EPPO Global Database

Amaranthus spinosus(AMASP)

Pests

Organism Type
Diabrotica virgifera zeae (as Amaranthus) (DIABVZ) Host
* Clark SM, LeDoux DG, Seeno TN, Riley EG, Gilbert AJ, Sullivan JM (2004) Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae, Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication 2, 615 pp.
------- Adult host.
Megalurothrips usitatus (MEGTUS) Host
* Reyes CP (1994) Thysanoptera (Hexapoda) of the Philippine Islands. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 42(2), 107-507.
Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (PHMPOM) Host
* Anonymous (1960) Index of Plant Diseases in the United States. Agriculture Handbook no 165, USDA-ARS (US) 531 pp.
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.
Spodoptera ornithogalli (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.

* Crumb SE (1929) Tobacco cutworms. USDA Technical Bulletin 88, p 179.

* Heppner JB (2007) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Gainesville, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, p 670.

* Poveda BD, Schwitzer DA (1964) Estudio biológico del Prodenia ornithogalli Guen. y del Prodenia sunia (Guen.) en três hospedeiros. Acta Agronômica 14(1), 71-101.

* Robinson GS, Ackery PR, Kitching IJ, Beccaloni GW, Hernández LM (2010) HOSTS - A Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosts

* Rogg HW (2000) Manual de Entomología Agrícola de Ecuador. Abya-Yala, Quito, p 684.

* Tietz HM (1972) An index to the described life histories, early stages and hosts of the Macrolepidoptera of the continental United States and Canada, 536 pp.
Thrips palmi (THRIPL) Host
* Kalpana Tillekaratne, Edirisinghe JP, Gunatilleke CVS, Karunaratne AIP (2011) A checklist of thrips species of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.) 40(2), 89-108.
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV00) Host
* Parrella G, Gognalons P, Gebre-Selassie K, Vovlas C, Marchoux G (2003) An update of the host range of tomato spotted wilt virus. Journal of Plant Pathology 85(4), 227-264.
------- Confirmed host.
Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae (as Amaranthus) (PSDMAK) Non-host
* Stefani E, Giovanardi D (2011) Dissemination of Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae through pollen and its epiphytic life on leaves and fruits. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 50, 489-496.
------- non-host,  but Psa may survive as an epiphyte.
Circulifer tenellus (as Amaranthus) (CIRCTE) Wild/Weed
* Munyaneza JE, Henne DC (2013) Leafhopper and psyllid pests of potato. In: Alyokin A, Vincent C, Giordanengo P (eds) Insect Pests of Potato. Academic Press, 65-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-386895-4.00004-1
Helicoverpa zea (as Amaranthus) (HELIZE) Wild/Weed
* Kogan M, Helm CG, Kogan J, Brewer E (1989) Distribution and economic importance of Heliothis virescens and Heliothis zea in North, Central, and South America and of their natural enemies and host plants. InProceedings of the Workshop on Biological Control of Heliothis: Increasing the Effectiveness of Natural Enemies, New Delhi, India, 11-15 November 1985 1989. New Delhi, India: Office of International Cooperation & Development, USDA.
Homalodisca vitripennis (HOMLTR) Wild/Weed
* Turner WF, Pollard HN (1959) Life histories and behavior of five insect vectors of phony peach disease. United States Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin 1188, 28 pp.
-------- Feeding host.
Iris yellow spot virus (IYSV00) Wild/Weed
Liriomyza huidobrensis (as Amaranthus) (LIRIHU) Wild/Weed
* Rauf A, Shepard BM, Johnson MW (2000) Leafminers in vegetables, ornamental plants and weeds in Indonesia: Surveys of host crops, species composition and parasitoids. International Journal of Pest Management 46, 257-266.
------- confirmed host. Reared from infested leaves collected in the field
Meloidogyne graminicola (MELGGC) Wild/Weed
* Rusinque L, Maleita C, Abrantes I, Palomares-Rius JE, Inácio ML (2021) Meloidogyne graminicola - A threat to rice production: review update on distribution, biology, identification, and management. Biology 10, 1163. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology10111163
Scirtothrips dorsalis (SCITDO) Wild/Weed
* Kumar PS, Rachana RR (2021) Scirtothrips dorsalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is a pest of celery, Apium graveolens (Apiales: Apiaceae): first report and diagnostic characters. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 12(1), 46. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmab039
------- Confirmed host.

* Ravelo EE, Vaca JU, Arévalo EP, Delgado L, Díaz MF, Piñeros L, Castro AP, Brochero H, Goldarazena A (2018) Presence and distribution of Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Colombia. Journal of Insect Science 18, 7. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iey092
Spodoptera praefica (as Amaranthus) (PRODPR) Wild/Weed
* British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture. Western yellowstriped armyworm (Spodoptera praefica). https://rdno.civicweb.net/document/127358/western-yellowstriped-armyworm.pdf?handle=3CD053B4F8D54F9CBB93F8D6D5572C27
Tomato torrado virus (as Amaranthus) (TOTV00) Wild/Weed
Tuta absoluta (GNORAB) Wild/Weed