EPPO Global Database

Camellia sinensis(CAHSI)

Pests

Organism Type
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (ARGPLE) Doubtful host
* EPPO PRA for Thaumatotibia leucotreta. EPPO, Paris. Available at https://gd.eppo.int/taxon/ARGPLE/documents
------- listed by Bradley et al. (1979) as a host, but not supported by evidence Considered doubtful.

* Bradley JD, Tremewan WG, Smith A (1979) British Tortricoid Moths. Tortricidae: Olethreutinae. London, UK.
Adoxophyes orana (CAPURE) Host
Aleurocanthus camelliae (ALECCA) Host
* Andrianto E, Kasai A (2022) Wolbachia in black spiny whiteflies and their new parasitoid wasp in Japan: evidence of the distinct infection status on Aleurocanthus camelliae cryptic species complex. Insects, 13, 788. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13090788

* Kanmiya K, Ueda S, Kasai A, Yamashita K, Sato Y, Yoshiyasu Y (2011) Proposal of new specific status for tea-infesting populations of the nominal citrus spiny whitefly Aleurocanthus spiniferus (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Zootaxa 2797, 25–44.

* Yamashita K , Kasai A , Suzuki Y , Yoshiyasu Y ( 2016) Population dynamics of the camellia spiny whitefly, Aleurocanthus camelliae (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), in tea fields during the early phase of invasion into Kyoto, Japan.  Applied Entomology and Zoology 51, 117–124.
Anoplophora chinensis (as Camellia) (ANOLCN) Host
* Sjöman H, Östberg J & Nilsson J (2014) Review of host trees for the wood-boring pests Anoplophora glabripennis and Anoplophora chinensis: an urban forest perspective. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 40(3), 143–164.
Anoplophora horsfieldii (ANOLHO) Host
* Lee S, Choi J, Jang H, Choi W, Kwon W, Kim D, Gim J, Park J, Park S, Kim S, Shin S, Lee S (2023) Establishment of non-native Anoplophora horsfieldii (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in South Korea, Journal of Integrated Pest Management 14(1) 9. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmad008
Aonidiella citrina (AONDCI) Host
Aonidiella citrina (as Camellia) (AONDCI) Host
Brevipalpus papayensis (BRVPPA) Host
Brevipalpus yothersi (BRVPYO) Host
* Beard JJ, Ochoa R, Braswell WE, Bauchan GR (2015) Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) species complex (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) – a closer look. Zootaxa 3944(1), 67 pp. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3944.1.1
Cephonodes hylas (CEPOHY) Host
Ceratothripoides brunneus (CRTZBR) Host
Ciborinia camelliae (as Camellia) (SCLECA) Host
Cnestus mutilatus (as Camellia) (XYLSMU) Host
* Oliver J, Youssef N, Basham J, Bray A, Copley K, Hale F, Klingeman W, Halcomb M, Haun W (2012) Camphor Shot Borer: a new nursery and landscape pest in Tennessee ANR-ENT-01-2012. Tennessee State University
Coccus viridis (COCCVI) Host
Colletotrichum acutatum (as Camellia) (COLLAC) Host
Colletotrichum fructicola (COLLFC) Host
* Weir BS, Johnston PR, Damm U (2012) The Colletotrichum gloeosporioides species complex. Studies in Mycology, 73, 115-180.
Comstockaspis perniciosa (QUADPE) Host
* Suh SJ (2020) Host plant list of the scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) in South Korea. Insecta Mundi 0757: 1–26
Dematophora bunodes (ROSLBU) Host
Euwallacea fornicatior (EUWAFO) Host
* Smith SM, Gomez DF, Beaver RA, Hulcr J, Cognato AI (2019) Reassessment of the species in the Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) complex after the rediscovery of the ‘lost’ type specimen. Insects 10, 261. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10090261
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato (XYLBFO) Host
* Beaver RA, Liu LY (2010) An annotated synopsis of Taiwanese bark and ambrosia beetles, with new synonymy, new combinations and new records (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Zootaxa 2602, 1-47.
------- As Camellia thea.

* Li Y, Gu X, Kasson MT, Bateman CC, Guo J, Huang YT, Li Q, Rabaglia RJ, Hulcr J (2016) Distribution, host records, and symbiotic fungi of Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in China. Florida Entomologist 99(4), 801-804.
Euwallacea perbrevis (EUWAPE) Host
* Smith SM, Gomez DF, Beaver RA, Hulcr J, Cognato AI (2019) Reassessment of the species in the Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) complex after the rediscovery of the ‘lost’ type specimen. Insects 10, 261. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10090261
------- Recorded as a host of 'Euwallacea sp. #4'.
Helopeltis bergrothi (HELOBE) Host
Heterobostrychus aequalis (HETBAE) Host
Lopholeucaspis japonica (LOPLJA) Host
* Batsankalashvili M, Kaydan MB, Kirkitadze G, Japoshvili G (2017) Updated checklist of scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) in Sakartvelo (Georgia). Annals of Agrarian Science 15(2), 252-268.
Lycorma delicatula (LYCMDE) Host
* Barringer L, Ciafré CM (2020) Worldwide feeding host plants of spotted lanternfly, with significant additions from North America. Environmental Entomology 49(5), 999–1011.
Neocosmospora ambrosia (FUSAAM) Host
* Aoki T, Kasson MT, Berger MC, Freeman S, Geiser DM, O’Donnell K (2018) Fusarium oligoseptatum sp. nov., a mycosymbiont of the ambrosia beetle Euwallacea validus in the Eastern U.S. and typification of F. ambrosium. Fungal Systematics and Evolution 1, 23-39.
------- From collection specimens.

* Sandoval-Denis M, Lombard L, Crous PW (2019) Back to the roots: a reappraisal of Neocosmospora. Persoonia 43, 90-185.
Orgyia leucostigma (as Camellia) (HEMELE) Host
* Heppner JB (2003) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Volume 17 of Arthropods of Florida and neighboring land areas. Division of Plant Industry. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Gainesville, Florida. 670 pp
Parabemisia myricae (PRABMY) Host
Phytophthora ramorum (as Camellia) (PHYTRA) Host
* Cave GL, Randall-Schadel B & Redlin SC (2008) Risk analysis for Phytophthora ramorum Werres, de Cock & Man in’t Veld, causal agent of sudden oak death, ramorum leaf blight, and ramorum dieback. US Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Raleigh, NC. 

* USDA (2010) Phytophthora ramorum Werres, de Cock & Man in’t Veld. Pest Risk Assessment for Oregon.  https://static1.squarespace.com/static/58740d57579fb3b4fa5ce66f/t/599dec4b2994ca3914cdde86/1503521868110/Pram_PRA_OR_11192010.pdf
Ricania speculum (RICASC) Host
Ripersiella hibisci (RHIOHI) Host
Rotylenchus buxophilus (HELYBU) Host
Spodoptera litura (PRODLI) Host
Tiracola plagiata (TIRAPL) Host
Zeuzera coffeae (ZEUZCO) Host
* Das T, Rahman A (2023) Lepidopteran pests of tea: Biology, geographical distribution, and management." Phytoparasitica 51(3), 461-489.
Diaporthe theae (PHOPTH) Major host
Exobasidium reticulatum (EXOBRE) Major host
Exobasidium vexans (EXOBVE) Major host
Helopeltis antonii (HELOAN) Major host
Helopeltis bradyi (HELOBR) Major host
Helopeltis theivora (HELOTH) Major host
Homona coffearia (HOMOCO) Major host
* Das T, Rahman A (2023) Lepidopteran pests of tea: Biology, geographical distribution, and management." Phytoparasitica 51(3), 461-489.
Icerya aegyptiaca (ICERAE) Major host
Oligonychus coffeae (OLIGCO) Major host
Scirtothrips dorsalis (SCITDO) Major host
* Deka B, Babu A, Sarkar S (2020) Scirtothrips dorsalis, Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae): A major pest of tea plantations in North East India. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 8(4), 1222-1228.

* Sreerama Kumar P,  Rachana RR (2021) Scirtothrips dorsalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is a pest of celery, Apium graveolens (Apiales: Apiaceae): first report and diagnostic characters. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 12(1), 46. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmab039
------- Confirmed host.

* Varatharajan R, Roy S, Prasad AK, Mukhopadhyay A, Muraleedharan N (2019) Bionomics and management of Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Insecta: Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Camellia sinensis (L) O. Kuntze in tea plantations of north-eastern India. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 39, 179–194 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1007/s42690-019-00028-3
------- Confirmed host. 
Tea phloem necrosis agent (TEPN00) Major host
Xylosandrus compactus (XYLSCO) Major host
* Dole SA, Cognato AI (2010) Phylogenetic revision of Xylosandrus Reitter (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae: Xyleborina). Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences 61(7), 451-545.
Xylosandrus crassiusculus (XYLBCR) Major host
Xylosandrus morigerus (XYLSMO) Major host