Insects Feeding
on these Plants:


Abies fraseri
(Fraser's Fir) [Pinaceae]
(Observations are from Blackman & Eastop, Cranshaw, ScaleNet)

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Adelgidae: Adelges nordmannianae (Fir Woolly Adelgid) [found in North Carolina & Tennessee, Fraser's Fir is a secondary host plant] BE2013, Adelges piceae (Balsam Woolly Adelgid) BE2013; Aphididae: Mindarus abietinus (Balsam Twig Aphid) Crw2004, Mindarus pinicolus [found in North Carolina & Canada] BE2013; Diaspididae:
Chionaspis heterophyllae (Pine Scurfy Scale) [found on needles; this insect occurs in E USA, along the Pacific Coast of the USA, & Canada] SN2014, Chionaspis pinifoliae (Pine Needle Scale) [found on needles; this insect is widely distributed throughout the USA] SN2014, Fiorinia externa (Elongate Hemlock Scale) [found on needles or new cones, preferring Tsuga spp. as hosts; this insect occurs in NE USA, it was introduced from E Asia] SN2014

Trombidiformes (Mites)
Tetranychidae: Oligonychus ununguis (Spruce Spider Mite) Crw2004