Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Betula alleghaniensis
(Yellow Birch) [Betulaceae]
(observations are from Knight, Dmitriev & Dietrich, Covell, Blackman & Eastop, Opler & Krizek; Yellow Birch is also referred to as Betula lutea)

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Lygocoris fagi Kn1941, Orthotylus necopinus Kn1941 

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Calaphis betulaecolens [found on leaves] BE2013, Calaphis viridipallida [found on leaf undersides; observed in Minnesota, North Carolina, & Canada] BE2013, Hamamelistes spinosus (Witch Hazel Spiny Gall Aphid) [forms spiny galls on buds of Witch Hazel, migrating to the twigs of birch during the winter & moving to the undersides of birch leaves during the spring] BE2013; Cicadellidae: Erythridula praecisa [preferred host plant] DD2010

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Hydrelia inornata (Unadorned Carpet) Cv2005; Noctuidae: Parallelia bistriaris (Maple Looper Moth) [polyphagous] Cv2005; Nymphalidae: Limenitis arthemis arthemis (White Admiral) OK1984