EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Arsenophonus phytopathogenicus'(ARSEPH)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Beta vulgaris (BEAVX) Major host
* Bressan A, Sémétey O, Nusillard B, Clair D, Boudon-Padieu E (2008) Insect vectors (Hemiptera: Cixiidae) and pathogens associated with the disease syndrome ‘Basses Richesses’ of sugar beet in France. Plant Disease 92(1), 113-119.

* Gatineau F, Jacob N, Vautrin S, Larrue J, Lherminier J, Richard-Molard M, Boudon-Padieu E (2002) Association with the syndrome ‘Basses Richesses’ of sugar beet of a phytoplasma and a bacterium-like organism transmitted by a Pentastiridius sp. Phytopathology 92(4), 384-392.
Solanum tuberosum (SOLTU) Host
* Behrmann SC, Rinklef A, Lang C, Vilcinskas A, Lee KZ (2023) Potato (Solanum tuberosum) as a new host for Pentastiridius leporinus (Hemiptera: Cixiidae) and Candidatus Arsenophonus phytopathogenicus. Insects 14(3), 281. https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4450/14/3/281