Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Larix laricina
(American Larch) [Pinaceae]
(Observations are from Knight, Hottes & Frison, Marshall, Blackman & Eastop, Hamilton, Pepper, Robinson & Bradley)

Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Miridae: Plagiognathus laricicola Kn1941  

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Adelgidae: Adelges aenigmaticus [found in Maine & Quebec] BE2013, Adelges laricis [larch is a secondary host plant] BE2013; Aphididae: Cinara laricifex (Black Larch Aphid) [occurs on new growth near tips of twigs, later moving to the branches & trunk; found in NE USA & Canada; this aphid is sometimes misidentified as Cinara laricis, a European species] BE2013 RB1965 HF1931 Pp1965, Cinara spiculosa [found on twigs & branches; distributed in Canada from Alberta to Nova Scotia] BE2013 RB1965, Cinara subterranea [feeds on roots, found in Alberta & Manitoba] BE2013 RB1965; Cercopidae:
Aphrophora gelida (Boreal Spittlebug) [host plant of adults only; this spittlebug is found in Canada, Appalachian Mountains, & North Carolina] Hm1982, Aphrophora parallela (Spruce Spittlebug) [host plant of adults; found in Canada to Appalachian Mountains & South Carolina] Hm1982

Hymenoptera (Bees, Wasps, & Sawflies)
Tenthredinidae: Pristiphora erichsonii (Larch Sawfly) [introduced into N. America from abroad] Msh2006