EPPO Global Database

Ceratonia siliqua(CEQSI)

Pests

Organism Type
Aleurocanthus spiniferus (ALECSN) Host
* Cioffi M, Cornara D, Corrado I, Jansen MGM & Porcelli F (2013) The status of Aleurocanthus spiniferus from its unwanted introduction in Italy to date. Bulletin of Insectology 66, 273-281.

* Nugnes F, Laudonia S, Jesu G, Jansen MGM, Bernardo U, Porcelli F (2020) Aleurocanthus spiniferus (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in some European countries: diffusion, hosts, molecular characterization, and natural enemies. Insects 11(1), 42. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11010042
------- Confirmed host.
Ceroplastes floridensis (CERPFL) Host
* Gugliuzzo A, Mazzeo G, Mansour R, Tropea Garzia G (2019) Carob pests in the Mediterranean region: bio-ecology, natural enemies and management options. Phytoparasitica 47, 605-628.
Chrysomphalus aonidum (CHRYFI) Host
* Gugliuzzo A, Mazzeo G, Mansour R, Tropea Garzia G (2019) Carob pests in the Mediterranean region: bio-ecology, natural enemies and management options. Phytoparasitica 47, 605-628.
Icerya seychellarum (ICERSE) Host
* Sánchez-García I, Pérez-Gómez A (2020) First records of Icerya seychellarum [Westwood, 1855] [Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Monophlebidae] from the iberian peninsula, and new associated species. Revista de la Sociedad Gaditana de Historia Natural 14,  53-55.
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (PHENHI) Host
* Gugliuzzo A, Mazzeo G, Mansour R, Tropea Garzia G (2019) Carob pests in the Mediterranean region: bio-ecology, natural enemies and management options. Phytoparasitica 47, 605-628.
Oligonychus perseae (OLIGPA) Host
Pseudococcus viburni (PSECOB) Host
* Gugliuzzo A, Mazzeo G, Mansour R, Tropea Garzia G (2019) Carob pests in the Mediterranean region: bio-ecology, natural enemies and management options. Phytoparasitica 47, 605-628.
Xylosandrus compactus (XYLSCO) Host
* Gugliuzzo A, Criscione G, Tropea Garzia G (2019) Unusual Behavior of Xylosandrus compactus (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) on Carob Trees in a Mediterranean Environment. Insects 10, 82.
------- confirmed host, also attack large trunks in Sicilia.

* Gugliuzzo A, Mazzeo G, Mansour R, Tropea Garzia G (2019) Carob pests in the Mediterranean region: bio-ecology, natural enemies and management options. Phytoparasitica 47, 605-628.
Xylosandrus crassiusculus (XYLBCR) Major host
* Gugliuzzo A, Mazzeo G, Mansour R, Tropea Garzia G (2019) Carob pests in the Mediterranean region: bio-ecology, natural enemies and management options. Phytoparasitica 47, 605-628.