EPPO Global Database

Castanea mollissima(CSNMO)

Pests

Organism Type
Agrilus bilineatus (as Castanea) (AGRLBL) Host
Jendek E & Poláková J (2014) Host Plants of World Agrilus (Coleoptera, Buprestidae). A Critical Review. (Springer). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-08410-7
Anoplophora chinensis (as Castanea) (ANOLCN) 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.
Aromia bungii (AROMBU) Host
* Tang C,  Yuan R, Yu G (1988) A finding report of insect pests on Castanea mollissima Blume in Zhjiang. Journal of Zhejiang Forestry College, 1988 (2): 222-235.
------- confirmed host in Zhejiang (China), not noted as a major pest.
Bretziella fagacearum (CERAFA) Host
* Bretz TW, Long WG (1950) Oak wilt fungus isolated from Chinese chestnut. Plant Disease Reporter 34(10), 291.
------- Natural infection observed in a 12-year-old plantation in Missouri (US).

* Himelick EB, Fox HW (1961) Experimental studies on control of oak wilt disease. University of Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station and Illinois Natural History Survey. Bulletin 680, 48 pp.
Cnestus mutilatus (XYLSMU) Host
Cronartium quercuum (as Castanea) (CRONQU) Host
Cryphonectria parasitica (ENDOPA) Host
* Anagnostakis SL (1992) Measuring resistance of chestnut trees to chestnut blight. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 22, 568-571.

* Headland JK, Griffin GJ, Stipes RJ & Elkins JP (1976) Severity of natural Endothia parasitica infection of Chinese chestnut. Plant Disease Reporter 60, 426-429.

* Lovat C‐A, Donnelly DJ (2019) Mechanisms and metabolomics of the host–pathogen interactions between chestnut (Castanea species) and chestnut blight (Cryphonectria parasitica). Forest Pathology 49, e12562. https ://doi.org/10.1111/efp.12562 

* Rigling D & Prospero S (2018) Cryphonectria parasitica, the causal agent of chestnut blight: invasion history, population biology and disease control. Molecular Plant Pathology 19(1), 7-20.
------- Resistant (but not immune) to the pathogen.
Cryphonectria parasitica (as Castanea) (ENDOPA) Host
Cydia splendana (as Castanea) (LASPSL) Host
Erthesina fullo (ERTNFU) Host
* Mi Q, Zhang J, Gould E, Chen J, Sun Z, Zhang F (2020) Biology, ecology, and management of Erthesina fullo (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): A review. Insects 11, 346. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11060346
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato (as Castanea) (XYLBFO) Host
Gnomoniopsis smithogilvyi (GNMPCA) Host
* Sakalidis ML, Medina-Mora CM, Kolp M, Fulbright DW (2019) First report of Gnomoniopsis smithogilvyi causing chestnut brown rot on chestnut fruit in Michigan. Plant Disease 103(8), p 2134. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-03-19-0562-PDN
------- confirmed host
Gnomoniopsis smithogilvyi (as Castanea) (GNMPCA) Host
Lymantria mathura (as Castanea) (LYMAMA) Host
Lymantria mathura (as Fagaceae) (LYMAMA) Host
Massicus raddei (as Castanea) (MALLRA) Host
Phytophthora cinnamomi (PHYTCN) Host
Trirachys sartus (as Castanea) (AELSSA) Host
* Gaffar SA, Bhat AA (1991) Management of stem borer, Aeolesthes sarta (Solsky), infesting walnut trees in Kashmir. Indian Journal of Forestry 14, 138- 141.
Dryocosmus kuriphilus (DRYCKU) Major host
* Zhu DH, He YY, Fan YS, Ma MY, Peng DL (2007) Negative evidence of parthenogenesis induction by Wolbachia in a gallwasp species, Dryocosmus kuriphilus. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata 124, 279-284.
Massicus raddei (MALLRA) 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.
------- confirmed host