EPPO Global Database

Citrus aurantiifolia(CIDAF)

Pests

Organism Type
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (ARGPLE) Doubtful host
In lemon, and lime, larval development is rarely if ever completed (Catling & Ashenborn, 1978; Newton, 1998) 
Not considered as host in EPPO PRA (2013)

* Catling HD & Ashenborn H (1978) False codling moth (C. leucotreta Meyr. In Citrus pests in the republic of South Africa (ed. E.C.G Bedford), pp. 1165-170 Science Bulletin Department of Agricultural Technical Services Republic of South Africa N°391).
* Newton PJ (1998) False Codling Moth, Cryptophlebia leucotreta (Meyrick). In: Citrus pests in the Republic of South Africa, Eds Bedford et al., pp.192-200.
Citrus vein enation virus (CVEV00) Experimental
Plenodomus tracheiphilus (as Citrus) (DEUTTR) Experimental
Satsuma dwarf virus (SDV000) Experimental
* Miyakawa T (1968) Susceptibility of trifoliate orange and some other citrus varieties to Satsuma dwarf virus. Proceedings of IOCV Conference (1957-2010) 4(4), 153-159. Available at https://escholarship.org/uc/item/1185s8k8
------- As Citrus aurantiifolia and C. excelsa
Aleurocanthus woglumi (ALECWO) Host
* Dubey AK, Ko CC (2012) Sexual dimorphism among species of Aleurocanthus Quaintance & Baker (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Taiwan, with one new species and an identification key. Zootaxa 3177, 1–23.

* Shaw JG (1950) Hosts of the citrus blackfly in Mexico. United States Bureau of Entomology and Plant Quarantine. E-793, 3 pp.
Aleuroclava aucubae (TETLAU) Host
Aleurodicus dispersus (as Citrus) (ALEDDI) Host
Aleurodicus dugesii (as Citrus) (ALEDDU) Host
Aleurothrixus floccosus (as Citrus) (ALTHFL) Host
Alternaria citri (as Citrus) (ALTECI) Host
Anastrepha fraterculus (ANSTFR) Host
* Korytkowski C, Ojeda-Pena D (1970) Especies del género Anastrepha Schiner 1968 en el nor-oeste Peruano. Revista Peruana de Entomologia (Lima) 11, 32-70.

* Salles LAB (1995) Bioecologia e controle da mosca-das-frutas sul-americana. Empresa Brasileira de Pesquisa Agropecuária, Centro de Pesquisa Agropecuária de Clima Temperado, Pelotas. 58 pp.
Anastrepha ludens (as Citrus) (ANSTLU) Host
Anastrepha obliqua (as Citrus) (ANSTOB) Host
Anastrepha serpentina (as Citrus) (ANSTSE) Host
Anastrepha striata (as Citrus) (ANSTST) Host
Anastrepha suspensa (ANSTSU) Host
* Anonymous (1966) [Host records for Tephritidae]. United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Economic Insect Report, 16, 32, 83, 225, 469, 498, 525, 556, 589, 652, 683, 712, 738, 818, 888, 965, 980, 1034, 1118, 1158.

* Swanson RW, Baranowski RM (1972) Host range and infestation by the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae), in south Florida. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 271-273.

* Windeguth DL von, Pierce WH, Steiner LF (1972) Infestations of Anastrepha suspensa in fruit on Key West, Florida. Florida Entomologist 56, 127-131.
Anoplophora chinensis (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.
Aonidiella citrina (as Citrus) (AONDCI) Host
Apriona germari (as Citrus) (APRIGE) Host
* Lim J, Jung S-Y, Lim J-S, Jang J, Kim K-M, Lee Y-M, Lee B-W (2014) A review of host plants of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera: Chrysomeloidea) with new host records for fourteen Cerambycids, including the Asian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis Motschulsky), in Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 53(2), 111-133.
Bactrocera carambolae (BCTRCB) Host
* Allwood AJ, Chinajariyawong A, Drew RAI., Hamacek EL., Hancock DL., Hengsawad C, Jipanin JC, Jirasurat M, Kong Krong C, Kritsaneepaiboon S, Leong CTS, Vijaysegaran S (1999) Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in South East Asia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology suppl 7, 1-92.

* Liquido NJ, McQuate GT, Nakamichi KA, Kurashima RS, Birnbaum AL, Hanlin MA (2016) Provisional list of suitable host plants of carambola fruit fly, Bactrocera (Bactrocera) carambolae Drew & Hancock (Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 1.1. Available online at USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI).
Bactrocera caryeae (as Citrus) (BCTRCR) Host
Bactrocera dorsalis (DACUDO) Host
* Allwood AJ, Chinajariyawong A, Kritsaneepaiboon S, Drew RAI, Hamacek EL, Hancock DL, Hengsawad C, Jinapin JC, Jirasurat M, Krong CK, Leong CTS, Vijaysegaran S (1999) Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Southeast Asia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 47(7), 1-92.
Bactrocera minax (DACUCT) Host
* Liquido NJ, Mcquate GT, Suiter KA, Norrbom AL, Yee WL, Chang CL (2019) Compendium of fruit fly host plant information: The USDA primary reference in establishing fruit fly regulated host plants. Book Chapter. 363-368.
Bactrocera minax (as Citrus) (DACUCT) Host
* Hancock DL, Drew RAI (2018) A review of the subgenera Apodacus Perkins, Hemizeugodacus Hardy, Neozeugodacus May, stat. rev., Semicallantra Drew and Tetradacus Miyake of Bactrocera Macquart (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae). Australian Entomologist 45(1), 105-132.
Bactrocera passiflorae (as Citrus) (BCTRPA) Host
Bactrocera tryoni (DACUTR) Host
* Hancock D, Hamacek EL, Lloyd AC, Elson-Harris MM (2000) The distribution and host plants of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Australia. Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 75 pp.

* Leblanc L, Vueti ET, Drew AI, Allwood AJ (2012) Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacini) in the Pacific islands. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Society 44, 11-53.
Bactrocera tsuneonis (as Citrus) (DACUTS) Host
* Hancock DL, Drew RAI (2018) A review of the subgenera Apodacus Perkins, Hemizeugodacus Hardy, Neozeugodacus May, stat. rev., Semicallantra Drew and Tetradacus Miyake of Bactrocera Macquart (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae). Australian Entomologist 45(1), 105-132.
Bathycoelia thalassina (as Citrus) (BATHTA) Host
Brevipalpus azores (as Citrus) (BRVPAZ) Host
Brevipalpus californicus (as Citrus) (BRVPAU) Host
Brevipalpus lewisi (as Citrus) (BRVPLE) 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
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (as Citrus) (TORTPR) Host
'Candidatus Liberibacter africanus' (LIBEAF) Host
* Fourie P, Kirkman W, Cook G, Steyn C, de Bruyn R, Bester R, Roberts R, DM Bassimba D, José CM, Maree HJ (2020) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter africanus’ associated with African greening of citrus in Angola. Plant Disease 105(2), 486. 

* McClean APD & Schwarz RE (1970) Huanglongbing or greening or blotchy-mottle disease of citrus. Phytophylactica 2, 177-194.
------- experimental.
'Candidatus Liberibacter africanus' (as Citrus) (LIBEAF) Host
* Bové JM (2006) Huanglongbing: a destructive, newly emerging, century-old disease of citrus. Journal of Plant Pathology 88: 7-37.

* Rasowo BA, Khamis FM, Mohamed SA, Ajene IJ, Aidoo OF, Ombura L, Sétamou M, Ekesi S, Borgemeister C (2019) African citrus greening disease in east africa: incidence, severity, and distribution patterns. Journal of Economic Entomology 112(5), 2389-2397.
'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' (LIBEAS) Host
* Ghosh DK, Bhose S, Motghare M, Warghane A, Mukherjee K, Ghosh DK Sr, Sharma AK, Ladaniya MS, Gowda S (2015) Genetic diversity of the Indian populations of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' based on the tandem repeat variability in a genomic locus. Phytopathology 105(8), 1043-1049.

* Singh YH, Sharma SK, Sinha B, Baranwal VK, Singh NB, Chanu NT, Roy SS, Ansari MA, Ningombam A, Devi PS, Das AK, Singh S, Singh KM, Prakash N (2019) Genetic variability based on tandem repeat numbers in a genomic locus of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' prevalent in North East India. Plant Pathology Journal 35(6), 644-653. 
'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' (as Citrus) (LIBEAS) Host
* Bové JM (2006) Huanglongbing: a destructive, newly emerging, century-old disease of citrus. Journal of Plant Pathology 88: 7-37.
Ceratitis capitata (CERTCA) Host
* Liquido NJ, Cunnigham RT, Nakagawa S (1990) Host plants of Mediterranean fruit fly on the island of Hawaii (1949-1985 survey). Journal of Economic Entomology 83(5),  1863-1878,
Ceratitis cosyra (as Citrus) (CERTCO) Host
Ceratitis quinaria (as Citrus) (CERTQU) Host
Ceratitis rosa (as Citrus) (CERTRO) Host
Ceroplastes ceriferus (as Citrus) (CERPCE) Host
Ceroplastes destructor (as Citrus) (CERPDE) Host
Ceroplastes floridensis (as Citrus) (CERPFL) Host
Chaetanaphothrips signipennis (as Citrus) (SCITSI) Host
Chrysomphalus aonidum (as Citrus) (CHRYFI) Host
* Stathas GJ, Kartsonas ED, Darras AI, Skouras PJ (2021) Scale insect species (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) and their natural enemies, recorded on agricultural, ornamental and forest plant species in the wider area of Messenian Province (Peloponnese, Greece), 2000–2020. Hellenic Plant Protection Journal, 14(2), 47-64.
Circulifer tenellus (as Citrus) (CIRCTE) Host
Citrus blight agent (as Citrus) (CSB000) Host
Citrus exocortis viroid (as Citrus) (CEVD00) Host
Citrus impietratura agent (as Citrus) (CSI000) Host
Citrus leprosis disease (as Citrus) (CILV00) Host
Citrus tristeza virus (CTV000) Host
Citrus tristeza virus (as Citrus) (CTV000) Host
Citrus vein enation virus (as Citrus) (CVEV00) Host
Citrus yellow mosaic virus (as Citrus) (CMBV00) Host
Coccus viridis (as Citrus) (COCCVI) Host
Cryptoblabes gnidiella (as Citrus) (CRYBGN) Host
Cryptosporiopsis citri (as Citrus) (CYPTCI) Host
Dematophora bunodes (as Citrus) (ROSLBU) Host
Diabrotica speciosa (as Citrus) (DIABSC) Host
Dialeurodes citri (as Citrus) (DIALCI) Host
Diaphorina citri (DIAACI) Host
* Aubert B (1990) Integrated activities for the control of huanglongbing-greening and its vector Diaphorina citri Kuwayama in Asia. In Proceedings of the Fourth FAO-UNDP International Asia Pacific Conference on Citrus Rehabilitation (Vol. 410, pp. 133-144).
------- confirmed host, as Citrus aurantifolia

* Westbrook CJ, Hall DG, Stover E, Duan YP, Lee RF (2011) Colonization of Citrus and Citrus-related germplasm by Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). HortScience, 46(7), 997-1005.
------- confirmed host, as Citrus aurantiifolia as well as synonyms such as Citrus davaoensis, C. excelsa, C. longispina
Diaphorina citri (as Citrus) (DIAACI) Host
Diaporthe citri (as Citrus) (DIAPCI) Host
Diaprepes abbreviatus (as Citrus) (DPREAB) Host
Dichorhavirus leprosis (CILVN0) Host
Distantiella theobroma (as Citrus) (DISTTH) Host
Elsinoë australis (ELSIAU) Host
* Bitancourt AA, Jenkins AE (1937) Sweet orange fruit scab caused by Elsinoë australis. Journal of Agricultural Research, 54, 1–18.

* Sivanesan A., Critchett C (1974) Elsinoë australis. CMI Descriptions of Pathogenic Fungi and Bacteria No. 440. CABI, Wallingford, UK.
Elsinoë fawcettii (ELSIFA) Host
* Chung K-R (2011) Elsinoё fawcettii and Elsinoё australis: The fungal pathogens causing citrus scab. Molecular Plant Pathology 12(2), 123-135. 
Elsinoë fawcettii (as Citrus) (ELSIFA) Host
Eotetranychus lewisi (as Citrus) (EOTELE) Host
Epiphyas postvittana (as Citrus) (TORTPO) Host
Erythricium salmonicolor (as Citrus) (CORTSA) Host
Eutetranychus orientalis (as Citrus) (EUTEOR) Host
Euwallacea perbrevis (as Citrus) (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
Euzopherodes vapidella (as Citrus) (EPHEVA) Host
Gascardia brevicauda (as Citrus) (GASDBR) Host
Gymnandrosoma aurantianum (ECDYAU) Host
* Lima AM da C (1945) Insetos do Brasil 5° Tomo Lepidópteros parte 1. Escola Nacional de Agronomia, Série Didática, (7), 470. Retrieved from http://www.acervodigital.ufrrj.br/insetos/insetos.htm
------- confirmed host
Gymnandrosoma aurantianum (as Citrus) (ECDYAU) Host
* Cabrera-Asencio I, Vélez A, Henríquez S & Santiago-Blay J (2013) Melicoccus bijugatus Jacquin (Sapindaceae), quenepa: A new host plant record for the Citrus Fruit Borer, Gymnandrosoma aurantianum Lima, 1927 (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and the genus Gymnandrosoma in Puerto Rico. Life: The Excitement of Biology, 1(1), 3–16. https://doi.org/10.9784/LEB1(1)Cabrera.02
------- confirmed host.
Hishimonus phycitis (HISHPH) Host
Hishimonus phycitis (as Citrus) (HISHPH) Host
Hop stunt viroid (as Citrus) (HSVD00) Host
* Semancik JS, Roistacher CN, Rivera‐Bustamante R, Duran‐Vila N (1988) Citrus cachexia viroid, a new viroid of citrus: relationship to viroids of the exocortis disease complex. Journal of General Virology, 69, 3059–3068.
Icerya aegyptiaca (as Citrus) (ICERAE) Host
Icerya purchasi (as Citrus) (ICERPU) Host
Icerya seychellarum (as Citrus) (ICERSE) Host
Lasiodiplodia theobromae (as Citrus) (PHYORH) Host
Leptoglossus australis (as Citrus) (LEPLAU) Host
Lissachatina fulica (as Citrus) (ACHAFU) Host
Lopholeucaspis japonica (as Citrus) (LOPLJA) Host
Luperomorpha xanthodera (as Citrus) (LUPMXA) Host
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (as Citrus) (PHENHI) Host
* Chang LWH, Miller CE (1996) Pathway Risk Assessment: Pink mealybug from the Caribbean. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture 61 pp.
Massicus raddei (as Citrus) (MALLRA) Host
Megaplatypus mutatus (as Citrus) (PLTPMU) Host
* Costilla MA, Venditti ME (1992) [Importance and control of taladrillo Platypus sulcatus (Coleoptera: Platypodidae), pest of citrus and avocado]. Revista Industrial y Agrícola de Tucumán 69(1-2), 163-166 (in Spanish).
------- On weakened trees.

* Giménez RA, Etiennot AE (2003) Host range of Platypus mutatus. Entomotropica 18, 89–94.
Meloidogyne exigua (as Citrus) (MELGEX) Host
Naupactus xanthographus (as Citrus) (NAUPXA) Host
Neoaliturus haematoceps (as Citrus) (NEOAHA) Host
Oemona hirta (as Citrus) (OEMOHI) Host
* Lu W, Wang Q (2005) Systematics of the New Zealand longicorn beetle genus Oemona Newman with discussion of the taxonomic position of the Australian species, O. simplex White (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae: 

* Shaw BD, Christeller JT. 2009. Characterization of the proteases in the midgut of the xylophagous larvae of Oemona hirta (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Insect Science (2009) 16, 381–386.Cerambycinae). Zootaxa 971, 1-31.
------- All types of citrus are attacked.
Ophiovirus citri (as Citrus) (CPSV00) Host
Orchamoplatus citri (as Citrus) (ORCMCI) Host
Otala lactea (as Citrus) (OTALLA) Host
Pachnaeus azurescens (as Citrus) (PACNAZ) Host
Parabemisia myricae (as Citrus) (PRABMY) Host
Parasaissetia nigra (as Citrus) (SAISNI) Host
Parlatoria ziziphi (as Citrus) (PARLZI) Host
Pezothrips kellyanus (as Citrus) (PEZTKE) Host
Phyllocnistis citrella (as Citrus) (PHYNCI) Host
Phyllosticta citricarpa (GUIGCI) Host
* Brodrick HT (1969) Physiological studies with Guignardia citricarpa Kiely. DSc.Thesis, University of Pretoria, Pretoria.
Phyllosticta citricarpa (as Citrus) (GUIGCI) Host
Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (PHMPOM) Host
* Anonymous (1960) Index of Plant Diseases in the United States. Agriculture Handbook no 165, USDA-ARS (US) 531 pp.
Phytophthora citrophthora (as Citrus) (PHYTCO) Host
Phytophthora nicotianae var. parasitica (as Citrus) (PHYTNP) Host
Planococcus kenyae (as Citrus) (PLANKE) Host
Planococcus lilacinus (as Citrus) (PLANLI) Host
Plenodomus tracheiphilus (DEUTTR) Host
Prays citri (PRAYCI) Host
* Łabanowski GS (2017) The threat of greenhouse horticultural crops by pests. Zeszyty Naukowe Instytutu Ogrodnictwa, 25, 39-56. (in Polish with English abstract).
Prays citri (as Citrus) (PRAYCI) Host
Prays endocarpa (as Citrus) (PRAYEN) Host
Prodiplosis longifila (PRDILO) Host
* Diaz-Silva F (2011) [Agroecological aspects for the integrated management of Prodiplosis longifila Gagné in the irrigation of Chavimochic]. Escuela de Ciencias Biológicas, Universidad de Trujillo, Trujillo, PERU (in Spanish).

* Peña JE, Gagné R, Duncan R (1989) Biology and characterization of Prodiplosis longifila (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on lime in Florida. Florida Entomologist 7, 444-450.

* Valarezo O, Cañarte E, Navarrete B, Arias M (2003) [Prodiplosis longifila (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) main tomato pest in Ecuador.] Manual 51, INIAP, Ecuador. (in Spanish)
Pseudocercospora angolensis (CERCAN) Host
Pseudocercospora angolensis (as Citrus) (CERCAN) Host
Radopholus similis citrus race (as Citrus) (RADOCI) Host
Ricania speculum (as Citrus) (RICASC) Host
Rotylenchulus reniformis (as Citrus) (ROTYRE) Host
Scirtothrips aurantii (as Citrus) (SCITAU) Host
* Gilbert MJ (1990) Relative population levels of citrus thrips Scirtothrips aurantii on commercial citrus and adjacent bush. South African Journal of Zoology, 25, 72-76.
Scirtothrips citri (SCITCI) Host
*Avendaño-Gutiérrez F, Johansen-Naime R, Equihua-Martínez A, Carrillo-Sánchez J, Bautista-Martínez N, González-Hernández H, Aguirre-Paleo S (2020) Thysanoptera affecting mexican lime (Citrus x aurantifolia (Christm) Swingle) in Apatzingán, Michoacán, Mexico. Agroproductividad 13(4), 3-9. https://doi.org/10.32854/agrop.vi.1654
Scirtothrips citri (as Citrus) (SCITCI) Host
* Grafton-Cardwell EE, Morse JG, Haviland DR, Faber BA (2020) Citrus Pest Management Guidelines: Citrus thrips. UCIPM guidelines. https://www2.ipm.ucanr.edu/agriculture/citrus/citrus-thrips/
Scirtothrips dorsalis (as Citrus) (SCITDO) Host
Selenothrips rubrocinctus (as Citrus) (SLENRU) Host
* Mound LA, Walker AK (1987) Thysanoptera as tropical tramps: new records from New Zealand and the Pacific. New Zealand Entomologist 9(1), 70-85.
------- adult on citrus leaves.
Spiroplasma citri (as Citrus) (SPIRCI) Host
* Sagouti T, Belabess Z, Rhallabi N, Barka EA, Tahiri A, Lahlali R (2022) Citrus Stubborn Disease: current insights on an enigmatic problem prevailing in Citrus orchards. Microorganisms 10(1), 183. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms10010183
Tetranychus fijiensis (as Citrus) (TETRFI) Host
Tetranychus mexicanus (TETRME) Host
* Migeon A & Dorkeld F (2019). Spider Mites Web. A comprehensive database for the Tetranychidae.
http://www.montpellier.inra.fr/CBGP/spmweb [accessed September 2019]
Tetranychus mexicanus (as Citrus) (TETRME) Host
* Flechtmann CHW & BAKER EW (1970) A preliminary report on the Tetranychidae (Acarina) of Brazil. Ann. Entomol. Soco Amer. 63 (I): 156- 163 . 
------- on citrus
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (as Citrus) (ARGPLE) Host
Theba pisana (as Citrus) (THEBPI) Host
Thrips hawaiiensis (as Citrus) (THRIHA) Host
* Sartiami D, Mound LA (2013) Identification of the terebrantian thrips (Insecta, Thysanoptera) associated with cultivated plants in Java, Indonesia. ZooKeys 306, 1–21. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.306.5455
------- Collected from citrus species in Java (Indonesia).
Thrips imaginis (as Citrus) (THRIIM) Host
Thrips parvispinus (as Citrus) (THRIPV) Host
* Lacasa A, Lorca M, Martinez MC, Bielza P, Guirao P (2019) Thrips parvispinus (Karny, 1922), un nuevo trips en cultivos de plantas ornamentales. Phytoma Espana 311, 62-69
------- reported on ornamental citrus
Tiracola plagiata (as Citrus) (TIRAPL) Host
Trichoferus campestris (as Citrus) (HESOCA) Host
* Iwata R & Yamada F (1990) Notes on the biology of Hesperophanes campestris, a drywood borer in Japan. Material und Organismen 25, 305–313.
Tylenchulus semipenetrans (as Citrus) (TYLESE) Host
Unaspis citri (as Citrus) (UNASCI) Host
Unaspis yanonensis (as Citrus) (UNASYA) Host
Xylella fastidiosa (as Citrus) (XYLEFA) Host
Xylella fastidiosa subsp. pauca (as Citrus) (XYLEFP) Host
Zaprionus indianus (as Citrus) (ZAPRIN) Host
Anastrepha ludens (ANSTLU) Major host
* Baker AC, Stone WE, Plummer CC, McPhail M (1944) A review of studies on the Mexican fruitfly and related Mexican species. USDA Miscellaneous Publications, 155 pp.

* Eskafi FM (1988) Infestation of citrus by Anastrepha spp. and Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in high coastal plains of Guatemala. Environmental Entomology 17(1), 52-58.

* Eskafi FM, Cunningham RT (1987) Host plants of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of economic importance in Guatemala. Florida Entomologist 70, 116-123.
Anoplophora chinensis (as Citrus) (ANOLCN) Major host
* Lim J, Jung S-Y, Lim J-S, Jang J, Kim K-M, Lee Y-M, Lee B-W (2014) A review of host plants of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera: Chrysomeloidea) with new host records for fourteen Cerambycids, including the Asian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis Motschulsky), in Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 53(2), 111-133.

* 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.
Aphis citricidus (TOXOCI) Major host
* Blackman & Eastop (2021) Aphids on the World’s plants. An online identification and information guide. http://www.aphidsonworldsplants.info/ [last accessed in 2021-04].

* Ghosh A, Das A, Lepcha R, Majumdar K, Baranwal VK (2015) Identification and distribution of aphid vectors spreading Citrus tristeza virus in Darjeeling hills and Dooars of India. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 18, 601-605.
------- As 'kagzi'.

* Singh G, Singh R (2017) Food plant records of Aphidini (Aphidinae: Aphididae: Hemiptera) in India. Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies 5(2), 1280-1302.

* Tsai JH (1988) Development, survivorship, and reproduction of Toxoptera citricida (Kirkaldy) (Homoptera: Aphididae) on eight host plants. Environmental Entomology 27(5), 1190-1195.
Bactrocera latifrons (DACULA) Major host
* Allwood AL, Chinajariyawong A, Drew RAI, Hamacek EL, Hancock DL, Hengsawad C,  Jipanin JC, Jirasurat M, Kong Krong C, Kritsaneepaiboon S, Leong CTS, Vijaysegaran S (1999) Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Southeast Asia.  Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement, 7, 1-92.
------- Confirmed host in Asia.

* 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). 
'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia' (PHYPAF) Major host
* Al-Ghaithi AG, Al-Subhi AM, Mahmooli IH, Al-Sadi AM (2018) Genetic analysis of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia’ associated with witches’ broom on acid lime trees. PeerJ 6, e4480. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.4480

* Bové JM (1986) Witches’ broom of lime. FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 34(4), 217-218.

* Garnier M, Zreik L, Bové JM (1991) Witches' broom, a lethal mycoplasmal disease of lime trees in the sultanate of Oman and the United Arab Emirates. Plant Disease 75(6), 546-551.

* Zreik L, Carle P, Bové JM, Garnier M (1995) Characterization of the mycoplasmalike organism associated with witches'-broom disease of lime and proposition of a Candidatus taxon for the organism, 'Candidatus Phytoplasma aurantifolia'. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 45(3), 449–453.
Citrus bark cracking viroid (CBCVD0) Major host
* Al-Harthi SA, Al-Sadi AM, Al-Saady AA (2013) Potential of citrus budlings originating in the Middle East as sources of citrus viroids. Crop Protection 48, 13-15.
------- In Lebanon and Oman (A'Seeb and Muscat).
Citrus yellow vein clearing virus (as Citrus) (CSYV00) Major host
Cryptosporiopsis citri (CYPTCI) Major host
Paraleyrodes minei (PARYMI) Major host
Paraleyrodes minei (as Citrus) (PARYMI) Major host
* Krishnappa C, Dubey AK, Verma A,, Mahapatro GK (2021) Occurrence of exotic whitefly, Paraleyrodes minei Iaccarino (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and other whitefly species on fruit crops in Maharashtra, India. 3 Biotech 11, p 264.

* Sundararaj R, Krishnan S, Sumalatha BV (2021) Invasion and expansion of exotic whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in India and their economic importance. Phytoparasitica 49(5), 851-863.
Pseudococcus viburni (as Citrus) (PSECOB) Major host
Trioza erytreae (TRIZER) Major host
* Aubert B (1987) Trioza erytreae Del Guercio and Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Homoptera: Psylloidea), the two vectors of citrus greening disease: Biological aspects and possible control strategies. Fruits, 42, 149-162.
------- confirmed host
Trioza erytreae (as Citrus) (TRIZER) Major host
Xanthomonas citri pv. aurantifolii (as Citrus) (XANTAU) Major host
Xanthomonas citri pv. citri (XANTCI) Major host
* Amaral AM, Carvalho SA, Silva LFC, Machado MA (2010) Reaction of genotypes of Citrus species and varieties to Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri under greenhouse conditions. Journal of Plant Pathology 92(2), 519-524.
------- Artificial inoculations studies.

* Das AK (2003) Citrus canker - A review. Journal of Applied Horticulture 5(1), 52-60.

* Gottwald TR, Graham JH, Schubert TS (2002) Citrus canker: The pathogen and its impact. Plant Health Progress. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHP-2002-0812-01-RV

* Licciardello G, Caruso P, Bella P, Boyer C, Smith MW, Pruvost O, Robene I, Cubero J, Catara V (2022) Pathotyping citrus ornamental relatives with Xanthomonas citri pv. citri and X. citri pv. aurantifolii refines our understanding of their susceptibility to these pathogens. Microorganisms 10, 986. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms10050986
------- Artificial inoculations studies.

* Nawaz-Ul-Rehman MS, Iram Liaqat, Javeria Nehal, Adeel Riaz, Nazia Nahid, Iqbal MA, Nisar Ahmed, Ayesha Younus, Muhammad Mubin (2021) First report of Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri causing citrus canker on grape fruit (Citrus paradisi), Washington Navel (Citrus sinensis), kaghzi limon (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle), lemon (Citrus limon) and pomelo (Citrus maxima) in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 58(4), 1373-1377.

* Sun X, Stall RE, Jones JB, Cubero J, Gottwald TR, Graham JH, Dixon WN, Schubert TS, Chaloux PH, Stromberg VK, Lacy GH, Sutton BD (2004) Detection and characterization of a new strain of citrus canker bacteria from Key/Mexican lime and alemow in South Florida. Plant Disease 88(11), 1179-1188.