EPPO Global Database

Bursaphelenchus xylophilus(BURSXY)

Hosts

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
Pinus densiflora (PIUDE) Major host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus sylvestris (PIUSI) Major host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin AS (1979) Report of the occurrence of Bursaphelenchus lignicolus-induced pine wilt disease in Missouri. Plant Disease Reporter 63(11), 904-905.

* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.

* Malek RB, Appleby JE (1984) Epidemiology of pine wilt in Illinois. Plant Disease 68(3), 180-186.
Abies (1ABIG) Host
Abies balsamea (ABIBA) Host
Cedrus (1CEUG) Host
Cedrus atlantica (CEUAT) Host
Cedrus deodara (CEUDE) Host
Larix (1LAXG) Host
Larix decidua (LAXDE) Host
Larix laricina (LAXLA) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Picea abies (PIEAB) Host
Picea pungens (PIEPU) Host
Pinus (1PIUG) Host
Pinus armandii (PIUAR) Host
* Yang BJ, Wang QL  (1989)  Distribution of the pine wood nematode in China and susceptibility of some Chinese and exotic pines to the nematode. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 19, 1527-1530.
Pinus banksiana (PIUBN) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus bungeana (PIUBU) Host
* Yang BJ, Wang QL (1989)  Distribution of the pine wood nematode in China and susceptibility of some Chinese and exotic pines to the nematode. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 19, 1527-1530.
------- extremely susceptible host.
Pinus cembra (PIUCE) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus clausa (PIUCL) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus contorta var. murrayana (PIUCR) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus echinata (PIUEC) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus elliottii (PIUEL) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus koraiensis (PIUKO) Host
* Yang BJ, Wang QL  (1989)  Distribution of the pine wood nematode in China and susceptibility of some Chinese and exotic pines to the nematode. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 19, 1527-1530.
Pinus lambertiana (PIULA) Host
Pinus luchuensis (PIULU) Host
Pinus massoniana (PIUMA) Host
* Lai YX (1993) The occurrence of pine wood nematode in Xiangshan, Zhejiang. Plant Quarantine (Shanghai), 7 (1), 38.

* Yang BJ, Wang QL  (1989)  Distribution of the pine wood nematode in China and susceptibility of some Chinese and exotic pines to the nematode. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 19, 1527-1530.
Pinus mugo (PIUMU) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus nigra (PIUNI) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin AS (1979) Report of the occurrence of Bursaphelenchus lignicolus-induced pine wilt disease in Missouri. Plant Disease Reporter 63(11), 904-905.

* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.

* Malek RB, Appleby JE (1984) Epidemiology of pine wilt in Illinois. Plant Disease 68(3), 180-186.
Pinus palustris (PIUPA) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus pinaster (PIUPL) Host
* Abelleira A, Picoaga, A, Mansilla JP, Aguin O (2011) Detection of Bursaphelenchus Xylophilus, causal agent of pine wilt disease on Pinus pinaster in Northwestern Spain. Plant Disease 95(6), p 776.
Pinus pinaster subsp. escarena (PIUPI) Host
Pinus ponderosa (PIUPO) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus radiata (PIURA) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.

* Zamora P, Rodríguez V, Renedo F, Sanz AV, Domínguez JC, Pérez-Escolar G, Miranda J, Álvarez B, González-Casas A, Mayor E, Dueñas M, Miravalles A, Navas A, Robertson L, Martín AB (2015) First report of Bursaphelenchus xylophilus causing pine wilt disease on Pinus radiata in Spain. Plant Disease 99, 1449. 
Pinus resinosa (PIURE) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus strobus (PIUST) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus tabuliformis (PIUTA) Host
* Pan L, Li Y, Cui R, Liu Z, Zhang X (2020) Monochamus saltuarius endangers Pinus tabuliformis Carr. and carries Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (Steiner and Buhrer) in China. Forests 2020, 11(10), 1051; https://doi.org/10.3390/f11101051
------- confirmed host.
Pinus taeda (PIUTD) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.

* Malek RB, Appleby JE (1984) Epidemiology of pine wilt in Illinois. Plant Disease 68(3), 180-186.
Pinus thunbergii (PIUTH) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus virginiana (PIUVI) Host
* Dropkin VH, Foudin A, Kondo E, Linit M, Smith M, Robbins K (1981) Pinewood nematode: a threat to US forests? Plant Disease 65(12), 1022-1027.
Pinus yunnanensis (PIUYU) Host
* Yang BJ, Wang QL  (1989)  Distribution of the pine wood nematode in China and susceptibility of some Chinese and exotic pines to the nematode. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 19, 1527-1530.
Pseudotsuga (1PSTG) Host
Pseudotsuga menziesii (PSTME) Host
Tsuga (1TSUG) Host
Tsuga canadensis (TSUCA) Host