EPPO Global Database

Capsicum annuum(CPSAN)

Pests

Organism Type
Anastrepha ludens (ANSTLU) Experimental
* 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.
Andean potato latent virus (as Solanaceae) (APLV00) Experimental
Andean potato mottle virus (as Solanaceae) (APMOV0) Experimental
Arracacha virus B oca strain (as Solanaceae) (AVBO00) Experimental
Columnea latent viroid (CLVD00) Experimental
* Verhoeven JTJ, Koenraad, HMS, Jodlowska A, Hüner L, Roenhorst (2020) Pospiviroid infections in Capsicum annuum: disease symptoms and lack of seed transmission. European Journal of Plant Pathology 156(1), 21–29 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-019-01849-1
------- no seed transmission
Peach rosette mosaic virus (as Solanaceae) (PRMV00) Experimental
Pepino mosaic virus (PEPMV0) Experimental
* PEPEIRA (2011) Pest risk analysis for Pepino mosaic virus. Pepino mosaic virus: epidemiology, economic impact and pest risk analysis (PEPEIRA). Thematic Priority Sustainable management of Europe’s natural resources. Project n° 044189.
-------- No natural infections are known. Inoculated leaves can be infected by different strains of PepMV by mechanical inoculation but with a low success rate (Pepeira final report WP3, 2010). No systemic infection of pepper was observed.
Potato black ringspot virus (as Solanaceae) (PBRSV0) Experimental
Potato virus T (as Solanaceae) (PVT000) Experimental
Tobacco streak ilarvirus potato strain (as Solanaceae) (TSVP00) Experimental
Tomato torrado virus (TOTV00) Experimental
Aculops lycopersici (VASALY) Host
Aculops lycopersici (as Solanaceae) (VASALY) Host
Aleurodicus dispersus (ALEDDI) Host
Alfalfa mosaic virus (AMV000) Host
Anastrepha fraterculus (ANSTFR) Host
* Castañeda MR, Osorio FA, Canal NA, Galeano PE (2010) Especies, distribución y hospederos del género Anastrepha Schiner en el departamento del Tolima, Colombia. Agronomía Colombiana 28, 265–271.
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.

* Anonymous (1968) [Host records for Tephritidae]. United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Economic Insect Report, 18, 54, 153, 260, 365, 452, 926, 950.
Anthonomus eugenii (as Capsicum) (ANTHEU) Host
* Acosta N, Vicente N, Abreu E, Medina-Gaud S (1987) Chemical control of Meloidogyne incognita, Rotylenchus reniformis and Anthonomus eugenii in Capsicum annuum and Capsicum frutescens. Nematropica 17, 163-170.

* Capinera JL (2017) Pepper weevil, Anthonomus eugenii Cano and Cuban pepper weevil Faustinus cubae (Boheman) ( Insecta: Coleoptera: Curculionidae). https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in555

* Elmore JC, Davis AC, Campbell RE (1934) The pepper weevil. USDA Techical Bulletin No. 447.

* Patrock RJ, Schuster DJ (1992) Feeding, oviposition and development of the pepper weevil (Anthonomus eugenii) on selected species of Solanaceae. Tropical Pest Management 38, 65-69.

* Seal DR, Martin CG (2016) Pepper weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) preferences for specific pepper cultivars, plant parts, fruit colors, fruit sizes, and timing. Insects 7, 9. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects7010009
Bactericera cockerelli (PARZCO) Host
* Martin NA (2008) Host plants of the potato/tomato psyllid: a cautionay tale. The Weta 35, 12-16.

* Wallis RL (1955) Ecological studies on the potato psyllid as a pest of potatoes. USDA Technical Bulletin, 1107.
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 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.
Beet curly top virus (BCTV00) Host
Bemisia tabaci (BEMITA) Host
Bemisia tabaci (as Solanaceae) (BEMITA) Host
'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani' (PHYPSO) Host
* Delić D, Contaldo N, Lolić B, Moravčević D & Bertaccini A (2016) First report of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani' in pepper and celery in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Journal of Plant Pathology 98 (1), 184.

* Ember I, Acs Z, Munyaneza JE, Crosslin JM, Kolber M (2011) Survey and molecular detection of phytoplasmas associated with potato in Romania and southern Russia. European Journal of Plant Pathology 130(3), 367-377.

* Mitrovič J, Pavlović S, Duduk B (2013) Survey and multigene characterization of stolbur phytoplasmas on various plant species in Serbia. Phytopathologia Mediterranea 52(3), 434-441.

* Quaglino F, Zhao Y, Casati P, Bulgari D, Bianco PA, Wei W, Davis RE (2013) ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma solani’, a novel taxon associated with stolbur- and bois noir-related diseases of plants. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 63, 2879-2894.

* Shimomoto Y, Ikeda K, Asahina Y, Yano K, Oka M, Oki T, Yamasaki J, Takeuchi S, Morita Y (2020) First report of ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma solani’ associated with pepper chlorosis of sweet pepper, Capsicum annuum L., in Japan. Journal of General Plant Pathology 86, 76–79.
------- In Japan.
Ceratitis capitata (CERTCA) Host
* De Meyer M., Copeland RS, Lux SA, Mansell M, Quilici S, Wharton R, White IM, Zenz NJ (2002) Annotated check list of host plants for Afrotropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of the genus Ceratitis. Zoologische Documentatie Koninklijk Museum voor Midden Afrika 27, 1-91.
Ceratothripoides brunneus (CRTZBR) Host
Ceratothripoides claratris (CRTZCL) Host
* Premachandra WTS, Borgemeister C (2006) Infestation of Ceratothripoides claratris (Shumsher) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on selected food crops in Thailand. Ruhuna Journal of Science 1(1), 41-46.

* Steenken N, Halaweh N (2011) Host plant preference study for Ceratothripoides claratris (Shumsher) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and CaCV (Genus Tospovirus; Family Bunyaviridae) in Bangkok, Thailand. Journal of Entomology 8(2), 198-203.
Chino del tomate virus (TLCRV0) Host
Circulifer tenellus (CIRCTE) Host
* Swisher KD, Munyaneza JE, Velasquez-Valle R, Mena-Covarrubias J (2018) Detection of pathogens associated with psyllids and leafhoppers in Capsicum annuum L. in the Mexican states of Durango, Zacatecas, and Michoacan. Plant Disease 102(1), 146-153.
Colletotrichum acutatum (COLLAC) Host
Colletotrichum fructicola (COLLFC) Host
* Shoji K, Kurose D, Satou I, Yoshida S, Tsushima S, Tashiro N (2014) First report of Colletotrichum fructicola as a causal pathogen of Sweet Pepper Anthracnose in Japan. The 2014 Korea-Japan Joint Symposium, Plant Pathology Oct 2014,
Cotton leaf curl Gezira virus (CLCUGV) Host
* Gambley C, Cremer J, Campbell P, Roach R, Abdel-Salam AM (2020) New host records for cotton leaf curl Gezira virus: capsicum and melon in Egypt. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 15, 3. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13314-019-0372-3
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.
Dickeya chrysanthemi (as Capsicum) (ERWICH) Host
Elasmopalpus lignosellus (ELASLI) Host
* Gill HK, Capinera JL, McSorley R (2017) Featured Creatures. Lesser cornstalk borer. Elasmopalpus lignosellus (Zeller) (Insecta: lepidoptera: Pyralidae). University of Florida (US). http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/field/lesser_cornstalk_borer.htm
Epilachna vigintioctomaculata (as Solanaceae) (EPILVI) Host
Epitrix cucumeris (EPIXCU) Host
* Clark SM, LeDoux DG, Seeno TN, Riley EG, Gilbert AJ, Sullivan JM (2004) Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae and Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). The Coleopterists Society, Special Publication 2, 1-476.

* Foster RE, Obemeyer JL (2017) Vegetable Insects. Flea Beetles. E-74-W, Purdue University, Extension Entomology, 2 pp. https://extension.entm.purdue.edu/publications/E-74/E-74.html
------- Common and destructive on tomato, aubergine, potato, sweet pepper and tobacco.
Halyomorpha halys (HALYHA) Host
Helicoverpa armigera (HELIAR) Host
* Cunningham JP, Zalucki MP (2014) Understanding heliothine (Lepidoptera: Heliothinae) pests: what is a host plant? Journal of Economic Entomology 107, 881–896.
Helicoverpa zea (as Solanaceae) (HELIZE) Host
Impatiens necrotic spot virus (INSV00) Host
* Gonzalez-Pacheco BE, Silva-Rosalez L (2013) First report of Impatiens necrotic spot virus in Mexico on tomatillo and pepper plants. Plant Disease 97(8), p 1124.
------- confirmed host.
Lasiodiplodia theobromae (PHYORH) Host
Leucinodes laisalis (LEUILA) Host
Leucinodes orbonalis (LEUIOR) Host
Liriomyza sativae (LIRISA) Host
Liriomyza sativae (as Solanaceae) (LIRISA) Host
Liriomyza trifolii (LIRITR) Host
* Holguín-Peña, de Lourdes Ramírez-Ahuja M, Medina-Hernández D, Palacios Torres RE, Servín-Villegas R (2019) Parasitoid Wasps Associated with Liriomyza trifolii Mortality in Pepper at Baja California Sur, Mexico. Southwestern Entomologist 44(4), 867-875. https://doi.org/10.3958/059.044.0402
------- confirmed host
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (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.
Melanotus communis (MELNCO) Host
Melanotus communis (as Capsicum) (MELNCO) Host
Meloidogyne chitwoodi (MELGCH) Host
* Berthou F, Palloix A, Mugniéry D (2003) Characterisation of virulence in populations of Meloidogyne chitwoodi and evidence for a resistance gene in pepper Capsicum annuum L. line PM217. Nematology 5, 383-390.
Meloidogyne chitwoodi (as Capsicum) (MELGCH) Host
* Santo GS, O'Bannon JH, Finley AM, Golden AM (1980) Occurrence and host range of a new root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne chitwoodi) in the Pacific northwest. Plant Disease 64, 951-952.
Meloidogyne enterolobii (MELGMY) Host
* Yang B, Eisenback JD (1983) Meloidogyne enterolobii n.sp. (Meloidogynidae), a root-knot nematode parasitizing pacara earpot tree in China. Journal of Nematology 15(3), 381–391

* Brito JA, Kaur R, Cetintas R, Stanley JD, Mendes ML, McAvoy EJ, Powers TO, Dickson DW (2008) Identification and isozyme characterization of Meloidogyne spp. infecting horticultural and agronomic drops, and weeds in Florida. Nematology 10(5), 757-766. https://doi.org/10.1163/156854108785787253
------- confirmed host
Meloidogyne graminicola (MELGGC) Host
Meloidogyne luci (MELGLC) Host
* Sen F, Aydinli (2021) Host status of cultivated crops to Meloidogyne luci. European Journal of Plant Pathology 161(3), 607-618.
------- In experiments, cultivars tested showed variable host status from poor host (cv. Bt Dik Dolma 016) to good host (cvs. Bt Burkalem, Carliston Yalova 341, Demre Sivrisi, Tatli Sivri Cetinel 150).
Moniliophthora perniciosa (CRNPPE) Host
Nacobbus aberrans (NACOBA) Host
Naupactus leucoloma (GRAGLE) Host
* Lanteri AA, Marvaldi AE, Suárez SM (2002) Gorgojos de la Argentina y sus plantas huéspedes. Tomo I: Apionidae y Curculionidae. Publicación Especial de la Sociedad Entomológica Argentina 1, 98 pp.
Neoceratitis cyanescens (CERTCY) Host
* Rasolofoarivao H, Raveloson Ravaomanarivo LH, Delatte H (2021) Host plant ranges of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Madagascar. Bulletin of Entomological Research 1–12. https://doi.org/10.1017/ S0007485321000511
Opogona sacchari (OPOGSC) Host
Paraleyrodes minei (PARYMI) Host
* 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.
Pepper chat fruit viroid (as Solanaceae) (PCFVD0) Host
Phenacoccus solenopsis (PHENSO) Host
* Ricupero M, Biondi A, Russo A, Zappalà L, Mazzeo G (2021) The cotton mealybug is spreading along the Mediterranean: first pest detection in Italian tomatoes. Insects 12(8), 675. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12080675
Phthorimaea operculella (PHTOOP) Host
Phthorimaea operculella (as Solanaceae) (PHTOOP) Host
Phytophthora capsici (PHYTCP) Host
Pochazia shantungensis (POCZSH) Host
* Kim DE, Lee H, Kim MJ, Lee DH (2015) Predicting the potential habitat, host plants, and geographical distribution of Pochazia shantungensis (Hemiptera: Ricaniidae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 54, 179–189.
Potato spindle tuber viroid (PSTVD0) Host
* Lebas BSM, Clover GRG, Ochoa-Corona FM, Elliott DR, Tang Z and Alexander BJR (2005) Distribution of potato spindle tuber viroid in New Zealand glasshouse crops of capsicum and tomato. Australasian Plant Pathology, 34, 129-133.

* Verhoeven JTJ, Koenraad, HMS, Jodlowska A, Hüner L, Roenhorst (2020) Pospiviroid infections in Capsicum annuum: disease symptoms and lack of seed transmission. European Journal of Plant Pathology 156(1), 21–29 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-019-01849-1
------- inoculation study, no seed transmission.
Potato yellowing virus (PYV000) Host
* Sivaprasad Y, Garrido P, Mendez K, Garrido A. Ramos L (2015) First report of Potato yellowing virus infecting pepper in Ecuador. Journal of Plant Pathology 97(suppl.), S75.
Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (PSEAPE) Host
Pseudomonas cichorii (PSDMCI) Host
Ralstonia solanacearum race 1 (no longer in use) (PSDMS1) Host
Serratia marcescens (SERRMA) Host
Spodoptera eridania (PRODER) Host
Spodoptera frugiperda (LAPHFR) Host
* Montezano DG, Specht A, Sosa-Gómez DR, Roque-Specht VF, Sousa-Silva JC, Paula-Moraes SV, Peterson JA, Hunt T (2018) Host plants of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the Americas. African Entomology 26, 286-300.
Spodoptera litura (PRODLI) Host
Spodoptera ornithogalli (PRODOR) Host
* Brito R, Specht A, Gonçalves GL, Moreira GRP, Carneiro E, Santos FL, Roque-Specht VF, Mielke OHH, Casagrande MM (2019) Spodoptera marima: a new synonym of Spodoptera ornithogalli (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), with notes on adult morphology, host plant use and genetic variation along its geographic range. Neotropical Entomology 48(3), 433-448.

* Poveda BD, Schwitzer DA (1964) Estudio biológico del Prodenia ornithogalli Guen. y del Prodenia sunia (Guen.) en três hospedeiros. Acta Agronômica 14(1), 71-101.

* Robinson GS, Ackery PR, Kitching IJ, Beccaloni GW, Hernández LM (2010) HOSTS - A Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosts

* Wolcott GN (1948) The insects of Puerto Rico. Journal of Agriculture of the University of  Puerto Rico 32, 417–748.
Spodoptera ornithogalli (as Capsicum) (PRODOR) Host
* Brito R, Specht A, Gonçalves GL, Moreira GRP, Carneiro E, Santos FL, Roque-Specht VF, Mielke OHH, Casagrande MM (2019) Spodoptera marima: a new synonym of Spodoptera ornithogalli (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), with notes on adult morphology, host plant use and genetic variation along its geographic range. Neotropical Entomology 48(3), 433-448.

* Heppner JB (2007) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Gainesville, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, p 670.
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (as Capsicum) (ARGPLE) Host
* Fritsch E (1988) Biologische Bekämpfung des Falschen Apfelwicklers, Cryptophlebia leucotreta (Meyrick) (Lep., Tortricidae), mit Granuloseviren. Mitteilungen der Deutschen Gesellschaft fur Allgemeine und Angewandte Entomologie 6 (1-3), 280-283.

* Adom M, Fening K, Billah M, Wilson D, Hevi W, Clottey V,  Ansah-Amprofi F, Bruce A (2021) Pest status, bio-ecology and management of the false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) and its implication for international trade. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 111(1), 17-30. doi:10.1017/S0007485320000358
------- frequently intercepted on Capsicum.
Thrips palmi (THRIPL) Host
* Elizondo AI, Murguido CA, Pérez I, Piedra F, Peña E, Martínez M, Martell M, de los Ángeles Fernández M, Sariol H, Rodríguez S, Jiménez R, Granda G, Palacios F (2003) Thrips palmi Karny en la agricultura cubana. Fitosanidad 7(2), 1-9.

* 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,

* Kalpana Tillekaratne, Edirisinghe JP, Gunatilleke CVS, Karunaratne AIP (2011) A checklist of thrips species of Sri Lanka. Ceylon Journal of Science (Bio. Sci.) 40(2), 89-108.
Thrips setosus (THRISE) Host
Tobacco ringspot virus (as Capsicum) (TRSV00) Host
Tomato apical stunt viroid (TASVD0) Host
* Verhoeven JTJ, Koenraad, HMS, Jodlowska A, Hüner L, Roenhorst JW (2020) Pospiviroid infections in Capsicum annuum: disease symptoms and lack of seed transmission. European Journal of Plant Pathology 156(1), 21–29 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-019-01849-1
------- inoculation study, no seed transmission

* Verhoeven JTJ, Koenraad, Westenberg M, & Roenhorst JW (2017) Characterization of tomato apical stunt viroid isolated from a 24-year old seed lot of Capsicum annuum. Archives of Virology, 162, 1741–1744.
Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (as Capsicum) (TOBRFV) Host
* Cambrón-Crisantos JM, Rodríguez-Mendoza J, Valencia-Luna JB, Alcasio-Rangel S, García-Ávila CJ, López-Buenfil JA and Ochoa-Martínez DL (2018) First report of Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) in Michoacan, Mexico. Revista Mexicana de Fitopatología 37(1). DOI: 10.18781/R.MEX.FIT.1810-5
Tomato chlorotic spot virus (as Capsicum) (TCSV00) Host
Tomato infectious chlorosis virus (TICV00) Host
Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV0) Host
Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (as Capsicum) (TYLCV0) Host
Tomato zonate spot virus (as Capsicum) (TZSV00) Host
Unaspis citri (UNASCI) Host
Xanthomonas euvesicatoria pv. perforans (XANTPF) Host
Zeugodacus cucurbitae (DACUCU) Host
* De Meyer M, Delatte H, Mwatawala M, Quilici S, Vayssières JF, Virgilio M (2015) A review of the current knowledge on Zeugodacus cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Africa, with a list of species included in Zeugodacus. ZooKeys 540, 539-557. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.540.9672
Aleurothrixus trachoides (ALTRTR) Major host
Anthonomus eugenii (ANTHEU) Major host
* Acosta N, Vicente N, Abreu E, Medina-Gaud S (1987) Chemical control of Meloidogyne incognita, Rotylenchus reniformis and Anthonomus eugenii in Capsicum annuum and Capsicum frutescens. Nematropica 17, 163-170.

* Capinera JL (2017) Pepper weevil, Anthonomus eugenii Cano and Cuban pepper weevil Faustinus cubae (Boheman) ( Insecta: Coleoptera: Curculionidae). https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in555

* Patrock RJ, Schuster DJ (1992) Feeding, oviposition and development of the pepper weevil (Anthonomus eugenii) on selected species of Solanaceae. Tropical Pest Management 38, 65-69.

* Seal DR, Martin CG (2016) Pepper weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) preferences for specific pepper cultivars, plant parts, fruit colors, fruit sizes, and timing. Insects 7, 9. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects7010009
Aphelenchoides besseyi (APLOBE) Major host
* Bridge J, Plowright RA, Peng D (2005) Nematode parasites of rice. In: Plant parasitic nematodes in subtropical and tropical agriculture (eds Luc M, Sikora RA,  Bridge J), pp. 87-130. 
------- As Capsicum annuum var. longum

* Hockland S, Eng L (1997) Capsicum annuum v. longum : A new host record for the rice white tip nematode, Aphelenchoides besseyi. International Journal of Nematology 7, 229.
------- As Capsicum annuum var. longum
Bactrocera latifrons (DACULA) Major 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). 

* Mziray HA, Makundi RH, Mwatawala M, Maerere A, De Meyer M (2010) Host use of Bactrocera latifrons, a new invasive tephritid species in Tanzania. Journal of Econonmic Entomololy 103(1), 70-76.
------- Confirmed host.
Bactrocera latifrons (as Solanaceae) (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
Bactrocera tryoni (DACUTR) Major 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.
'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' (LIBEPS) Major host
* Rojas-Martinez RI, Camacho-Tapia M, Zavaleta-Mejia E, Lévy J (2016) First report of the presence of haplotypes A and B of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum in chili (Capsicum annuum L.) in the central region of Mexico. Journal of Plant Pathology 98(1), 111-115.
------- confirmed host
Eggplant mottled dwarf nucleorhabdovirus (EMDV00) Major host
Epitrix similaris (EPIXSI) Major host
Frankliniella occidentalis (FRANOC) Major host
Helicoverpa zea (HELIZE) Major host
Liriomyza huidobrensis (LIRIHU) Major host
Neoleucinodes elegantalis (NEOLEL) Major host
* Anteparra ME, Vargas K, Granados LB (2010) Primer registro para el Perú del perforador del fruto de cocona Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Guenée) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Aporte Santiaguino 3(2), 171-176.

* Barbosa FS, Menezes E, Arruda LN, Brito D, Carmo MGF, Pereira MB (2010) Preferência de oviposição de brocapequena-do-fruto em oito variedades de tomate rasteiro. Horticultura Brasileira 28, 634-640.

* Díaz AE, González R, Solis MA & Saldamando-Benjumea CI (2015). Evidence of sexual selection in Neoleucinodes elegantalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): correlation of female moth genitalia and Solanaceae host fruit size. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 108(3), 272-281.
Pelargonium zonate spot virus (PZSV00) Major host
Pepper chat fruit viroid (PCFVD0) Major host
* Verhoeven JTJ, Koenraad, HMS, Jodlowska A, Hüner L, Roenhorst (2020) Pospiviroid infections in Capsicum annuum: disease symptoms and lack of seed transmission. European Journal of Plant Pathology 156(1), 21–29 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-019-01849-1
------- inoculation study, no seed transmission.
Pepper golden mosaic virus (PEPGMV) Major host
Pepper huasteco yellow vein virus (PHYVV0) Major host
* Melendrez-Bojorquez N, Magallanes-Tapia MA, Armenta-Anaya C, Camacho-Beltrán E, Rodríguez-Negrete EA, Leyva-López NE, Méndez-Lozano J (2016) Pepper huasteco yellow vein virus associated to sweet pepper disease in Sinaloa, Mexico. Plant Disease 100(11), p 2338.
Pepper mild tigré virus (PEPMTV) Major host
Platynota stultana (PLAAST) Major host
Prodiplosis longifila (PRDILO) Major host
* Hernandez LH, Guzman YC, Martinez-Arias A, Manzano MR, Selvaraj JJ (2015) The bud midge Prodiplosis longifila: Damage characteristics, potential distribution and presence on a new crop host in Colombia. Springerplus 4(205) DOI 10.1186/s40064-015-0987-6.
------- confirmed host.
Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum (RALSPS) Major host
* Kunwar S, Bamazi B, Banito A, Carter M, Weinstein S, Steidl O, Hayes MM, Allen C, Paret M (2021) First report of bacterial wilt wisease of tomato, pepper, and gboma caused by Ralstonia solanacearum Species Complex in Togo. Plant Disease 105(2), 484. 

* Ramesh R, Achari GA, Gaitonde S (2014) Genetic diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum infecting solanaceous vegetables from India reveals the existence of unknown or newer sequevars of Phylotype I strains. European Journal of Plant Pathology 140(3), 543-562.

* Singh D, Chaudhary G, Yadav DK (2018) Characterisation and diversity of Indian isolates of Ralstonia solanacearum causing bacterial wilt of Capsicum annuum L. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection, 51:5-6, 267-276.
Ralstonia solanacearum (RALSSL) Major host
* Abdurahman A, Parker ML, Kreuze J, Elphinstone JG, Struik PC, Kigundu A, Arengo E, Sharma K (2019) Molecular epidemiology of Ralstonia solanacearum Species Complex strains causing bacterial wilt of potato in Uganda. Phytopathology 109, 1922-1931 

* N'Guessan CA, Brisse S, Le Roux-Nio A-C, Poussier S, Koné D, Wicker E (2013) Development of variable number of tandem repeats typing schemes for Ralstonia solanacearum, the agent of bacterial wilt, banana Moko disease and potato brown rot. Journal of Microbiological Methods 92, 366-374

* Ravelomanantsoa S, Robène I, Chiroleu F, Guérin F, Poussier S, Pruvost O, Prior P (2016). A novel multilocus variable number tandem repeat analysis typing scheme for African phylotype III strains of the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex. PeerJ. 4:e1949. doi: 10.7717/peerj.1949.

* Santiago TR, Lopes CA, Caetano-Anollés G and Mizubutia ESG (2017) Phylotype and sequevar variability of Ralstonia solanacearum in Brazil, an ancient centre of diversity of the pathogen. Plant Pathology 66,383–392

* Thano P, Akarapisan A (2018) Phylotype and sequevar of Ralstonia solanacearum which causes bacterial wilt in Curcuma alismatifolia Gagnep. Letters in Applied Microbiolology 66: 384-393. https://doi.org/10.1111/lam.12857
Ralstonia solanacearum species complex (RALSSO) Major host
* Abdurahman A, Parker ML, Kreuze J, Elphinstone JG, Struik PC, Kigundu A, Arengo E, Sharma K (2019) Molecular epidemiology of Ralstonia solanacearum Species Complex strains causing bacterial wilt of potato in Uganda. Phytopathology 109, 1922-1931 

* Kunwar S, Bamazi B, Banito A, Carter M, Weinstein S, Steidl O, Hayes MM, Allen C, Paret M (2021) First report of bacterial wilt wisease of tomato, pepper, and gboma caused by Ralstonia solanacearum Species Complex in Togo. Plant Disease 105(2), 484. 

* N'Guessan CA, Brisse S, Le Roux-Nio A-C, Poussier S, Koné D, Wicker E (2013) Development of variable number of tandem repeats typing schemes for Ralstonia solanacearum, the agent of bacterial wilt, banana Moko disease and potato brown rot. Journal of Microbiological Methods 92, 366-374

* Ramesh R, Achari GA, Gaitonde S (2014) Genetic diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum infecting solanaceous vegetables from India reveals the existence of unknown or newer sequevars of Phylotype I strains. European Journal of Plant Pathology 140(3), 543-562.

* Ravelomanantsoa S, Robène I, Chiroleu F, Guérin F, Poussier S, Pruvost O, Prior P (2016). A novel multilocus variable number tandem repeat analysis typing scheme for African phylotype III strains of the Ralstonia solanacearum species complex. PeerJ. 4:e1949. doi: 10.7717/peerj.1949.

* Safni I, Subandiyah S, Fegan M (2018) Ecology, Epidemiology and Disease Management of Ralstonia syzygii in Indonesia. Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 419
------- confirmed host of Ralstonia syzygii subsp. indonesiensis.

* Santiago TR, Lopes CA, Caetano-Anollés G and Mizubutia ESG (2017) Phylotype and sequevar variability of Ralstonia solanacearum in Brazil, an ancient centre of diversity of the pathogen. Plant Pathology 66,383–392

* Singh D, Chaudhary G, Yadav DK (2018) Characterisation and diversity of Indian isolates of Ralstonia solanacearum causing bacterial wilt of Capsicum annuum L. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection, 51:5-6, 267-276.

* Thano P, Akarapisan A (2018) Phylotype and sequevar of Ralstonia solanacearum which causes bacterial wilt in Curcuma alismatifolia Gagnep. Letters in Applied Microbiolology 66: 384-393. https://doi.org/10.1111/lam.12857
Ralstonia syzygii (RALSSY) Major host
* Safni I, Subandiyah S, Fegan M (2018) Ecology, Epidemiology and Disease Management of Ralstonia syzygii in Indonesia. Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 419
------- confirmed host of Ralstonia syzygii subsp. indonesiensis.
Ralstonia syzygii subsp. indonesiensis (RALSSI) Major host
* Safni I, Subandiyah S, Fegan M (2018) Ecology, Epidemiology and Disease Management of Ralstonia syzygii in Indonesia. Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 419
------- confirmed host.
Scirtothrips dorsalis (SCITDO) Major host
* Ravelo EE, Vaca JU, Arévalo EP, Delgado L, Díaz MF, Piñeros L, Castro AP, Brochero H, Goldarazena A (2018) Presence and distribution of Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Colombia. Journal of Insect Science 18, 7. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iey092
Spodoptera littoralis (SPODLI) Major host
* Salama HS, Dimetry NZ, Salem SA (1970) On the host preference and biology of the cotton leaf worm Spodoptera littoralis Bois. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie 67(1-4), 261–266.
Tetranychus evansi (TETREV) Major host
* Ferreira MA, Sousa ME (2011) Hosts and Distribution of the Spider Mite Tetranychus evansi (Acari: Tetranychidae) in Portugal. Hale, C., Xxviii International Horticultural Congress on Science and Horticulture for People, Leuven 1, Int Soc Horticultural Science, (917): 133-136.

* Flechtmann CHW, Abreu JM (1973) Acaros fitofagos do Estado da Bahia, Brasil. (Notas preliminares). Ciencia e Cultura, 25: 244-251.

* Meyer MKPS (1996) Mite pests and their predators on cultivated plants in Southern Africa: vegetables and berries. Plant Protection Research Institute, P., South Africa, Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook, No 6: 90 p.

* Moutia LA (1958) Contribution to the study of some phytophagous Acarina and their predators in Mauritius. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 49: 59-75.

* Silva P (1954) Um novo ácaro nocivo ao tomateiro na Bahia. Boletim do Instituto Biologica da Bahia, 1: 1-20.

* Tuttle DM, Baker EW, Sales FM (1977) Spider mites (Tetranychidae: Acarina) of the state of Ceara, Brazil. International Journal of Acarology, 3: 1-8.
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (ARGPLE) Major host
* Djieto-lordon C, Heumou CR, Elono PS, Alene CD, Ngueng A, Ngassam P (2014) Assessment of pest insects of Capsicum annuum L.1753 (Solanaceae) in a cultivation cycle in Yaoundé. International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 8, 621–632.

* Mkiga AM, Mohamed SA, du Plessis H, Khamis FM, Ekesi S (2019) Field and laboratory performance of False Codling Moth, Thaumatotibia Leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Troticidae) on orange and selected vegetables. Insects 10(3), 63. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10030063
Thrips parvispinus (THRIPV) Major host
* Vos JGM, Frinking HD (1998) Pests and diseases of hot pepper (Capsicum spp.) in tropical lowlands of Java, Indonesia. Journal of Plant Protection in the Tropics, 11(1), 53-71
------- confirmed host
Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (TOBRFV) Major host
* Luria N, Smith E, Reingold V, Bekelman I, Lapidot M, Levin I, et al. (2017) A New Israeli Tobamovirus Isolate Infects Tomato Plants Harboring Tm-22 Resistance Genes. PLoS ONE 12(1): e0170429. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0170429

* Salem NM, Cao MJ, Odeh S, Turina M & Tahzima R (2019) First report of tobacco mild green mosaic virus and tomato brown rugose fruit virus infecting Capsicum annuum in Jordan. Plant Disease. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-19-1189-PDN
Tomato chlorosis virus (TOCV00) Major host
* Fiallo‐Olivé E, Navas‐Castillo J (2019), Tomato chlorosis virus, an emergent plant virus still expanding its geographical and host ranges. Molecular Plant Pathology, 20: 1307-1320. doi:10.1111/mpp.12847

* Lozano G, Moriones E, Navas‐Castillo J (2004) First report of sweet pepper (Capsicum annuum) as a natural host plant for Tomato chlorosis virus. Plant Dis. 88, 224.
------- confirmed host
Tomato chlorotic spot virus (TCSV00) Major host
Tomato dwarf leaf curl virus (TODLCV) Major host
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (TOLCND) Major host
* Khan MS, Raj SK, Singh R (2005) First report of Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus infecting chilli in India. New Disease Reports 11, 41 http://www.ndrs.org.uk/article.php?id=011041
------- confirmed host. 

* Luigi M, Bertin S, Manglli A, Troiano E, Davino S, Tomassoli L, Parrella G (2019) First report of Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus causing yellow leaf curl of pepper in Europe. Plant Disease 103(11), p 2970.

Tomato leaf curl Sinaloa virus (TOLCSI) Major host
Tomato mottle mosaic virus (TOMMV0) Major host
* Li YY, Wang Y, Hu J, Xiao L, Tan G, Lan P, Liu Y, Li  F (2017) The complete genome sequence, occurrence and host range of Tomato mottle mosaic virus Chinese isolate. Virology Journal 14, 15. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12985-016-0676-2
------- Affected plants show  foliar mottle, necrosis, and stunting (near Lhasa, Tibet).

* Zhan BH, Cao N, Wang KN, Zhou XP (2018) Detection and characterization of an isolate of Tomato mottle mosaic virus infecting tomato in China. Journal of Integrative Agriculture 17(5), 1207-1212. 
------- Confirmed host.
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV00) Major host
* Parrella G, Gognalons P, Gebre-Selassie K, Vovlas C, Marchoux G (2003) An update of the host range of tomato spotted wilt virus. Journal of Plant Pathology 85(4), 227-264.
------- Confirmed host.
Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. vesicatoria (XANTAV) Major host
Xanthomonas euvesicatoria pv. euvesicatoria (XANTEU) Major host
* Roach R, Mann R, Gambly CG, Shivars RG, Rodoni B (2018) Identification of Xanthomonas species associated with bacterial leaf spot of tomato, capsicum and chilli crops in eastern Australia. European Journal of Plant Pathology 150(3), 595-608.
Xanthomonas hortorum pv. gardneri (XANTGA) Major host
Xanthomonas vesicatoria (XANTVE) Major host
Heterodera glycines (as Solanaceae) (HETDGL) Wild/Weed
Leptinotarsa decemlineata (as Solanaceae) (LPTNDE) Wild/Weed
Potato yellow dwarf nucleorhabdovirus (as Solanaceae) (PYDV00) Wild/Weed
Stagonosporopsis andigena (as Solanaceae) (PHOMAN) Wild/Weed