EPPO Global Database

Areca catechu(ARMCA)

Pests

Organism Type
Coconut cadang-cadang viroid (CCCVD0) Experimental
* Imperial JS, Bautista RM, Randles JW (1985) Transmission of the coconut cadang-cadang viroid to six species of palm by inoculation with nucleic acid extracts. Plant Pathology 34, 391-401.
Bactrocera dorsalis (DACUDO) Host
* Allwood AJ, Chinajariyawong A, Kritsaneepaiboon S, Drew RAI, Hamacek EL, Hancock DL, Hengsawad C, Jinapin JC, Jirasurat M, Krong CK, Leong CTS, Vijaysegaran S (1999) Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Southeast Asia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 47(7), 1-92.
Bactrocera kandiensis (BCTRKA) Host
* Tsuruta K, White IM, Bandara HMJ, Rajapakse H, Sundaraperuma SAH, Kahawatta SBMUC, Rajapakse GBJP (1997) A preliminary notes on the host-plants of fruit flies of the tribe Dacini (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Sri Lanka. Esakia 37, 149-160.
Brontispa longissima (BRONLO) Host
'Candidatus Phytoplasma noviguineense' (PHYPNO) Host
* Miyazaki A, Shigaki T, Koinuma H, Iwabuchi N, Rauka GB, Kembu A, Saul J, Watanabe K, Nijo T, Maejima K, Yamaji Y (2018) ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma noviguineense’, a novel taxon associated with Bogia coconut syndrome and banana wilt disease on the island of New Guinea. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 68(1), 170-175.
Ceroplastes stellifer (VINSST) Host
Colletotrichum fructicola (COLLFC) Host
* EFSA PLH Panel (EFSA Panel on Plant Health), Bragard C, Dehnen-Schmutz K, Di Serio F, Gonthier P, Jacques M-A, Jaques Miret JA, Justesen AF, MacLeod A, Magnusson CS, Milonas P, Navas-Cortes JA, Parnell S, Potting R, Thulke H-H, Van der Werf W, Civera AV, Yuen J, Zappala L,  Migheli Q, Vloutoglou I, Campese C, Maiorano A, Streissl F, Reignault PL (2021) Scientific Opinion on the pest categorisation of Colletotrichum fructicola. EFSA Journal 19(8), 6803, 41 pp
Euplatypus parallelus (PLTPPA) Host
* Atkinson TH (online) Bark and Ambrosia Beetles. https://www.barkbeetles.info/index.php (last accessed 2021-07).

* Thube SH, Mohan C, Pandian RTP, Saneera EK, Sannagoudra HM, Hedge V, Cowdappa P (2018) First record of the invasive neotropical Ambrosia beetle Euplatypus parallelus (Fabricius, 1801) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Platypodinae) infesting arecanut in Karnataka, India. The Coleopterists Bulletin 72(4), 713–716. 
Fiorinia phantasma (FIORCO) Host
Fiorinia phantasma (as Areca) (FIORCO) Host
Lissachatina fulica (ACHAFU) Host
Octodonta nipae (OCTDNI) Host
Opogona sacchari (as Areca) (OPOGSC) Host
* van der Gaag DJ, van der Straten M, Ramel JM, Baufeld P , Schrader G (2013) Pest Risk Analysis for Opogona sacchari. Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority. 48 pp. Available at https://pra.eppo.int/pra/2823b66f-ce73-48eb-8272-082124412092.
------- intercepted in consignments of plants for planting.
Palm lethal yellowing disease (PHYP56) Host
Promecotheca cumingi (PROHCU) Host
Raoiella indica (RAOIIN) Host
Rhabdoscelus obscurus (SPPHOB) Host
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (RHYCFE) Host
* Esteban-Duran J, Yela JL, Beitia Crespo F & Jimenez Alvarez A (1998) [Exotic curculionids liable to be introduced into Spain and other EU countries through imported vegetables.] Boletín de Sanidad Vegetal, Plagas 24, 23 – 40 (in Spanish).

* Wahizatul AA, Chong JL, Zakeri HA, Norhayai Y, Wan BWO, Yong KW, Ainatun NZ, Modh HH (2017) The red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus: current issues and challenges in Malaysia. Oil Palm Bulletin 74, 17-24.
Ripersiella hibisci (as Areca) (RHIOHI) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Tetranychus fijiensis (TETRFI) Host
Xylosandrus crassiusculus (XYLBCR) Host
* Thube SH, Pandian TP, Bhavishya A, Babu M, Josephrajkumar A, Chaithra M, Hegde V, Ruzzier E (2022) Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Motschulsky) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and its fungal symbiont Ambrosiella roeperi associated with arecanut kernel decay in Karnataka, India. Insects 13, 67. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13010067
------- Causing damage to nuts (including kernels), but no damage was recorded on woody parts of the areca palm.