EPPO Global Database

Betula nigra(BETNI)

Pests

Organism Type
Chrysobothris femorata (CHRBFE) Doubtful host
* MacRae TC (1991) The Buprestidae (Coleoptera) of Missouri. Insecta Mundi, 5(2), 101–126. 
------- it may refer to other species of the femorata complex as it pre-dates Wellso & Manley, 2007.
Agrilus anxius (AGRLAX) Host
* Johnson MP, Hartman JR, McNiel RE & Fountain WM (2001) Evaluation of dogwood and birch species and cultivars for resistance to key insect pests and diseases. Journal of Environmental Horticulture 19, 73-78.

* Katovich SA, Munson SA, Ball J & McCullough D (2000) Bronze birch borer. Forest Insect & Disease Leaflet. 111 (revised). U.S. Dep. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Washington, DC.
------- Rare.
Agrilus anxius (as Betula) (AGRLAX) Host
Anoplophora glabripennis (as Betula) (ANOLGL) Host
* Sjöman H, Östberg J & Nilsson J (2014) Review of host trees for the wood-boring pests Anoplophora glabripennis and Anoplophora chinensis: an urban forest perspective. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 40(3), 143–164.
Diabrotica virgifera zeae (as Betula) (DIABVZ) Host
* Clark SM, LeDoux DG, Seeno TN, Riley EG, Gilbert AJ, Sullivan JM (2004) Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae, Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication 2, 615 pp.
------- Adult host.
Lepidosaphes ussuriensis (as Betula) (LEPSUS) Host
Lopholeucaspis japonica (as Betula) (LOPLJA) Host
Lycorma delicatula (LYCMDE) Host
* Barringer L, Ciafré CM (2020) Worldwide feeding host plants of spotted lanternfly, with significant additions from North America. Environmental Entomology 49(5), 999–1011.
Lymantria mathura (as Betula) (LYMAMA) Host
Malacosoma disstria (as Betula) (MALADI) Host
Oemona hirta (OEMOHI) Host
* Plant-SyNZ. Landcare Research (NZ). Host plants of a herbivore -Oemona hirta. http://plant-synz.landcareresearch.co.nz/index.asp). Last accessed 2021-06.
Operophtera brumata (as Betula) (CHEIBR) Host
Orgyia leucostigma (HEMELE) Host
* Heppner JB (2003) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Volume 17 of Arthropods of Florida and neighboring land areas. Division of Plant Industry. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Gainesville, Florida. 670 pp

* Robinson GS, Ackery PR, Kitching IJ, Beccaloni GW & Hernández LM (2010) HOST - A database of the world's Lepidopteran hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. https://www.nhm.ac.uk (Accessed on 7 December 2020 and 21 March 2021)
Parabemisia myricae (as Betula) (PRABMY) Host
Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (PHMPOM) Host
* Anonymous (1960) Index of Plant Diseases in the United States. Agriculture Handbook no 165, USDA-ARS (US) 531 pp.
Phytophthora cactorum (as Betula) (PHYTCC) Host
* Shestibratov KA, Baranov OY, Subbotina NM, Lebedev VG, Panteleev SV, Krutovsky KV, Padutov VE (2018) Early Detection and Identification of the Main Fungal Pathogens for Resistance Evaluation of New Genotypes of Forest Trees. Forests 9, 732.
------- confirmed host
Thaumetopoea processionea (as Betula) (THAUPR) Host
* Stigter H, Geraedts WHJM, Spijkers HCP (1997) Thaumetopoea processionea in the Netherlands: Present status and management perspectives (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). Proceedings of the Section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (N.E.V.) 3-16. 
------- Occasional larval feeding.
Trichoferus campestris (as Betula) (HESOCA) Host
* CAPS (2019) Trichoferus campestris. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey pest datasheets. http://download.ceris.purdue.edu/file/3869
------- Dry wood host.

* Iwata R & Yamada F (1990) Notes on the biology of Hesperophanes campestris, a drywood borer in Japan. Material und Organismen 25, 305–313.
------- Dry wood host.

* Lim J, Jung SY, Lim JS, Jang J, Kim KM, Lee YM, Lee BW (2014) A review of host plants of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera: Chrysomeloidea) with new host records for fourteen Cerambycids, including the Asian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis Motschulsky), in Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 53, 111-133.
------- Living host.
Trirachys sartus (as Betula) (AELSSA) Host
Xylosandrus germanus (as Betula) (XYLBGE) Host
Xylotrechus namanganensis (as Betula) (XYLONM) Host
Anoplophora chinensis (as Betula) (ANOLCN) Major host
* Sjöman H, Östberg J & Nilsson J (2014) Review of host trees for the wood-boring pests Anoplophora glabripennis and Anoplophora chinensis: an urban forest perspective. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 40(3), 143–164.
Anoplophora glabripennis (ANOLGL) Major host
* Sjöman H, Östberg J & Nilsson J (2014) Review of host trees for the wood-boring pests Anoplophora glabripennis and Anoplophora chinensis: an urban forest perspective. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 40(3), 143–164.
------- Confirmed host (full  pest developement).
Orgyia leucostigma (as Betula) (HEMELE) Major host
* Dedes J (2014). Whitemarked tussock moth (Orgyia leucostigma). Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Great Lakes Forestry Centre, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Insect Production Services 2 p. https://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/publications?id=35692 

* Wallner WE & McManus KA (1989) Proceedings, Lymantriidae: a comparison of features of New and Old World tussock moths; 1988 June 26-July 1; New Haven, CT. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-123. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 554 p. https://doi.org/10.2737/NE-GTR-123

* Webster RL (1916) The white-marked tussock-moth. Circular. Paper 33. https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/iaes_circulars/39
Comstockaspis perniciosa (as Betula) (QUADPE) Wild/Weed