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Insects Feeding
on this Plant:

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Hamamelis virginiana
(Witch Hazel) [Hamamelidaceae]
(Observations are from Knight, Wagner, Hottes & Frison, Clark et al., Marshall, Microleps website, Dmitriev & Dietrich, Covell, Needham et al., Blackman & Eastop, Wheeler et al., Watson, Hamilton, Gangwere, Pepper, Cranshaw)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Scelolyperus meracus Clk2004

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Lopidea hesperus Kn1941, Lygocoris hirticulus WHM1983, Paraproba capitata [moist situations] Kn1941 Wat1928, Phytocoris canadensis WHM1983 


Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Aphis hamamelidis Pp1965, Hamamelistes spinosus (Witch Hazel Spiny Gall Aphid) [found on undersides of birch leaves, migrating during the summer to form spiny galls on the buds of Witch Hazel] HF1931 BE2013 Pp1965 Crw2004, Hormaphis cornu [found on leaf undersides of River Birch, migrating during the summer to form conical galls on the leaves of Witch Hazel] BE2013, Hormaphis hamamelidis (Witch Hazel Cone Gall Aphid) [forms conical galls on leaves] Msh2006 BE2013 Pp1965 Crw2004; Cercopidae:
Clastoptera obtusa (Alder Spittlebug) [eaten by both nymphs & adults] Hm1982; Cicadellidae: Eratoneura marra DD2010

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Probole alienaria (Alien Probole) Wg2005; Gracillariidae: Caloptilia superbifrontella [larvae roll leaves into cones] Cv2005 Mic2010 Ndm1928, Cameraria hamameliella [larvae are leaf-miners] Ndm1928; Limacodidae: Tortricidia testacea [polyphagous] Cv2005; Lymantriidae: Lymantria dispar (Gypsy Moth) [intro. into N. America from abroad, polyphagous] Cv2005; Noctuidae: Acronicta hamamelis (Witch Hazel Dagger Moth) [oligophagous] Wg2005, Drasteria grandirena (Figure-Seven Moth) Wg2005, Pyreferra citromba (Eyed Mustard Sallow) Wg2005, Pyreferra hesperidago (Mustard Sallow) Cv2005, Synedoida grandirena (Figure-Seven Moth) Cv2005; Nolidae: Nola triquetrana (Three-Spotted Nola) [oligophagous, larvae feed on leaves] Cv2005 Wg2005; Notodontidae: Datana contracta (Contracted Datana) [polyphagous] Cv2005, Datana drexelii (Drexel's Datana) [polyphagous] Cv2005 Wg2005, Schizura unicornis (Unicorn Caterpillar) [polyphagous] Wg2005; Tortricidae: Argyrotaenia quercifoliana Cv2005

Phasmatodea (Walkingsticks)
Diapheromeridae: Diapheromera femoralis (Northern Walkingstick) [lab observations] Ggw1961
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