Host Index

FIELD GUIDE TO INSECTS AND DISEASES OF ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO FORESTS
Abies concolor - white fir
  Branches & Terminals
    True Fir Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium abietinum
177
    White Fir True Mistletoe Phoradendron pauciflorum
184
  Foliage
    Douglas-Fir Tussock Moth Orgyia pseudotsugae
11
    New Mexico Fir Looper Galenara consimilus
26
    True Fir Needle Cast Lirula abietis-concoloris
128
    Western Spruce Budworm Choristoneura occidentalis
8
    White Fir Needleminer Epinotia meritana
16
  Roots
    Annosus Root Rot Heterobasidion annosum
193
  Stem
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers
      Ambrosia Beetles
92
      Fir Engraver Scolytus ventralis
81
    Decays
      Indian Paint Fungus Enchinodontium tinctorium
138
      Red Ring Rot Phellinus pini
134
    Other
      Carpenter Ants Camponotus spp.
109
      Termites
111
    Rusts
      Fir Broom Rust Melampsorella caryophyllacearum
171
Abies lasiocarpa - subalpine fir
  Branches & Terminals
    Douglas-fir Dwarft Misletoe Archeuthobium douglasii
177
  Foliage
    Nepytia janetae
27
  Roots
    Annosus Root Rot Heterobasidion annosum
193
    Armillaria or Shoestring Root Rot Armillaria spp.
191
  Stems
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers
    Ambrosia Beetles
192
    Western Balsam Bark Beetle Dryocoetes confusus
79
  Decays
    Indian Paint Fungus Enchinodontium tinctorium
138
  Rusts
    Fir Broom Rust Melampsorella caryophyllacearum
171
Acacia spp. - acacia
  Branches & Terminals
    Desert Mistletoe Phoradendron californicum
184
Acer spp. - maple
  Stem
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers
      Ambrosia Beetles
92
Alnus tenuifolia - thinleaf alder
  Foliage
    Alder Flea Beetle Altica ambiens
35
    Fall Webworm Hyphantria cunea
29
  Stem
    Cankers
      Cytospora Canker Cytospora chyrsosperma
152
Aphrophora spp.
53
Arbutus arizonica - Ariziona madrone
  Foliage
    Fall Webworm Hyphantria cunea
29
Cericidium spp. - palo verde
  Branches & Terminals  
    Desert Mistletoe Phoradendron californicum
184
Cercocarpus spp. - mountain mahogany
  Foliage  
    Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum
31
Clastoptera supp.
53
Cupressus Arizonica - Ariziona Cypress
  Branches & Terminals  
    Cedar Bark Bettles Ploeosinus spp.
85
    Dense Mistletoe Phoradendron desnum
184
    Juniper Twig Pruner Styloxus Bicolor
107
  Stem  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers  
      Juniper Borers Trachykele blondeli, etc.
90
  Rusts  
      Gymnosporangium Rusts Gymnosporangium spp.
169
Fraxunyn spp. - ash
  Branches & Terminals  
    Big Leaf Mistletoe Phoradendron macrophyllum
184
  Foliage  
    Fall Webworm Hyphantria cunea
29
Junglas major - Ariziona walnut
  Branches & Terminals  
    Big Leaf Mistletoe Phoradendron macrophyllum
184
Juniperus osteosperma - Utah Juniper, J. deppeana - alligator juniper, J. monosperma - one-seed juniper, J. scopulorum - rocky mountain juniper  
  Branches & Terminals  
    Cedar Bark Bettles Ploeosinus spp.
85
    Juniper Mistletoe Phoradendron juniperinum
184
    Juniper Twig Pruner Styloxus Bicolor
107
  Foliage  
    Spider Mites Oligonychus spp.
54
    Spittlebugs Aphrophora spp., Clastoptera spp.
53
  Stem  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers  
      Juniper Borers Trachykele blondeli, etc.
90
  Rusts  
    Gymnosporangium Rusts Gymnosporangium spp.
169
Picea engelmannii - Englemann spruce
  Branches & Terminals  
    Western Spruce Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium microcarpum
177
  Foliage  
    Cooley Spruce Gall Adelgid Adelges cooleyi
40
    Frost
206
    Nepytia janetae
27
    Pine Needle Scale Chionaspis pinifoliae
49
    Spruce Aphid Elatobium abietinum
42
    Western Spruce Budworm Choristoneura occidentalis
8
  Roots  
    Armillaria or Shoestring Root Rot Armillaria spp.
191
    Schweinitzii Root and Butt Rot Phaeolus schweinitzii
198
    Tomentosus Root Disease Inonotus tomentosus
196
  Stem  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers
      Ambrosia Beetles
92
      Spruce Beetle Dendroctonus rufipennis
74
  Decays  
    Indian Paint Fungus Enchinodontium tinctorium
138
    Red Ring Rot Phellinus pini
134
  Rusts  
    Fir Broom Rust Melampsorella caryophyllacearum
171
Picea pungens - Colorado Blue Spruce
  Branches & Terminals  
      Western Spruce Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium microcarpum
177
  Foliage  
    Cooley Spruce Gall Adelgid Adelges cooleyi
40
    Douglas-Fir Tussock Moth Orgyia pseudotsugae
27
    Frost
206
    Pine Needle Scale Chionaspis pinifoliae
49
    Spruce Aphid Elatobium abietinum
42
    Western Spruce Budworm Choristoneura occidentalis
8
  Roots  
    Armillaria or Shoestring Root Rot Armillaria spp.
191
    Schweinitzii Root and Butt Rot Phaeolus schweinitzii
198
    Tomentosus Root Disease Inonotus tomentosus
196
  Stem  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers
      Ambrosia Beetles
92
      Spruce Beetle Dendroctonus rufipennis
74
  Decays  
    Red Ring Rot Phellinus pini
134
  Rusts  
    Fir Broom Rust Melampsorella caryophyllacearum
171
Pinus aristata - bristlecone pine
  Branches & Terminals  
    Western Spruce Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium microcarpum
177
Pinus edulis - pinõn, P. monophylla - singleleaf pinõn,, P. cembrioides - Mexican pinõn
  Branches & Terminals  
    Bark Moths Dioryctria spp.
106
    Pinyon Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium divaricatum
177
    Pinyon Pitch Nodule Moth Petrova arizonensis
105
    Pitch Moth Synanthedon spp.
106
    Twig Beetles Pityophthorus spp., Pityogenes spp., Pityoborus secundus
83
  Foliage  
    Drought
205
    Elytroderma Needle Cast Elytroderma deformans
123
    Pine Sawflies Neodiprion spp., Zadiprion spp.
22
    Pine-feeding Needleminers Coleotechnites spp.
14
    Pinyon Needle Scale Matsucoccus acalyptus
44
    Pinyon Spindle Gall Midge Pinyinia edulicola
52
    Red Band Needle Blight Dothistroma septospora
125
    Spider Mites Oligonychus spp.
54
    Tiger Moth Lophocampa ingens
24
  Roots  
    Black Stain Root Disease Leptographium wageneri
200
  Stems  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers
      Pine Engravers Ips spp.
59
      Wood Borers
88
  Decays  
    Red Rot Dichomitus squalens
136
Pinus eldarica - Mondel pine
  Stem  
    Rusts  
      Comandra Blister Rust Cronartium comandrae
167
Pinus engelmannii - Apache pine
  Branches & Terminals  
    Southwestern Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium vaginatum subsp. cryptopodum
177
  Stem  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers  
      Southern Pine Beetle Dendroctonus frontalis
70
Pinus flexilis - limber pine
  Branches & Terminals  
    Limber Pine Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium cyanocarpum
177
  Stem  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers  
      Mountain Pine Beetle Dendroctonus frontalis
65
      Red Turpentine Beetle Dendroctonus valens
72
    Cankers  
      Atropellis Canker Atropellis piniphila
158
Pinus leiophylla var. chichuahuana - Chihuahua pine
  Branches & Terminals  
    Chihuahua Pine Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium gillii
177
  Cones & Seeds  
    Southwestern Cone Rust Cronatrium conigenum
175
  Stem  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers  
      Southern Pine Beetle Dendroctonus frontalis
70
Pinus ponderosa var. arizonica - Arizona pine
  Branches & Terminals  
    Southwestern Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium vaginatum subsp. cryptopodum
177
Pinus ponderosa - ponderosa pine
  Branches & Terminals  
    Bark Moths Dioryctria spp.
106
    Pine Tip Moths Archeuthobium divaricatum
101
    Southwestern Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium vaginatum subsp. cryptopodum
177
    Twig Beetles Pityophthorus spp., Pityogenes spp., Pityoborus secundus
83
    Western Pineshoot Borer Eucosma sonomana
103
  Cones & Seeds  
    Cone Beetles Conophthorus spp.
95
    Pine Coneworm Dioryctria auranticella
99
    Pine Seed Chalcid Megastigmus albifrons
98
    Ponderosa Pine Seedworm Cydia piperana
97
  Foliage  
    Aphids
38
    Drought
205
    Elytroderma Needle Cast Elytroderma deformans
123
    Lophodermella Needle Cast Lophodermella cerina
121
    Pandora Moth Coloradia pondora
18
    Pine Butterfly Neophasia menapia
20
    Pine Needle Scale Chionaspis pinifoliae
49
    Pine Sawflies Neodiprion spp., Zadiprion spp.
22
    Pine-feeding Needleminers Coleotechnites spp.
14
    Ponderosa Pine Resin Midge Cecidomyia piniinopis
50
    Prescott Scale Matsucoccus vexillorum
46
    Red Band Needle Blight Dothistroma septospora
125
    Red Belt
208
    Salt Damage
211
    Spider Mites Oligonychus spp.
54
    Tiger Moth Lophocampa ingens
24
    Winter Injury
207
  Roots  
    Annosus Root Rot Heterobasidion annosum
193
    Armillaria or Shoestring Root Rot Armillaria spp.
191
    Schweinitzii Root and Butt Rot Phaeolus schweinitzii
198
  Stem  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers
      Ambrosia Beetles
92
      Mexican Pine Beetle Dendroctonus mexicanus
70
      Mountain Pine Beetle Dendroctonus frontalis
65
      Pine Engravers Ips spp.
59
      Red Turpentine Beetle Dendroctonus valens
72
      Roundheaded Pine Beetle Dendroctonus adjunctus
67
      Western Pine Beetle Dendroctonus brevicomis
63
      Wood Borers
88
    Cankers  
      Atropellis Canker Atropellis piniphila
158
    Decays  
      Pouch Fungus Cryptoporus volvatus
142
      Red Rot Dichomitus squalens
136
    Other  
      Carpenter Ants Camponotus spp.
109
      Termites
111
    Rusts  
      Comandra Blister Rust Cronartium comandrae
167
      Limb Rust Cronartium arizonicum
164
      Western Gall Rust Peridermium harknessii
166
Pinus strobiformis - southwestern white pine
  Branches & Terminals  
    Apache Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium apachecum
177
  Foliage  
    White Pine Needle Cast Lophodermella arcuata
129
  Roots  
    Schweinitzii Root and Butt Rot Phaeolus schweinitzii
198
  Stem  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers  
      Mountain Pine Beetle Dendroctonus frontalis
65
      Red Turpentine Beetle Dendroctonus valens
72
    Cankers  
      Atropellis Canker Atropellis piniphila
158
  Rusts  
    White Pine Blister Rust Cronartium ribicola
161
Platanus wrightii - Arizona sycamore
  Branches & Terminals  
    Big Leaf Mistletoe Phoradendron macrophyllum
184
  Foliage  
    Sycamore Anthracnose Apiognomonia veneta
118
Polyporus anceps (see Dichomitus squalens)
Populus spp. - cottonwood
  Branches & Terminals  
    Big Leaf Mistletoe Phoradendron macrophyllum
184
  Foliage  
    Aphids
38
    Black Leaf Spot Marssonina populi
114
    Fall Webworm Hyphantria cunea
29
    Ink Spot Leaf Blight Ciborinia whetzelii
115
    Melampsora Rust Melampsora spp.
116
   

Shepherd's Crook Venturia spp.

117
    Western Tent Caterpillars Malacosoma californicum
31
  Stem  
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers
      Ambrosia Beetles
92
    Cankers  
      Cytospora Canker Cytospora chrysosperma
152
Populus tremuloides - aspen
  Foliage  
    Black Leaf Spot Marssonina populi
114
    Drought
205
    Frost
206
    Ink Spot Leaf Blight Ciborinia whetzelii
115
    Melampsora Rust Melampsora spp.
116
   

Shepherd's Crook Venturia spp.

117
    Spider Mites Oligonychus spp.
54
    Western Tent Caterpillar Malacosoma californicum
31
  Roots  
    Ganoderma Root Rot Ganoderma applanatum
202
  Stem
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers
      Ambrosia Beetles
92
      Wood Borers
88
    Cankers  
      Black Canker Ceratocystis fimbriata
148
      Cryptosphaeria Canker Cryptosphaeria lignyota
154
      Cytospora Canker Cytospora chrysosperma
152
      Hypoxylon Canker Hypoxylon mamatum
156
      Sooty Bark Canker Encoelia pruinosa
150
    Decays  
      False Tinder Conk Phellinus tremulae
144
      Red Belt Fungus Fomitopsis pinicola
140
Prosopis spp. - mesquite
  Branches & Terminals
    Desert Mistletoe Phoradendron californicum
184
Prunus virginiana vars. demissa and melancocarpa - common chokecherry
  Foliage
    Fall Webworm Hyphantria cunea
29
Pseudotsuga menziesii - Douglas-fir
  Branches & Terminals
    Douglas-fir Dwarf Mistletoe Archeuthobium douglasii
177
  Foliage
    Cooley Spruce Gall Adelgid Adelges cooleyi
40
    Douglas-Fir Tussock Moth Orgyia pseudotsugae
27
    Melampsora Rust Melampsora spp.
116
    New Mexico Fir Looper Galenara consimilus
26
    Pine Needle Scale Chionaspis pinifoliae
49
    Rhabdocline Needle Cast Rhabdocline spp.
126
    Western Spruce Budworm Choristoneura occidentalis
8
  Roots  
    Armillaria or Shoestring Root Rot Armillaria spp.
191
    Black Stain Root Disease Leptographium wageneri
200
    Schweinitzii Root and Butt Rot Phaeolus schweinitzii
198
    Tomentosus Root Disease Inonotus tomentosus
196
  Stem
    Bark Beetles & Wood Borers
      Ambrosia Beetles
92
      Douglas-fir Beetle Dendroctonus pseudotugae
77
    Decays  
      Indian Paint Fungus Enchinodontium tinctorium
138
      Pouch Fungus Cryptoporus volvatus
142
      Red Belt Fungus Fomitopsis pinicola
140
      Red Rot Dichomitus squalens
136
    Other  
      Carpenter Ants Camponotus spp.
109
      Termites
111
Quercus hypoleucoides - silverleaf oak
  Cones & Seeds  
    Southwestern Cone Rust Cronatrium conigenum
175
Quercus spp. - oak
  Branches & Terminals
    Oak Mistletoe Phoradendron coryae
184
  Foliage  
    Frost
206
    Spider Mites Oligonychus spp.
54
    Spittlebugs Aphrophora spp., Clastoptera spp.
53
  Roots
    Armillaria or Shoestring Root Rot Armillaria Spp.
191
  Stems  
    Decays  
      Canker Rot of Oak Inonotus andersonii
146
      Heart Rots of Oak Inonotus dryophilus
145
      Heart Rots of Oak Phellinus everhartii
145
Ribes spp. - currants and gooseberries
  Foliage  
    White Pine Blister Rust Cronartium ribicola
161
Ribes spp. - currants and gooseberries
  Foliage  
    Fall Webworm Hyphantria cunea
29
    Melampsora Rust Melampsora spp.
116
    Western Tent Caterpillars Malacosoma californicum
31
  Stem  
    Cankers  
      Cytospora Canker Cytospora chrysosperma
152