Forest Insects

note: If a FIDL covers >1 organism, then it will be listed for each organism (up to 5 per FIDL); if the scientific name has changed, the FIDL will be listed for both the current name and the original name (for first organism listed if >1). Please contact the FIDL coordinator if you think a scientific name listed here is erroneous.

Caveats: Management strategies and tactics discussed in older leaflets may be outdated. Contact your nearest USFS Forest Health Protection Office or your state's Department of Forestry or Natural Resources for current information.   These FIDLs are .pdf files ranging in size from .2 to 1.6 MB).

FIDL #    Title Year
45 Acleris gloverana
  western blackheaded budworm
1970
118 Adelges piceae
  balsam woolly adelgid
2006
111 Agrilis anxius
  bronze birch borer
2000
183 Agrilis auroguttatus
  goldspotted oak borer
2017
168 Agrilus bilineatus
  twolined chestnut borer
1992
165 Agrilis bilineatus
  oak decline - borer
1983
124 Anacamptodes clivinaria
  mountain mahogany looper
1971
77 Anisota rubicunda
  greenstriped mapleworm
1971
3 Aphrophora saratogensis
  Saratoga spittlebug
1978
182 Alsophila pometaria
  Fall Cankerworm
2013
23 Atta texana
  Texas leaf-cutting ant
1967
95 Boisea trivittata
  western boxelder bug
2011
95 Boisea rubrolineata
  boxelder bug
2011
139 Choristoneura conflictana
  large aspen tortrix
2009
160 Choristoneura fumiferana
  spruce budworm
1981
53 Choristoneura occidentalis
  western spruce budworm
1986
7 Choristoneura pinus
  jack pine budworm
1970
142 Cimbex americana
  elm sawfly
1974
96 Coleophora laricella
  larch casebearer-western larch
1985
61 Coleophora laricella
  larch casebearer-discoloration
1961
22 Coleotechnites milleri
  lodgepole pine needleminer
1971
114 Coloradia pandora
  pandora moth
2010
83 Conophthorus coniperda
  white pine cone beetle
1964
112 Conophthorus lambertianae
  sugar pine cone beetle
1968
132 Corthylus columbianus
  Columbian timber beetle
1972
75 Cryptococcus fagisuga
  beech bark disease - scale
1983
121 Cryptorhynchus lapathi
  poplar-and-willow borer
1972
15 Cylindrocopturus eatoni
  pine reproduction weevil
1971
41 Datana tegerrima
  walnut caterpillar
1982
155 Dendroctonus adjunctus
  roundheaded pine beetle
1977
1 Dendroctonus brevicomis
  western pine beetle
1982
49 Dendroctonus frontalis
  southern pine beetle
2009
11 Dendroctonus jeffreyi
  Jeffrey pine beetle
2009
2 Dendroctonus ponderosae
  mountain pine beetle
2009
5 Dendroctonus pseudotsugae
  Douglas-fir beetle
2014
127 Dendroctonus rufipennis
  spruce beetle
1999
175 Dendroctonus simplex
  eastern larch beetle
2002
12 Dendroctonus terrebrans
  black turpentine beetle
2010
55 Dendroctonus valens
  red turpentine beetle
2010
82 Diapheromera femorata
  walkingstick
1971
106 Dioryctria zimmermani
  Zimmerman pine moth
1971
99 Diprion similis
  introduced pine sawfly
1971
77 Dryocampa rubicunda
  greenstriped mapleworm
1971
184 Dryocoetes confusus
  western balsam bark beetle
2017
163 Enaphalodes rufulus
  red oak borer
1980
81 Ennomos subsignarius
  elm spanworm
1971
144 Epinotia meritana
  white fir needleminer
1974
134 Eucosma gloriola
  eastern pineshoot borer
1978
107 Fiorinia externa
  fiorinia hemlock scale
1971
108 Glycobius speciosus
  sugar maple borer
1971
170 Gnathotrichus retusus
  ambrosia beetles-western conifers
2002
170 Gnathotrichus sulcatus
  ambrosia beetles-western conifers
2002
167 Heterocampa guttivitta
  saddled prominent
1987
67 Heterocampa manteo
  variable oakleaf caterpillar
1979
104 Hylobius pales
  Pales weevil
1984
39 Hylobius radicus
  pine root collar weevil
1975
176 Hylurgus ligniperda
  invasive bark beetles
2007
129 Ips avulsus
  Ips bark beetles - southern
1983
141 Ips calligraphus
  six-spined engraver beetle
1973
129 Ips calligraphus
  Ips bark beetles - southern
1983
129 Ips grandicollus
  Ips bark beetles - southern
1983
116 Ips lecontei
  Arizona fivespined ips
2008
102 Ips paraconfusus
  California fivespined ips
1987
180 Ips perturbatus
  northern spruce engraver
2011
122 Ips pini
  pine engraver
1997
56 Ips radiatae
  Monterey pine ips
1970
126 Laspeyresia anaranjada
  slash pine seedworm
1971
95 Leptocoris trivittatus
  boxelder bug
2011
162 Lymantria dispar
  gypsy moth
1989
119 Malacosoma californicum
  western tent caterpillar
2008
9 Malacosoma disstri
  forest tent caterpillar
1978
148 Matsucoccus acalyptus
  piñon needle scale
1974
10 Matsucoccus resinosae
  red pine scale
1971
71 Megacyllene robiniae
  locust borer
1984
24 Melanophila californica
  California flatheaded borer
1970
109 Melanophila fulvoguttata
  hemlock borer
1967
74 Monochamus scutellatus
  whitespotted sawyer
1975
179 Neodiprion autumnalis
  Neodiprion species (no common name)
1971
179 Neodiprion burkei
  lodgepole sawfly
1971
117 Neodiprion edulicolus
  piñon sawfly
1969
105 Neodiprion excitans
  Pine Sawfly
1971
179 Neodiprion fulviceps
  Neodiprion species (no common name)
1971
179 Neodiprion mundus
  Neodiprion species (no common name)
1971
179 Neodiprion nanulus contortae
  western subspecies, red pine sawfly
1971
14 Neodiprion lecontei
  redheaded pine sawfly
1978
17 Neodiprion pratti banksianae
  jack pine sawfly
1971
98 Neodiprion sertifer
European pine sawfly
1971
34 Neodiprion taedae linearis
  loblolly pine sawfly
1970
31 Neodiprion tsugae
  hemlock sawfly
1976
179 Neodiprion ventralis
  Neodiprion species (no common name)
1971
66 Neophasia menapia
  pine butterfly
1971
91 Nuculaspis californica
  black pineleaf scale
1986
125 Odontopus calceatus
  yellow-poplar weevil
1971
86 Orgyia pseudotsugata
  Douglas-fir tussock moth
under revision
1981
120 Orgyia vetusta
  western tussock moth
1971
176 Orthotomicus erosus
  invasive bark beetles
2007
151 Phaeoura mexicanaria
  pine looper
1975
24 Phaenops californica
  California flatheaded borer
1970
63 Phyllophaga species
  white grubs
1971
72 Phryganidia californica
  California oakworm
1971
69 Pikonema alaskensis
  yellowheaded spruce sawfly
1971
47 Pissodes sitchensis
  Sitka spruce weevil
1970
47 Pissodes strobi
  Sitka spruce weevil
1970
21 Pissodes strobi
  white pine weevil
1995
64 Prionoxystus robiniae
  carpenterworm
1970
8 Pristiphora erichsonii
  larch sawfly
1971
56 Pseudips mexicanus
  Monterey pine ips
1970
60 Pseudohylesinus granulatus
  fir root bark beetle
2012
60 Pseudohylesinus sericeus
  silver fir beetle
2012
178 Pseudophillipia quaintancii
  woolly pine scale
2010
68 Reticulitermes flavipes
  eastern subterranean termite
1970
46 Retinodiplosis inopis
  gouty pitch midge
1971
156 Rheumaptera hastata
  spearmarked black moth
1977
59 Rhyacionia bouliana
  European pine tip moth
1970
70 Rhyacionia frustrana
  Nantucket pine tip moth
2010
58 Rhyacionia neomexicana
  southwestern pine tip moth
1982
103 Rhyacionia zozana
  ponderosa pine tip moth
1971
176 Scolytus schevyrewi
  invasive bark beetles
2007
13 Scolytus ventralis
  fir engraver
1986
115 Semanotus litigiosus
  fir tree borer
1968
121 Sternochetus lapathi
  poplar-and-willow borer
1972
153 Symmerista canicosta
  redhumped oakworm
1975
185 Synanthedon sequoiae
  sequoia pitch moth
2017
97 Thryidopteryx ephemeraeformis
  bagworm
1971
176 Tomicus piniperda
  invasive bark beetles
2007
92 Tourmeyella liriodendri
  tuliptree scale
1971
57 Tourmeyella parvicornis
  pine tortoise scale
2013
170 Trypodendron lineatum
  ambrosia beetles-w.conifers
2002
179 Zadiprion townsendi
  Zapdiprion sawfly (no common name)
1971
65 Zellaria haimbachi
  pine needle sheathminer
1971




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