EPPO Global Database

Capsicum chinense(CPSCH)

Pests

Organism Type
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
Peach rosette mosaic virus (as Solanaceae) (PRMV00) Experimental
Potato black ringspot virus (as Solanaceae) (PBRSV0) Experimental
Tobacco streak ilarvirus potato strain (as Solanaceae) (TSVP00) Experimental
Aculops lycopersici (as Solanaceae) (VASALY) Host
Anthonomus eugenii (ANTHEU) Host
* Chaires-Grijalva MP, del Carmen Antonio-Luis M, Palacios-Torres RE, Hernández-Hernández H, Castañeda-Vildozola A, Valenzuela-Escoboza FA, López-Martínez G (2021) Nuevos Registros de Parasitoides del Picudo del Chile y Su Parasitismo Natural en Loma Bonita, Oaxaca. Southwestern Entomologist 45(4), 979-984.

* Fernández DC, VanLaerhoven SL, Labbé R (2021) Host utilization by the pepper weevil (Anthonom us eugenii): suitability, preference and offspring performance. Pest Management Science 77(10), 4719-4729.
------- considered less suitable host than Capsicum annuum.
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
Bactrocera carambolae (BCTRCB) Host
* 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).
Bemisia tabaci (as Solanaceae) (BEMITA) Host
Ceratitis capitata (CERTCA) Host
* Mziray HA, Makundi RH, Mwatawala M, Maerere A, De Meyer M (2010) Host use of Bactrocera latifirons, a new invasive tephritid species in Tanzania. Journal of Economic Entomology 103(1), 70-76.
Epilachna vigintioctomaculata (as Solanaceae) (EPILVI) Host
Erwinia chrysanthemi (as Capsicum) (ERWICH) Host
Groundnut ringspot virus (GRSV00) 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
Melanotus communis (as Capsicum) (MELNCO) Host
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.
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
Pepper chat fruit viroid (as Solanaceae) (PCFVD0) Host
Phthorimaea operculella (as Solanaceae) (PHTOOP) Host
Prodiplosis longifila (PRDILO) Host
* Dhileepan K, Neser S, Rumiz D, Raman A, Sharma A (2017) Host associations of gall-inducing Prodiplosis longifila (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Bolivia: Implications for its use as a biological control agent for Jatropha gossypiifolia (Euphorbiaceae). Florida Entomologist, 100(4), 777-786.

* 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).
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.
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 (TCSV00) Host
Tomato chlorotic spot virus (as Capsicum) (TCSV00) Host
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (TOLCND) Host
* Ruiz L, Simon A, Velasco L, Janssen D (2017) Biological characterization of Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus from Spain. Plant Pathology, 66, 376–382.
------- infected with viruliferous whiteflies in laboratory studies
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV00) 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. As Capsicum chinense var. Habanero.
Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (as Capsicum) (TYLCV0) Host
Tomato zonate spot virus (as Capsicum) (TZSV00) Host
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
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (ARGPLE) Major host
* EPPO Reporting Service 2010/013 Isolated finding of Thaumatotibia (Cryptophlebia) leucotreta on Capsicum chinensis in the Netherlands
https://gd.eppo.int/reporting/article-321
Alphanucleorhabdovirus tuberosum (as Solanaceae) (PYDV00) Wild/Weed
Heterodera glycines (as Solanaceae) (HETDGL) Wild/Weed
Stagonosporopsis andigena (as Solanaceae) (PHOMAN) Wild/Weed