EPPO Global Database

Alternanthera sessilis(ALRSE)

Pests

Organism Type
Phenacoccus peruvianus (as Alternanthera) (PHENPR) Host
Spodoptera ornithogalli (as Alternanthera) (PRODOR) Host
* Brito R, Specht A, Gonçalves GL, Moreira GRP, Carneiro E, Santos FL, Roque-Specht VF, Mielke OHH, Casagrande MM (2019) Spodoptera marima: a new synonym of Spodoptera ornithogalli (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), with notes on adult morphology, host plant use and genetic variation along its geographic range. Neotropical Entomology 48(3), 433-448.

* Heppner JB (2007) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Gainesville, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, p 670.
Phenacoccus manihoti (PHENMA) Wild/Weed
* Joshi S, Pai SG, Deepthy KB, Ballal CR, Watson GW (2020) The cassava mealybug, Phenacoccus manihoti Matile-Ferrero (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Pseudococcidae) arrives in India. Zootaxa 4772(1), 191-194 (abst.).