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Populus
(poplars)

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Populus (poplars)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Populus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • poplars
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Populus L.

Preferred Common Name

  • poplars

International Common Names

  • Spanish: alamos
  • French: peupliers

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Pappel
  • Netherlands: populieren

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Salicales
  •                         Family: Salicaceae
  •                             Genus: Populus

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Aeolesthes sarta (city longhorn beetle); Agrilus anxius (bronze birch borer); Ambrostoma quadriimpressum; Anoplophora chinensis (black and white citrus longhorn); Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian longhorned beetle); Anoplophora nobilis (yellow spotted cerambycid); Apioplagiostoma populi; Apocheima cinerarium; Botryodiplodia palmarum; Botryosphaeria ribis (canker: apple); Cacoecimorpha pronubana (carnation tortrix); Ceratocystis fimbriata (Ceratocystis blight); Cerura menciana; Cerura vinula (puss moth); Choristoneura rosaceana (oblique banded leaf roller); Cimbex taukushi; Clostera anachoreta; Clostera anastomosis (black-back prominent moth); Cossus cossus (carpenter moth); Cryptodiaporthe populea (poplar canker); Dendrolimus superans (hemlock caterpillar, Japanese); Dendrolimus tabulaeformis (Chinese pine caterpillar); Enterobacter cancerogenus (canker and dieback); Enterobacter nimipressuralis (wet wood of elm.); Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple moth); Erysiphe adunca (powdery mildew of poplar); Fomes fomentarius (hoof fungus); Hypoxylon mammatum (poplar canker); Inonotus hispidus (shaggy bracket); Laothoë populi (poplar hawkmoth); Lepidosaphes salicina; Leucoma ochropoda; Leucoma salicis (satin moth); Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth); Malacosoma neustria testacea; Maladera orientalis (smaller velvet chafer); Megaplatypus mutatus; Melampsora populnea; Monema flavescens (oriental moth); Mycosphaerella mandshurica; Mycosphaerella populorum (septoria leaf spot); Operophtera brumata (winter moth); Papilio rutulus (western swallowtail); Paraleucoptera sinuella; Paranthrene dollii (poplar borer); Phyllactinia populi; Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (cotton root rot); Pristiphora conjugata; Pseudomonas marginalis pv. marginalis (lettuce marginal leaf blight); Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (bacterial canker or blast (stone and pome fruits)); Pyrrhalta aenescens; Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Rosellinia necatrix (dematophora root rot); Saperda calcarata (poplar borer); Saperda carcharias (large poplar borer); Smerinthus planus planus; Solanum nigrum (black nightshade); Sympiezomias velatus; Xanthomonas arboricola pv. populi (bark necrosis); Xanthomonas populi (bacterial canker of poplar); Xiphinema (dagger nematode); Xylotrechus rusticus (grey tiger long-horned beetle); Zeuzera coffeae (coffee carpenter); Zeuzera pyrina (moth, wood leopard)

Minor host of:

Aleurocanthus woglumi (citrus blackfly); Ambrosia artemisiifolia (common ragweed); Amphipyra berbera; Archips rosana (European leaf roller); Armillaria mellea (armillaria root rot); Armillaria ostoyae (armillaria root rot); Botryosphaeria stevensii (Botryosphaeria disease, grapevine); Buddleja davidii (butterfly bush); Candidatus Phytoplasma asteris (yellow disease phytoplasmas); Ceroplastes rusci (fig wax scale); Chrysomphalus dictyospermi (dictyospermum scale); Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale); Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (pear oyster scale); Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San José scale); Drepanopeziza punctiformis (leaf spot: poplar); Endoclita excrescens (swift moth, Japanese); Endoclita signifer; Erythricium salmonicolor (pink disease); Euproctis chrysorrhoea (brown-tail moth); Gryllotalpa africana (african mole cricket); Gryllotalpa unispina (mole cricket); Helicotylenchus pseudorobustus (spiral nematode); Lygus lineolaris (tarnished plant bug); Malacosoma disstria (forest tent caterpillar); Melolontha melolontha (white grub cockchafer); Ostrinia nubilalis (European maize borer); Otiorhynchus sulcatus (vine weevil); Parthenolecanium corni (European fruit lecanium); Popillia japonica (Japanese beetle); Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale); Scolytus multistriatus (smaller European elm bark beetle); Tortrix viridana (green oak leaf-roller); Tradescantia fluminensis (wandering Jew); Valsa ambiens; Valsa sordida (valsa canker of poplar)

Wild host of:

Adoxophyes orana (summer fruit tortrix); Aromia bungii (red necked longicorn); Arundo donax (giant reed); Hyphantria cunea (mulberry moth); Indarbela quadrinotata (bark eating caterpillar); Malacosoma americanum (eastern tent caterpillar); Orthosia cerasi (common quaker); Peridroma saucia (pearly underwing moth)

Associated with (not a host):

Aonidiella citrina (yellow scale); Fusarium culmorum (culm rot: cereals); Pleurotus ostreatus (oyster mushroom)

Host of (source - data mining):

Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot); Apriona cinerea; Batocera horsfieldi; Calliteara grotei; Chrysomela populi (balsam poplar leaf beetle); Chrysomela scripta (cottonwood leaf beetle); Chrysomela tremula (aspen leaf beetle); Cicadella viridis (leafhopper, green); Clostera fulgurita; Clostera restitura; Cochliobolus spicifer (spring dead spot of grasses); Coptotermes heimi; Dasychira mendosa; Diaspidiotus gigas; Drepanopeziza populi-albae; Erthesina fullo; Euzophera pinguis (olive moth); Gypsonoma minutana; Halys dentata; Heterarthrus ochropodus; Leucoma candida; Lytta vesicatoria (blister beetle); Magicicada septendecim (periodical cicada); Melampsora allii-populina; Melampsora laricis-populina (poplar rust); Melampsora populnea f.sp. rostrupii; Microtermes obesi; Monosteira unicostata; Myrothecium roridum (blight: eggplant); Pachypappa tremulae; Pachypappa vesicalis (conifer root, aphid); Pemphigus betae (sugarbeet root, aphid); Pemphigus bursarius (lettuce aphid); Pemphigus fuscicornis; Phalanta phalantha; Phellinus tremulae; Phratora vitellinae (beetle, brassy willow); Phyllocnistis unipunctella; Phyllonorycter populifoliella; Phytobia cambii; Plagiodera erythroptera; Plagiodera versicolora (willow leaf beetle); Polyphylla laticollis; Poplar mosaic virus; Pseudomonas syringae (bacterial blast); Pterocomma populeum; Retithrips syriacus (black vine thrips); Rhytidodus decimusquartus; Sesia apiformis (hornet moth); Sesia tibialis (cottonwood crown borer); Smerinthus ocellatus (eyed hawkmoth); Striglina scitaria; Taphrina johansonii (deformation: catkins); Taphrina populina (yellow: poplar leaf blister); Taphrina rhizophora; Tetranychus evansi (red spider mite); Trichoferus campestris; Uraba lugens (eucalypt leaf skeletonizer); Venturia acerina; Venturia populina (dieback: poplar); Xanthomonas populi subsp. populi