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Plants and Common Pests

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Pests are most often because these causes damage to plants through feeding on crops or parasitising livestock, such as Aphids on Alder (Alnus), or Fourlined plant bug on Rose ( Rosa).

Alder (Alnus)
Aphids
Clearwing borers
Eriophyid mites
Forest tent caterpillar
Poplar and willow borer
Woolly alder aphid

Apple (Malus)
Aphids
Calico scale
Cankerworms
Clearwing borers
Eastern tent caterpillar
European fruit lecanium
European red mite
Fall webworm
Flatheaded appletree borer
Gypsy moth
Japanese beetle
Leafhoppers
Oystershell scale
Redhumped caterpillar
Roundheaded appletree borer
Scurfy scale
Twospotted spider mite
Walnut caterpillar
Whitemarked tussock moth
Woolly apple aphid
Yellownecked caterpillar

Azalea (Rhododendron)
Azalea lace bug
Black vine weevil
Clearwing borers
Fourlined plant bug
Planthoppers
Twospotted spider mite
Yellownecked caterpilla

Elm (Ulmus)
Ambrosia beetle
Aphids
Asian longhorned beetle
Bagworm
Calico scale
Cankerworms
Elm bark beetle, Smaller European
Elm bark beetle, native
Elm borer
Elm casebearer
Elm eriophyid mite
Elm leaf beetle
Elm scurfy scale
European elm scale
European red mite
Flatheaded appletree borer
Fall webworm
Forest tent caterpillar
Gloomy scale
Gypsy moth
Japanese beetle
Leafhoppers
Mourningcloak butterfly
Oystershell scale
Redhumped caterpillar
Twig girdler
Twig pruner
Twospotted spider mite
Whitemarked tussock moth
Woolly apple aphid
Yellownecked caterpillar

Euonymus (Euonymus)
Aphids
Black vine weevil
Euonymus scale
Twospotted spider mite

Flowering Fruits (Prunus)
Aphids
Cankerworms
Clearwing borers
Eastern tent caterpillar
Eriophyid mites
European fruit lecanium
European red mite
Fall webworm
Forest tent caterpillar
Japanese beetle
Leafhoppers
Oystershell scale
Pear sawfly
Redhumped caterpillar
Twig girdler
Twospotted spider mite
Uglynest caterpillar
Yellownecked caterpillar

Forsythia (Forsythia)
Fourlined plant bug
Ground Covers
Black vine weevil
Strawberry root weevil

Hackberry (Celtis)
Gloomy scale
Hackberry nipplegall maker
Lace bugs
Mourningcloak butterfly
Twig girdler
Twig pruner

Mulberry (Morus)
Gloomy scale

Ninebark (Physocarpus)
Aphids

Oak (Quercus)
Aphids
Cankerworms
Clearwing borers
Fall webworm
Flatheaded appletree borer
Forest tent caterpillar
Gypsy moth
Kermes scales
Lace bugs
Leafhoppers
Oak cynipid galls
Obscure scale
Redhumped caterpillar
Twig girdler
Twig pruner
Twolined chestnut borer
Walnut caterpillar
Yellownecked caterpillar

Pachysandra (Pachysandra)
Euonymus scale

Persimmon (Diospyros)
Bagworm
Fall webworm
Redhumped caterpillar
Twig girdler
Twospotted spider mite

Poplar (Populus)
Asian longhorned beetle
Bagworm
Clearwing borers
Cottonwood leaf beetle
Eriophyid mites
Fall webworm
Forest tent caterpillar
Gypsy moth
Imported willow leaf beetle
Japanese beetle
Leafhoppers
Linden borer
Mourningcloak butterfly
Oystershell scale
Poplar and willow borer
Poplar tentmaker
Redhumped caterpillar
Twig girdler
Twospotted spider mite
Whitemarked tussock moth

Barberry (Berberis)
Aphids
Black vine weevil
Strawberry root weevil

Birch (Betula)
Ambrosia beetle
Aphids
Asian longhorned beetle
Birch leafminer
Bronze birch borer
Clearwing borers
Dusky birch sawfly
Fall webworm
Forest tent caterpillar
Gypsy moth
Japanese beetle
Leafhoppers
Mourningcloak butterfly
Oystershell scale
Poplar and willow borer
Redhumped caterpillar
Walnut caterpillar
Whitemarked tussock moth
Yellownecked caterpillar

Bittersweet (Celastrus)
Aphids
Euonymus scale
Treehoppers

Black Locust (Robinia)
Bagworm
Locust borer
Twospotted spider mite
Yellownecked caterpillar

Blueberry (Vaccinium)
Black vine weevil

Hawthorn (Crategus)
Aphids
European red mite
Forest tent caterpillar
Lace bugs
Leafhoppers
Pear sawfly
Roundheaded appletree borer
Scurfy scale
Twospotted spider mite
Woolly apple aphid

Hazelnut (Corylus)
Aphids
Oystershell scale

Hickory (Carya)
Aphids
Cankerworms
Lace bugs
Redhumped caterpillar
Tuliptree scale
Twig girdler, Twig pruner
Walnut caterpillar
Yellownecked caterpillar

Holly (Ilex)
Ambrosia beetle
Twospotted spider mite

Honeylocust (Gleditzia)
Ambrosia beetle
Aphids
Bagworm
European red mite
Flatheaded appletree borer
Honeylocust spider mite
Honeylocust plant bug
Leafhoppers
Mimosa webworm
Treehoppers
Twig girdler
Twig pruner
Walnut caterpillar
Yellownecked caterpillar

Honeysuckle (Lonicera)
Bagworm
Calico scale
Clover mite
Cottony maple scale
Juniper scale
Mimosa webworm
Twospotted spider mite

Horsechestnut (Aesculus)
Asian longhorned beetle
Bagworm
Calico scale
Oystershell scale
Whitemarked tussock moth

Hydrangea (Hydrangea)
Aphids
Twospotted spider mite

Ivy (Parthenocissus)
Black vine weevil
Calico scale
Japanese beetle
Leafhoppers

Privet (Ligustrum)
Black vine weevil
Clearwing borers
Oystershell scale
Strawberry root weevil

Pyracantha (Pyracantha)
Bagworm
European red mite
Twospotted spider mite

Redbud (Cercis)
Clearwing borers
Leafhoppers
Redhumped caterpillar
Tuliptree scale
Twospotted spider mite
Whitemarked tussock moth

Rhododendron (Rhododendron)
Black vine weevil
Lace bugs

Rose (Rosa)
Aphids
Fourlined plant bug
Japanese beetle
Oriental beetle
Twospotted spider mite
Whitemarked tussock mot

Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus)
Aphids
Fourlined plant bug
Japanese beetle
Twospotted spider mite

Sassafrass (Sassafrass)
Japanese beetle

Spirea (Spiraea)
Aphids

Sweetgum (Liguidambar)
Bagworm
Calico scale
Eastern tent caterpillar
Fall webworm
Gloomy scale
Redhumped caterpillar

Sycamore(Pseudoplatanus)
Ambrosia beetle
Aphids
Fall webworm
Flatheaded appletree borer
Gloomy scale

Boxwood (Buxus)
Boxwood spider mite
Oystershell scale
Strawberry root weevil

 

Catalpa (Catalpa)
Gloomy scale
Gypsy moth

Clematis (Clematis)
Clearwing borers

Cotoneaster (Cotoneaster)
Black vine weevil
European red mite
Flatheaded appletree borer
Lace bugs
Oystershell scale
Pear sawfly
Roundheaded appletree borer
Strawberry root weevil
Twospotted spider mite
 
Currant (Ribes)
Aphids
Clearwing borers
 
Dogwood (Cornus)
Ambrosia beetle
Calico scale
Clearwing borers
Dogwood sawfly
Flatheaded appletree borer
Fourlined plant bug
Leafhoppers
Oystershell scale
Redhumped caterpillar
Scurfy scale
Spittlebugs
Strawberry root weevil
Twig girdler
Twospotted spider mite

Japanese Flowering Quince (Chaenomeles)
Aphids
Laurel (Kalmia)
Black vine weevil
Clearwing borers

Lilac (Syringa)
Clearwing borers
Oystershell scale

Linden (Tilia)
Ambrosia beetle
Aphids
Cankerworms
Cottony maple scale
Fall webworm
Flatheaded appletree borer
Forest tent caterpillar
Gypsy moth
Japanese beetle
Lace bugs
Linden borer
Mourningcloak butterfly
Oystershell scale
Tuliptree scale
Twig girdler
Twospotted spider mite
Whitemarked tussock moth
Yellownecked caterpillar

Magnolia (Magnolia)
Calico scale
Tuliptree scale
Twospotted spider mite

Maple (Acer)
Ambrosia beetle
Aphids
Asian longhorned beetle
Bagworm
Boxelder bug
Calico scale
Cankerworms
Clearwing borers
Cottony maple scale
Eriophyid mites
European fruit lecanium
Flatheaded appletree borer
Forest tent caterpillar
Fourlined plant bug
Gloomy scale
Japanese beetle
Leafhoppers
Maple bladdergall mite
Maple spindlegall mite
Maple velvet erineum gall mite
Oystershell scale
Twig pruner
Twospotted spider mite
Whitemarked tussock moth
Woolly alder aphid
Yellownecked caterpillar

Mountainash (Sorbus)
European red mite
Fall webworm
Japanese beetle
Lace bugs
Mountainash sawfly
Roundheaded borer
Scurfy scale
Pear sawfly
Woolly apple aphid
Yellownecked caterpillar
Japanese beetle

Lace bugs
Twig pruner
Whitemarked tussock moth

Tuliptree (Liriodendron)
Aphids
Oystershell scale
Tuliptree scale
Twospotted spider mite

Viburnum (Viburnum)
Aphids
Clearwing borers
Fourlined plant bug

Walnut (Juglans)
Aphids
Fall webworm
Japanese beetle
Lace bugs
Oystershell scale
Redhumped caterpillar
Twig pruner
Twospotted spider mite
Walnut caterpillar
Yellownecked caterpillar

Willow (Salix)
Ambrosia beetle
Aphids
Asian longhorned beetle
Clearwing borers
Cottonwood leaf beetle
Fall webworm
Flatheaded appletree borer
Forest tent caterpillar
Imported willow leaf beetle
Leafhoppers
Mourningcloak butterfly
Oystershell scale
Poplar and willow borer
Poplar tentmaker
Redhumped caterpillar
Scurfy scale
Tuliptree scale
Walnut caterpillar

Wisteria (Wisteria)
Fall webworm
Fourlined plant bug
Twospotted spider mite

Witchhazel (Hamamelis)
Eastern tent caterpillar
Yellownecked caterpillar

Ref: http://www.entomology.umn.edu/