EPPO Global Database

Ailanthus altissima(AILAL)

Pests

Organism Type
Aleurocanthus spiniferus (ALECSN) Host
* Bubici G, Prigigallo MI, Garganese F, Nugnes F, Jansen M, Porcelli F (2020) First report of Aleurocanthus spiniferus on Ailanthus altissima: profiling of the insect microbiome and microRNAs. Insects 11, 161. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11030161
------- Confirmed host.
Erthesina fullo (ERTNFU) Host
* Mi Q, Zhang J, Gould E, Chen J, Sun Z, Zhang F (2020) Biology, ecology, and management of Erthesina fullo (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): A review. Insects 11, 346. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11060346
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato (XYLBFO) Host
* Eskalen A, Stouthamer R, Lynch SC, Rugman-Jones PF, Twizeyimana M, Gonzalez A, Thibault T (2013) Host range of Fusarium dieback and its ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) vector in southern California. Plant Disease 97(7), 938-951.

* 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 Ailanthus) (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).
Grapevine flavescence dorée phytoplasma (PHYP64) Host
* Filippin L, De Pra V, Zottini M, Borgo M, Angelini E (2011) Nucleotide sequencing of imp gene in phytoplasmas associated to 'flavescence dorée' from Ailanthus altissima. Bulletin of Insectology, 64(Suppl), S49-50.
------- Confirmed host (flavescence dorée type 16SrV-C).

* Genov N, Angelini E, Filippin L (2018) First report of Clematis vitalba and Ailanthus altissima infected with 16SV-C subgroup phytoplasmas in Bulgaria. Proceedings of the 19th Congress of ICVG (Santiago, CL, 2018-04-09/12), 152-153.
------- Confirmed host (flavescence dorée type 16SrV-C).
Halyomorpha halys (HALYHA) Host
* Mityushev IM (2021) Host plants of Halyomorpha halys in the urban ecosystem on the Azov Sea Coast of Russia. EPPO Bulletin 51(2), 305-310.
------- Highly abundant on this plant but no significant damage observed in the studied area.
Hyphantria cunea (HYPHCU) Host
Lycorma delicatula (LYCMDE) Host
* Barringer L, Ciafré CM (2020) Worldwide feeding host plants of spotted lanternfly, with significant additions from North America. Environmental Entomology 49(5), 999–1011.

* Barringer LE, Donovall LR, Spichiger SE, Lynch D, Henry D (2015) The first New World record of Lycorma delicatula (Insecta: Hemiptera: Fulgoridae). Entomological News 125(1), 20-23.

* Liu H (2019) Oviposition substrate selection, egg mass characteristics, host preference, and life history of the spotted lanternfly (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae) in North America, Environmental Entomology, 48(6), 1452–1468. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvz123
------- Confirmed host.

* Park JD, Kim M-Y, Lee S-G, Shin S-C, Kim J, Park I-K (2009) Biological characteristics of Lycorma delicatula and the control effects of some Insecticides. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 48(1), 53-57.
------- Adults / nymphs feeding and very serious damage were observed in Korea.
Megaplatypus mutatus (PLTPMU) Host
* Giménez RA, Etiennot AE (2003) Host range of Platypus mutatus. Entomotropica 18, 89–94.
Neocosmospora euwallaceae (FUSAEW) Host
Orgyia leucostigma (HEMELE) Host
* Heppner JB (2003) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Volume 17 of Arthropods of Florida and neighboring land areas. Division of Plant Industry. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Gainesville, Florida. 670 pp

* Robinson GS, Ackery PR, Kitching IJ, Beccaloni GW & Hernández LM (2010) HOST - A database of the world's Lepidopteran hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. https://www.nhm.ac.uk (Accessed on 7 December 2020 and 21 March 2021)
Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (PHMPOM) Host
* Anonymous (1960) Index of Plant Diseases in the United States. Agriculture Handbook no 165, USDA-ARS (US) 531 pp.
Pochazia shantungensis (POCZSH) Host
* Kim DE, Lee H, Kim MJ, Lee DH (2015) Predicting the potential habitat, host plants, and geographical distribution of Pochazia shantungensis (Hemiptera: Ricaniidae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 54, 179–189.
Thrips setosus (THRISE) Wild/Weed