|Figure 5 Sycamore lacebug adult|
sycamore (Platanus occidentalis). Lacebugs are a common pest of ornamental trees and shrubs, and most lacebug species are host specific. An exception is the hawthorn lacebug (C.cydoniae) that attacks several species within the Rosaceae family including cotoneaster, flowering quince, crabapple, mountain ash,Pyracantha, and hawthorn. Most lacebug species have two or more generations per year. The hawthorn lacebugs have only one generation per year.
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