Keeping woodlands in Wales and Ireland healthy

Most damaging Forest insects


The following table is based on information in "Forestry Commission Handbook 1, Forest Insects: - a guide to insects feeding on trees in Britain" by D Bevan, published by HMSO 1987

It is restricted to those insects with a damage rating of 4 (XXXX) [Severe. Causing severe loss of crop increment, death of individual trees, severe degrade of produce, of young stock or of amenity value.] and 5 (XXXXX) [Very severe. Causing death of crop]

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Adelges cooleyi Gillette, 1907

Douglas fir woolly aphid (Adelges cooleyi  Gillette, 1907)
Douglas fir woolly aphid / Llysleuen wlanog Ffynidwydden Douglas

Type of trees: DOUGLAS FIR (PSEUDOTSUGA)
Damage rating: Damage level 4

Further information: http://bugs.osu.edu/bugdoc/Shetlar/factsheet/christmasstree extension.psu.edu/ipm/program/christmas-tree/pest.../file


Biological Centre Maps: http://data.gbif.org/species/2049732
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