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Alnus Miller
Lepät
Alnus, Biota of North America Program (query database) [BONAP]
Alnus, Den Virtuella Floran [DVF]
Alnus (Betulaceae) ; [GNSP]

Foodplants for Acleris notana, Acrobasis rubrifasciella, Acronicta cuspis, Agriopis marginaria, Anaplectoides pressus, Andropolia contacta, Autographa ampla, A. corusca, Bibarrambla allenella, Cabera pusaria, Catocala fraxini, Celastrina ladon, Chionodes argentipunctella, C. salicella, Coleophora ahenella, C. anatipenella, C. binderella, C. fuscocuprella, C. milvipennis, C. orbitella, C. serratella, C. siccifolia, C. violacea, Crocallis elinguaria, Croesia tigricolor, Cyclophora pendularia, Dasychira vagans grisea, Drepana binaria, D. curvatula, Egira rubrica, Epione vespertaria, Euchoeca nebulata, Eulithis convergenata, E. xylina, Geometra (geometra) papilionaria, Gretchena watchungana, Homorthodes communis, Hyalophora euryalus, Hydrelia flammeolaria, H. sylvata, Hydriomena impluviata, Hyppa brunneicrista, Lasionycta perplexa, Lithophane furcifera, L. merckii, L. pexata, Mesogona oxalina, Mesothea incertata viridipennata, Mormo maura, Nealgedonia extricalis, Nemoria mimosaria, Neozephyrus japonicus, Notodonta dromedarius, Nymphalis faunus, Odonestis pruni, Orgyia antiqua badia, Papilio eurymedon, Platypolia contadina, Plemyria rubiginata, Poecilocampa alpina, Sabra harpagula, Saturnia atlantica, S. spini, Satyrium w-album, Speranza bitactata?, S. boreata, S. exauspicata, S. loricaria, Spiramater grandis, Stathmopodidae pedella, Synanthedon culiciformis, S. myopaeformis, S. spheciformis, Tremex fuscicornis, Xiphydria camelus, X. picta, X. prolongata, Xylotype arcadia, Zosteropoda hirtipes



[sp-1.jpg] 600x859 (~48Kb) FINLAND, Ab: Suomusjärvi, 669:31, 26.4.1998, Photo © Markku Savela

The exact identification of this species is still unknown, but tentatively assumed to belong into this group.



fiAlnus glutinosa (L.) Gaertner
Tervaleppä Alder European Alder Klibbal
Alnus glutinosa, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Alnus glutinosa ; [RK, 100]
[glutinosa-1.jpg] 881x1175 (~192Kb) Finland, Valkeakoski, Paino, Myllyniitynoja, 10.9.2006, Photo © Harri Arkkio

Foodplant for Achlya flavicornis, Acleris umbrana, Acronicta alni, A. auricoma, A. cuspis, A. psi, Aglia tau, Apocheima pilosaria, Argyresthia brockeella, A. goedartella, Biston betularius, Cabera exanthemata, C. pusaria, Calliteara pudibunda, Choreutis pariana, Cimbex connatus, Coleophora alnifoliae, Cossus cossus, Drepana curvatula, D. falcataria, Electrophaes corylata, Endromis versicolora, Ennomos alniarius, E. autumnarius, Epirrita autumnata, Eriogaster lanestris, Euchoeca nebulata, Euproctis similis, Furcula bicuspis, Geometra (geometra) papilionaria, Hydrelia flammeolaria, Hydriomena impluviata, Lithophane furcifera, Lycia hirtaria, Mimas tiliae, Notodonta dromedarius, Orgyia antiqua, Pamphilius vafer, Paracolax tristalis, Plemyria rubiginata, Poecilocampa alpina pontica?, P. populi, Ptilodon capucinus, Smerinthus ocellatus, Stathmopodidae pedella, Stigmella glutinosae, Synanthedon mesiaeformis, S. spheciformis, Xiphydria camelus, X. picta



fiAlnus glutinosa × incana
Alnus × pubescens Tausch
Alnus × pubescens ; [RK, 100]

fiAlnus incana (L.) Moench
Harmaaleppä Grey Alder Hoary Alder Gråal
Alnus rugosa
Alnus tenuifolia
Alnus incana, Aquatic and Wetland Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains [USGS]
Alnus incana, Bilder ur Nordens Flora (in Swedish) [RUNEBERG]
Alnus incana ; [RK, 100]; [FPN, 73]

Foodplant for Acronicta alni, A. auricoma, A. cuspis, A. euphorbiae, A. leporina, A. megacephala, A. psi, A. rumicis, Aglia tau, Alcis repandatus, Angerona prunaria, Arctia caja, Biston betularius, Cabera pusaria, Calliteara pudibunda, Canephora hirsuta, Ceramica pisi, Cerastis rubricosa, Chloroclysta siterata, Cimbex connatus, Coleophora alnifoliae, Colocasia coryli, Cossus cossus, Diacrisia sannio, Drepana curvatula, D. falcataria, Dysstroma truncata, Ectropis crepuscularia, Endromis versicolora, Epirrita autumnata, Eriogaster lanestris, Euchoeca nebulata, Eupithecia subfuscata, Eurois occultus, Falcaria lacertinaria, Favonius taxila, Hemithea (geometra) aestivaria, Hydrelia flammeolaria, H. sylvata, Hydriomena impluviata, Hypomecis roboraria, Konowia megapolitana, Lacanobia contigua, L. suasa, L. thalassina, Lasiocampa quercus, Lithophane (noctua) consocia, L. furcifera, Lycia hirtaria, Melanchra persicariae, Mimas tiliae, Mniotype bathensis, Nola confusalis, Notodonta dromedarius, Nymphalis antiopa, Ochropacha duplaris, Odontopera bidentata, Orgyia antiqua, O. recens, Orthosia gothica, O. opima, Pamphilius depressus, P. fumipennis, Papilio glaucus glaucus, Plagodis pulveraria, Poecilocampa populi, Polia bombycina, Proutia rotunda, Pseudoips prasinanus, Psyche casta, P. crassiorella, Ptilodon capucinus, Saturnia pavonia, Selenia dentaria, S. lunularia, S. tetralunaria, Smerinthus ocellatus, Speranza lorquinaria, Spilarctia luteum, Stathmopodidae pedella, Sterrhopterix standfussi, Stigmella glutinosae, Synanthedon spheciformis, Trichiura crataegi, Xiphydria camelus

Foodplant as Alnus rugosa for Acrobasis rubrifasciella, Hyalophora columbia, Hypena eductalis, Nites betulella, N. grotella, Papilio canadensis, Polia imbrifera

Foodplant as Alnus tenuifolia for Papilio rutulus

Etelänharmaaleppä Gråal
Alnus incana incana ; [RK, 101]
[incana_incana-1x.jpg] 783x1044 (~90Kb) Finland: Nokia, Haavisto, 31.3.2007, Photo © Harri Arkkio [incana_incana-1y.jpg] 631x487 (~22Kb) Finland: Nokia, Haavisto, 31.3.2007, Photo © Harri Arkkio

fiA. i. kolaensis (N. I. Orlova) Á. Löve & D. Löve
Kuolanharmaaleppä Lapsk gråal
Alnus incana var. virescens Wahlenb.
Alnus incana f. borealis Norrl.
Alnus incana kolaensis ; [RK, 101]
A. i. var. occidentalis (Dippel) Hitchc.
Mountain Alder
Alnus incana var. occidentalis ; [FPN, 73]

 

Alnus sinuata (Regel) Rydb.
Sitka Alder Wavy-leaved Alder
Alnus sinuata ; [FPN, 72]
[sinuata-1.jpg] 1500x1000 (~129Kb) USA: Johnson Ridge (47.796°N 121.260°W, 1146m), Snohomish Co., WA, 11.8.2006, Photo © Markku Savela

Foodplant for Papestra invalida, Speranza lorquinaria



Alnus rubra Bong.
Red Alder Oregon Alder
Alnus oregana
Alnus rubra ; [FPN, 72]
[rubra-1xU.jpg] identification uncertain 600x918 (~117Kb) USA: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park (41°22'25N 124°00'53W ±1km), Humboldt Co. CA, 3.8.2001, Photo © Markku Savela [rubra-1yU.jpg] identification uncertain 900x600 (~63Kb) USA: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park (41°22'25N 124°00'53W ±1km), Humboldt Co. CA, 3.8.2001, Photo © Markku Savela [rubra-1zU.jpg] identification uncertain 800x580 (~54Kb) USA: Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park (41°22'25N 124°00'53W ±1km), Humboldt Co. CA, 3.8.2001, Photo © Markku Savela

Foodplant for Egira crucialis, Papilio eurymedon



Alnus rhombifolia Nutt.
White Alder
Alnus rhombifolia ; [FPN, 73]

Foodplant for Speranza lorquinaria


The ? species-group

Alnus cordata

Foodplant for Stigmella glutinosae


Alnus formosana

Foodplant for Neozephyrus taiwanus


Alnus hirsuta

Foodplant for Favonius taxila, Neozephyrus japonicus, Operophtera peninsularis


Alnus japonica

Foodplant for Favonius taxila


Alnus maximowiczii
Alnus maximowiczi;

Foodplant as Alnus maximowiczi for Acleris submaccana


Alnus subcordata

Foodplant for Stigmella glutinosae


Alnus viridis

Foodplant for Eriogaster arbusculae, Papilio rutulus, Stigmella glutinosae, Synanthedon spheciformis



9.11.2002 (12)

References:
[BONAP]
A Synonymized Checklist of the Vascular Flora of the United States, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands; A data base interface; BONAP U.S. Checklist - 1998; Provided by TAMU-BWG; Texas A & M Bioinformatics Working Group; Based on; Biota of North America Program
[DVF]
Den Virtuella floran; http://linnaeus.nrm.se/flora/welcome.html; Ett projekt vid Naturhistoriska riksmuseet (Stockholm, Sweden).; Even for non-Swedish speaker, the distribution maps on species are nice (map buttons "Norden" and "Norra halvklotet")
[FPN]
Hitchcock & Cronquist, 1998; Flora of the Pacific Northwest (11th ed.); ISBN 0-295-95273-3
[GNSP]
Wielgorskaya, 1995; Dictionary of generic names of seed plants
[Harri Arkkio]
Finland; For the time being these pictures are only for this site. Other usage not allowed.
[RK]
Hämet-Ahti, L., Suominen, J., Ulvinen, T. & Uotila, P. (eds), 1998; Retkeilykasvio (Field Flora of Finland); Ed. 4. 656 pp.; Finnish Museum of Natural History, Botanical Museum. Helsinki
[RUNEBERG]
Project Runeberg: Nordic literature online; Project Runeberg; Bilder ur Nordens Fauna (Carl Axel Magnus Lindman)
[USGS]
Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center; http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/index.htm


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Keep in mind that the taxonomic information is copied from various sources, and may include many inaccuracies. Expert help is welcome.