Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Populus grandidentata
(Big-Toothed Aspen) [Salicaceae]
(Observations are from Hottes & Frison, Dmitriev & Dietrich, Clark et al., Covell, Blackman & Eastop, Opler & Krizek, Pepper, O'Brien & Anderson, Majka et al., ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Chrysomela crotchi Clk2004, Chrysomela knabi Clk2004, Chrysomela laurentia [Salix spp. are preferred host plants] Clk2004, Chrysomela lineatopunctata Clk2004, Chrysomela scripta Clk2004, Crepidodera populivora Clk2004, Crepidodera solita Clk2004, Phratora purpurea Clk2004, Tricholochmaea decora Clk2004, Zeugophora scutellaris Clk2004; Curculionidae: Dorytomus vagenotatus OA1996, Phyllobius oblongus (European Snout Weevil) [polyphagous; adults feed on leaves of trees, larvae feed on roots of other plants] MAM2007, Polydrusus sericeus (Green Immigrant Leaf Weevil) [polyphagous; adults feed on leaves of trees & shrubs, larvae feed on roots of other plants; syn. Polydrusus formosus] MAM2007, Rutidosoma decipiens [this insect is found in N USA & Canada] MAM2007

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)

Aphididae: Chaitophorus neglectus [found on leaves] BE2013, Chaitophorus populifolii simpsoni HF1931 Pp1965, Chaitophorus stevensis HF1931 Pp1965, Pterocomma populifoliae (Rusty Brown Poplar Aphid) [found on roots of mature trees, or stem bases of saplings; this aphid is distributed in NE USA & Canada, including Massachusetts & Michigan] BE2013 Pp1965, Pterocomma smithiae HF1931; Cicadellidae: Kybos copula DD2010;
Diaspididae: Chionaspis furfura (Scurfy Bark Scale) [found on branches & trunks, less often on young shoots, fruit, & leaves; plant species in the Rosaceae are preferred hosts; this insect is widely distributed in the USA & S Canada] SN2014, Chionaspis ortholobis (Straight-lobed Scurfy Scale) [this insect occurs in NE USA, north-central USA, and many states in W USA] Sn2014, Chionaspis salicis (Willow Scurfy Scale) [found mainly on twigs & branches; this insect is polyphagous, although it prefers Salix spp. & Populus spp.; this insect is widely distributed in the USA] SN2014

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Geometridae: Protitame virginalis (Virgin Moth) Cv2005; Nymphalidae: Limenitis arthemis astyanax (Red-spotted Purple) OK1984