Insects Feeding
on this Plant:


Salix rigida
(Heart-Leaved Willow) [Salicaceae]
(Mistakenly referred to as Salix cordata in the past. Observations are from Stannard, Clark, Dmitriev & Dietrich, Aldrich & Osten-Sacken, Opler & Krizek, ScaleNet)

Coleoptera (Beetles)
Chrysomelidae: Altica bimarginata Clk2004, Altica subplicata Clk2004, Calligrapha multipunctata Clk2004, Chrysomela laurentia Clk2004, Crepidodera sculpturata Clk2004, Crepidodera solita Clk2004, Tricholochmaea decora Clk2004, Tricholochmaea tuberculata Clk2004

Diptera (Flies)
Cecidomyiidae: Rabdophaga rigidae (Willow Beaked Gall Midge) [larvae form lanceoloid galls at twig tips] AOS1905, Rabdophaga salicistriticoides AOS1905

Homoptera (Sucking Insects)
Cicadellidae: Erythroneura rosa Clk2004, Kybos albolinea Clk2004; 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

Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Skippers, & Moths)
Nymphalidae: Limenitis archippus (Viceroy) [because of confusion of names with Salix cordata, this record may refer to Salix rigida] OK1984

Thysanoptera (Thrips)
Thripidae: Mycterothrips betulae [found on leaves] St1968