Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Betula pendula
(European Weeping Birch) [Betulaceae]
(Observations are from Hottes & Frison, MacRae, Needham et al., Blackman & Eastop, Cranshaw, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Buprestidae: Agrilus anxius (Bronze Birch Borer) Mcr1991 Crw2004

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Calaphis betulaecolens HF1931, Callipterinella annulatus HF1931, Callipterinella calliptera (Black-banded Birch Aphid) [found on leaf undersides; this aphid was introduced into North America from Eurasia] BE2013 Crw2004, Euceraphis betulae (European Birch Aphid) BE2013, Glyphina betulae [found on young shoots, European Weeping Birch is a preferred host; observed in Illinois, this aphid was introduced from Eurasia] 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] HF1931; Diaspididae: 
Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (False San Jose Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in N USA & S Canada, also in Eurasia, where it is native] SN2014, Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San Jose Scale) [usually found on bark, polyphagous, although preferring woody species in the Rosaceae; this insect is widely distributed; syn. Comstockaspis perniciosa, syn. Quadraspidiotus perniciosus] SN2014, Lepidosaphes ulmi (Oystershell Scale) [found on bark, polyphagous; this insect is widely distributed in the USA, S Canada, & Eurasia] SN2014

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Tenthredinidae: Heterarthrus nemoratus (Late Birch Leaf-Edge Miner) Ndm1928

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Bucculatricidae: Bucculatrix canadensisella (Birch Skeletonizer) Ndm1928