Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Betula pumila
(Dwarf Birch) [Betulaceae]
(Observations are from Knight, Hottes & Frison, Blackman & Eastop, Gangwere)

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Psallus parshleyi Kn1941 

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Calaphis manitobensis [found in Manitoba] BE2013, Cepegillettea betulaefoliae [found on leaf undersides & young growth; this aphid has been observed in Illinois, Wisconsin, & Canada] HF1931 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

Orthoptera (Grasshoppers)
Tettigoniidae: Orchelimum gladiator (Gladiator Meadow Katydid) [feeds on seedheads, field observations] Ggw1961, Scudderia furcata (Fork-tailed Bush Katydid) [nymphs feed on dry leaves, field observations] Ggw1961