceus Bronze Cane Borer Larvae bore through canes
Blepharida rhois Sumac Flea Beeetle Larvae & adults feed on foliage
Carposina fernaldana Currant Fruitworm Larvae feed on fruit
Cecidomyia grossulariae Gooseberry Gall Midge Larvae form bud-galls
Cryptomyzus ribis Currant Aphid Forms gall-like swellings on leaves
Euphantra canadensis Currant Fruit Fly Larvae develop in fruit
Janus integer Currant Stem Girdler Larvae bore into twigs
Macaria ribearia Currant Spanworm Moth Larvae feed on foliage
Nasonovia ribisnigri Currant-Lettuce Aphid Curls young leaves at shoot tips
Nematus ribesii Imported Currant Sawfly Larvae feed on leaves, buds, & flowers
Poecilocapsus lineatus Four-Lined Plant Bug Feeds on leaves, buds, & flowers
Polygonia faunus Green Comma Larvae feed on foliage
Polygonia progne Gray Comma Larvae feed on foliage
Psenocerus supernotatus Currant Tip Borer Larvae bore through decaying branches
Synanthedon tipuliformis Currant Borer Clearwing Moth Larvae bore through canes

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