Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Salix alba
(White Willow) [Salicaceae]
(Observations are from Clark et al., Blackman & Eastop, Pepper, Cranshaw, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)

Chrysomelidae: Calligrapha multipunctata Clk2004, Chrysomela knabi Clk2004, Chrysomela scripta Clk2004, Crepidodera solita Clk2004, Plagiodera versicolora (Imported Willow Leaf Beetle) [feeds on leaves] Clk2004 Crw2004

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Aphididae: Cavariella aegopodii (Willow-Carrot Aphid) [found on young leaves & catkins of willows, migrating during the summer to herbaceous plants in the Apiaceae] BE2013, Pterocomma bicolor [found on bark of twigs & branches, also found on trunks of saplings; distributed in NE USA, north-central USA, & Canada, including Illinois & Ontario] BE2013, Pterocomma populifoliae (Reddish Brown Poplar Aphid) Pp1965, Pterocomma smithiae (Black Willow Aphid) Pp1965; Diaspididae:
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, Diaspidiotus gigas (Eurasian Willow Scale) [this insect is found in SE Canada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, some western states in the USA, & Eurasia] SN2014, 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