EPPO Global Database

Benincasa hispida(BNCHI)

Pests

Organism Type
Acidovorax citrulli (PSDMAC) Experimental
* Deng WL, Huang TC, Tsai YC (2010) First Report of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli as the causal agent of bacterial leaf blight of betelvine in Taiwan. Plant Disease 94(8): 1065. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-94-8-1065A.
------- inoculation study.

* Kubota M, Hagiwara N, Shirakawa T (2012) Disinfection of seeds of cucurbit crops infested with Acidovorax citrulli with dry heat treatment. Journal of Phytopathology, 160(7-8), 364–368. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0434.2012.01913.x 
------- confirmed host (as B. cerifera).
Andean potato latent virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (APLV00) Experimental
Arracacha virus B oca strain (as Cucurbitaceae) (AVBO00) Experimental
Chrysanthemum stunt viroid (CSVD00) Experimental
* Runia WT, Peters D (1980) The response of plant species used in agriculture and horticulture to viroid infections. Netherlands Journal of Plant Pathology, 86, 135–146.
Citrus bark cracking viroid (CBCVD0) Experimental
* Puchta H, Ramm K, Luckinger R, Hadas R, Bar-Joseph M, Snger HL (1991) Primary and secondary structure of citrus viroid IV (CVd IV), a new chimeric viroid present in dwarfed grapefruit in Israel. Nucleic Acids Research 19(23), 6640.
Peach rosette mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRMV00) Experimental
Agrotis segetum (as Cucurbitaceae) (AGROSE) Host
Aleurodicus dispersus (ALEDDI) Host
* Boopathi T (2022) New host plants, natural enemy complex and newly distributed potential areas of exotic spiralling whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in India. Phytoparasitica 50(2), 335-357.
Aleurodicus dugesii (as Cucurbitaceae) (ALEDDU) Host
Alfalfa mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (AMV000) Host
Anastrepha grandis (as Cucurbitaceae) (ANSTGR) Host
Aonidiella citrina (as Cucurbitaceae) (AONDCI) Host
Apomecyna binubila (as Cucurbitaceae) (APOMBI) Host
Aulacophora hilaris (as Cucurbitaceae) (AUACHI) Host
Bactrocera dorsalis (DACUDO) Host
* Lin MG, Wang XJ, Zeng L, Zhang Y, Cai B (2013) Survey of species, geographical distribution and damage of fruit flies in Hainan, China. Zhiwu Jianyi (Plant Quarantine) 5, 85-89.
Bactrocera latifrons (DACULA) Host
* McQuate GT, Liquido NJ (2016) Provisional list of suitable host plants of Bactrocera (Bactrocera) latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 1.0. Available online at USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI). 

* McQuate GT, Liquido NJ (2013) Annotated World Bibliography of Host Fruits of Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Insecta Mundi. Paper 792. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/insectamundi/792
------- Confirmed host.
Baris granulipennis (as Cucurbitaceae) (BARIGR) Host
Beet curly top virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (BCTV00) Host
Bemisia tabaci (as Cucurbitaceae) (BEMITA) Host
Circulifer tenellus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CIRCTE) Host
Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CYSDV0) Host
Dacus bivittatus (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUBI) Host
* Hassani IM, Delatte H, Ravaomanarivo LH, Nouhou S, Duyck PF (2022) Niche partitioning via host plants and altitude among fruit flies following the invasion of Bactrocera dorsalis. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12522
Dacus ciliatus (DACUCI) Host
* McQuate GT, Liquido NJ, Nakamichi KAA (2018) Host plant records of the lesser pumpkin fly, Dacus ciliatus Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 1.0. Available online at: USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI), Edition 3.1.
Delia platura (as Cucurbitaceae) (HYLEPL) Host
Diaphania indica (as Cucurbitaceae) (DPHNIN) Host
Diaporthe sclerotioides (as Cucurbitaceae) (PHOPSC) Host
Epilachna elaterii (as Cucurbitaceae) (EPILCH) Host
Frankliniella occidentalis (as Cucurbitaceae) (FRANOC) Host
Leptoglossus australis (as Cucurbitaceae) (LEPLAU) Host
Liriomyza bryoniae (as Cucurbitaceae) (LIRIBO) Host
Liriomyza sativae (LIRISA) Host
* 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
Myiopardalis pardalina (as Cucurbitaceae) (CARYPA) Host
Pratylenchus coffeae (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRATCO) Host
Rotylenchulus reniformis (as Cucurbitaceae) (ROTYRE) Host
Spodoptera litura (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRODLI) Host
Squash mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (SQMV00) Host
Thrips palmi (THRIPL) Host
* Kajita H, Hirose Y, Takagi M, Okajima S, Napompeth B, Buranapanichpan S (1996) Host plants and abundance of Thrips palmi Karny (Thysanoptera: Thripidae), an important pest of vegetables in Southeast Asia. Applied Entomology and Zoology 31(1), 87-94,
Bactrocera latifrons (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACULA) Major host
* McQuate GT, Liquido NJ (2013) Annotated World Bibliography of Host Fruits of Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Insecta Mundi. Paper 792. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/insectamundi/792
------- confirmed host
Serratia marcescens (as Cucurbitaceae) (SERRMA) Major host
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (TOLCND) Major host
* Ito T, Sharma P, Kittipakorn K, Ikegami M (2008) Complete nucleotide sequence of a new isolate of Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus infecting cucumber, bottle gourd and muskmelon in Thailand. Archives of Virology 153(3), 611-613.
------- confirmed host.
Zeugodacus cucumis (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUCM) Wild/Weed