EPPO Global Database

Acacia melanoxylon(ACAME)

Pests

Organism Type
Anoplophora chinensis (as Acacia) (ANOLCN) Host
* Sjöman H, Östberg J & Nilsson J (2014) Review of host trees for the wood-boring pests Anoplophora glabripennis and Anoplophora chinensis: an urban forest perspective. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 40(3), 143–164.
Aonidiella citrina (as Acacia) (AONDCI) Host
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (as Acacia) (TORTPR) Host
Comstockaspis perniciosa (as Acacia) (QUADPE) Host
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato (XYLBFO) Host
* List of Trees Impacted by Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PHSB) in South Africa (2019-07) https://polyphagous-shot-hole-borer.co.za/pshb-tree-list-july-2019/
------- reproductive host

* University of California. Invasive shot hole borers. ISHB reproductive hosts. https://ucanr.edu/sites/pshb/pest-overview/ishb-reproductive-hosts/ (last accessed 2021-03)
-------- Reproductive host (infection usually causes branch dieback)
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu stricto (EUWAWH) Host
* Mendel Z, Lynch SC, Eskalen A, Protasov A, Maymon M, Freeman S (2021) What determines host range and reproductive performance of an invasive ambrosia beetle Euwallacea fornicatus; lessons from Israel and California. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 4, 654702.
------- Reproductive host tree in California (US).
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu stricto (as Acacia) (EUWAWH) Host
* Smith SM, Gomez DF, Beaver RA, Hulcr J, Cognato AI (2019) Reassessment of the species in the Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) complex after the rediscovery of the ‘lost’ type specimen. Insects 10, 261. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10090261
------- As host of PSHB (polyphagous shot hole borer).
Euwallacea perbrevis (as Acacia) (EUWAPE) Host
* Smith SM, Gomez DF, Beaver RA, Hulcr J, Cognato AI (2019) Reassessment of the species in the Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) complex after the rediscovery of the ‘lost’ type specimen. Insects 10, 261. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10090261
Homona coffearia (as Acacia) (HOMOCO) Host
Megaplatypus mutatus (as Acacia) (PLTPMU) Host
* Giménez RA, Etiennot AE (2003) Host range of Platypus mutatus. Entomotropica 18, 89–94.
Naupactus xanthographus (as Acacia) (NAUPXA) Host
* Lanteri AA, Marvaldi AE, Suarez SM (2002) Gorgojos de la Argentina y sus plantas huespedes, Tomo I: Apionidae y Curculionidae. Publicacion Especial de la Sociedad Entomologica Agrentina.
------- reported as host but evidence is lacking that they can support completion of ful life cycle.
Oemona hirta (OEMOHI) Host
* Plant-SyNZ. Landcare Research (NZ). Host plants of a herbivore -Oemona hirta. http://plant-synz.landcareresearch.co.nz/index.asp). Last accessed 2021-06.
Oligonychus perseae (as Acacia) (OLIGPA) Host
Thaumetopoea processionea (as Acacia) (THAUPR) Host
* Stigter H, Geraedts WHJM, Spijkers HCP (1997) Thaumetopoea processionea in the Netherlands: Present status and management perspectives (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae). Proceedings of the Section Experimental and Applied Entomology of the Netherlands Entomological Society (N.E.V.) 3-16. 
------- Occasional larval feeding.
Uromycladium tepperianum (as Acacia) (URCLTE) Host
Xylosandrus crassiusculus (as Acacia) (XYLBCR) Major host
Scirtothrips aurantii (as Acacia) (SCITAU) Wild/Weed
* Freebairn C (2008) South African citrus thrips in Australia – identity, pest status and control. Final Report: CT03022, Horticultural Australia Ltd., 202 pp.
------- considered as moderate host in experiments (Acacia sophorae, A. longifolia).

* Mound LA, Palmer JM (1981) Identification, distribution and host-plants of the pest species of Scirtothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 71, 467-479.
Scirtothrips dorsalis (as Acacia) (SCITDO) Wild/Weed