EPPO Global Database

Acacia mearnsii(ACAMR)

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
* Li Y, Gu X, Kasson MT, Bateman CC, Guo J, Huang YT, Li Q, Rabaglia RJ, Hulcr J (2016) Distribution, host records, and symbiotic fungi of Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in China. Florida Entomologist 99(4), 801-804.
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).

* Thu PQ, Quang DN, Chi NM, Hung TX, Binh LV, Dell B (2021) New and emerging insect pest and disease threats to forest plantations in Vietnam. Forests 12, 1301. https://doi.org/10.3390/f12101301
------- Found in Acacia hybrid plantations, as well as on Acacia auriculiformis, and A. mangium.
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 (PLTPMU) Host
* Santana DLQ, Santos AF (2001) [Occurrence of Platypus sulcatus on black-wattle (Acacia mearnsii)]. Boletim de Pesquisa Florestal 42, 153–158 (in Portuguese).
------- In Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil).
Megaplatypus mutatus (as Acacia) (PLTPMU) Host
* Giménez RA, Etiennot AE (2003) Host range of Platypus mutatus. Entomotropica 18, 89–94.
Meloidogyne ethiopica (MELGET) Host
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.
Oligonychus perseae (as Acacia) (OLIGPA) Host
Spodoptera frugiperda (LAPHFR) Host
* Montezano DG, Specht A, Sosa-Gómez DR, Roque-Specht VF, Sousa-Silva JC, Paula-Moraes SV, Peterson JA, Hunt T (2018) Host plants of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the Americas. African Entomology 26, 286-300.
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
Phytophthora frigida (PHYTFG) Major 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