Populus nigra Linnaeus 1753 (Family Salicaceae)


Trees

Bark

Leaf

Male Flowers

Female Flowers

Height: <30 m
Ectomycorrhizal, Extrafloral Nectaries
Lacks Persistent Seed Bank
Dioecious, Flowering April (Earliest: 20.3)

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Pollination: Wind
Seed Dispersal: Wind
Mycorrhizae:
Several Hymenogastraceae

Many Inocybaceae

Several Tricholomataceae

Cortinarius hinnuleus

Cortinarius saturninus

Entoloma majaloides

Lactarius evosmus

Lactarius fulvissimus

Hortiboletus bubalinus

Suillellus luridus

Scleroderma bovista
Parasites:
Drepanopeziza populorum

Drepanopeziza punctiformis

Erysiphe adunca

Melampsora allii-populina

Inonotus cuticularis

Stigmella assimilella

Gypsonoma dealbana

Agromyza albitarsis

Aulagromyza populicola

Several Curculionidae

Saperda populnea Larva
(Branch Gall)

Zeugophora scutellaris
Possible Parasites:
Several Polyporaceae

Bjerkandera fumosa

Sarcodontia spumea

Inonotus hispidus

Caloptilia stigmatella Larva

Coleophora serratella
Herbivores:
Several Nymphalidae Larvae

Several Erebidae

Several Geometridae

Many Noctuidae Larvae

Many Notodontidae

Ancylis laetana Larva

Gypsonoma sociana Larva

Tethea or Larva

Laothoe populi Larva

Poecilocampa populi

Pristiphora conjugata

Many Chrysomelidae

Phyllobius pyri

Temnocerus tomentosus
Possible Herbivores:
Several Erebidae

Several Geometridae Larvae

Many Tortricidae

Acronicta alni Larva

Ochropacha duplaris

Cossus cossus

Cerura erminea

Malacosoma neustria

Several Tenthredinidae

Trichiosoma tibiale

Several Chrysomelidae

Several Curculionidae

Melolontha melolontha
Sapivores:
Macropsis graminea

Empoasca vitis
Possible Sapivores:
Several Miridae

Fagocyba cruenta

Speudotettix subfusculus

Pentatoma rufipes

Aphrophora alni

Tachycixius pilosus

Pulvinaria hydrangeae
Xylophages:
Paranthrene tabaniformis Larva
Possible Xylophages:
Dinoptera collaris Larva
Florivores:
Xanthia icteritia Larva

Dorytomus dejeani
Possible Florivores:
Xanthia togata Larva

Gypsonoma dealbana Larva

Gelechia muscosella Larva
Bark Inhabitants:
Ramalina farinacea

Ochrolechia microstictoides

Phlyctis argena

Gnophomyia viridipennis Larva
Wood Decomposers:
Hemipholiota populnea

Pleurotus ostreatus

Pleurotus pulmonarius

Pluteus umbrosus

Mycena tintinnabulum

Pholiota tuberculosa

Myxarium nucleatum

Several Polyporaceae

Bjerkandera fumosa

Sarcodontia delectans

Trypophloeus asperatus

Ampedus pomonae Larva

Angiosperm Generalists
Leaf Decomposers:
Phyllosticta populina

Drepanopeziza populorum

Drepanopeziza punctiformis

Venturia populina

Discosia artocreas

Chalara aurea

Angiosperm Generalists

Ecological Flora of the British Isles


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