EPPO Global Database

Betula pubescens(BETPB)

Pests

Organism Type
Chrysobothris mali (CHRBMA) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).            
-------As B. alba, Taken ‘larvae which appear to be this species’
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.
Choristoneura rosaceana (as Betula) (CHONRO) Host
* Furniss RL, Carolin VM (1977) Western Forest Insects. USDA , Forest Service Miscellaneous Publication no. 1339, 654 pp.
Chrysobothris femorata (CHRBFE) Host
* Westcott R (2005) A new species of Chrysobothris Eschscholtz from Oregon and Washington, with notes on other Buprestidae (Coleoptera) occurring in the United States and Canada. Zootaxa, 1044(1). 
------- As B. alba
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
Lymantria mathura (as Betula) (LYMAMA) Host
Malacosoma disstria (as Betula) (MALADI) Host
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
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
Agrilus anxius (AGRLAX) Major host
* Nielsen DG, Muilenburg VL & Herms DA (2011) Comparative resistance of Asian, European, and North American birch (Betula) spp. to bronze birch borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Environmental Entomology 40, 648-653.

* Santamour FS (1999) Progress in the development of borer-resistant white-barked birches. Journal of Arboriculture 25(3), 151-162.
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.
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