EPPO Global Database

Bactris gasipaes(BCTGA)

Pests

Organism Type
Bactrocera dorsalis (DACUDO) Host
* Liquido NJ, McQuate GT, Birnbaum AL, Hanlin MA, Nakamichi KA, Inskeep JR, Ching AJF, Marnell SA, Kurashima RS (2019) A review of recorded host plants of oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera (Bactrocera) dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 3.1. Available online at: USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI), Edition 4.0.
Brachyplatys subaeneus (BRAPSU) Host
* Aiello A, Saltonstall K, Young V (2016) Brachyplatys vahlii (Fabricius, 1787), an introduced bug from Asia: first report in the Western Hemisphere (Hemiptera: Plataspidae: Brachyplatidinae). BioInvasions Records 5(1), 7-12.
Metamasius hemipterus (as Bactris) (METAHE) Host
Tetranychus mexicanus (TETRME) Host
* Stein CP, Daolio N (2012) Biologia de Tetranychus mexicanus (McGregor) (Acari: Tetranychidae) em folhas de Pupunha (Bactris gasipaes Kunth). Bioikos, Campinas 26(1), 23-28. http://periodicos.puc-campinas.edu.br/seer/index.php/bioikos/article/view/762/742
------- confirmed host
Rhynchophorus palmarum (RHYCPA) Major host
* Alpizar D, Fallas M, Oehlschlager AC, Gonzalez LM, Chinchilla CM, Bulgarelli J (2002) Phreomone mass trapping of the West Indian sugarcane weevil and the American palm weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Palmito palm. Florida Entomologist, 85(3), 426-430.

* Cerda H, Martinez R, Briceno N, Pizzoferrato L, Hermoso D, Paoletti M (1999) Rearing, nutritional composition, and sensorial analysis of the Rhynchophorus palmarum (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) palm weevil as a food eaten by the Amazonian indians. Ecotropicos 12(1), 25-32.

* de la Torre ARC, de la Torre JAA, Moya OM (2010) Biologia, habitos y manejo de Rhynchophorus palmarum. Boletin Tecnico no. 23, Centro de Investigación en Palma de Aceite, Cenipalma, Colombia, 53 pp.

* Faleiro JR, Jaques JA, Carrillo D, Giblin-Davis R, Mannion CM, Peña-Rojas E, Peña JE (2016) Integrated Pest Management (IPM) of palm pests. In: Abrol DP (ed) Integrated Pest Management in the Tropics; pp. 439-497.