EPPO Global Database

Cucumis melo(CUMME)

Pests

Organism Type
Cotton leaf curl Gezira virus (CLCUGV) Alternate
* 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
Andean potato latent virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (APLV00) Experimental
Arracacha virus B oca strain (as Cucurbitaceae) (AVBO00) Experimental
Meloidogyne enterolobii (MELGMY) Experimental
* Bitencourt NV, Silva GS (2010) Reproducao de Meloidogyne enterolobii em olericolas (Reproduction of Meloidogyne enterolobii on vegetables). Nematologia Brasileira 34, 181–183

* Diniz GMM , Candido WS, Silva EHC, Marin MV, Franco CA, Braz LT,Soares PLM (2016) Screening melon genotypes for resistance to Meloidogyne enterolobii. African Journal of Agricultural Research 11(26), 2271-2276. https://doi.org/10.5897/AJAR2015.11175
------- large greenhouse stud

* Freitas VM, Silva JGP, Gomes CB, Castro JMC, Correa VR (2017) Host status of selected cultivated fruit crops to Meloidogyne enterolobii. European Journal of Plant Pathology 148, 307-319.
------- greehouse study
Peach rosette mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRMV00) Experimental
Potato black ringspot virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (PBRSV0) Experimental
Agrotis segetum (as Cucurbitaceae) (AGROSE) Host
Aleurodicus dugesii (as Cucurbitaceae) (ALEDDU) Host
Alfalfa mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (AMV000) Host
Anastrepha grandis (as Cucurbitaceae) (ANSTGR) Host
Aonidiella citrina (as Cucurbitaceae) (AONDCI) Host
Apomecyna binubila (as Cucurbitaceae) (APOMBI) Host
Aulacophora abdominalis (AUACAB) Host
Aulacophora hilaris (as Cucurbitaceae) (AUACHI) 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.
Baris granulipennis (as Cucurbitaceae) (BARIGR) Host
Beet curly top virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (BCTV00) Host
Bemisia tabaci (as Cucurbitaceae) (BEMITA) Host
Ceratothripoides brunneus (CRTZBR) Host
Ceratothripoides claratris (CRTZCL) Host
* 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.
Circulifer tenellus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CIRCTE) Host
Cucumber vein yellowing virus (CVYV00) Host
Cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus (as Cucumis) (CCYV00) Host
Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CYSDV0) Host
Dacus bivittatus (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUBI) Host
Delia platura (as Cucurbitaceae) (HYLEPL) Host
Diaphania indica (as Cucurbitaceae) (DPHNIN) Host
Diaporthe sclerotioides (as Cucurbitaceae) (PHOPSC) 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

* Sandhu HS (2010) Biology and cultural control of lesser cornstalk borer on sugarcane. PhD thesis. University of Florida. https://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/UF/E0/04/14/72/00001/sandhu_h.pdf
Epilachna elaterii (as Cucurbitaceae) (EPILCH) Host
Epitrix tuberis (EPIXTU) 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.  Special Publications of the Coleopterists Society, 2, 476 pp.
------- feeding of adults as "melon [likely Citrullus lanatus or Cucumis melo]"
Frankliniella occidentalis (as Cucurbitaceae) (FRANOC) Host
Helicoverpa zea (as Cucurbitaceae) (HELIZE) Host
Lasiodiplodia theobromae (PHYORH) Host
* Suwannarach N, Khuna S, Kumla J, Tanruean K, Lumyong S (2020) First Report of Lasiodiplodia theobromae causing fruit rot on melon (Cucumis melo) in Thailand. Plant Disease 2020 104:1, 280-280
------- Confirmed host.
Leptoglossus australis (as Cucurbitaceae) (LEPLAU) Host
Liriomyza bryoniae (as Cucurbitaceae) (LIRIBO) Host
Liriomyza huidobrensis (as Cucumis) (LIRIHU) Host
Liriomyza sativae (LIRISA) Host
* Araujo EL, Feitosa Nogueira CH , Menezes Netto AC, Carlos,  Souza Bezerra CE (2013). Biological aspects of the leafminer Liriomyza sativae (Diptera: Agromyzidae) on melon (Cucumis melo L.). Ciência Rural, 43(4), 579-582. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0103-84782013000400003
Liriomyza sativae (as Cucumis) (LIRISA) Host
Liriomyza trifolii (LIRITR) Host
Liriomyza trifolii (as Cucumis) (LIRITR) Host
Meloidogyne ethiopica (MELGET) Host
* Bellé C, Kuhn PR, Kaspary TE, Groth MZ, Cocco KLT (2017) Meloidogyne ethiopica parasitizing melon fields in Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 124(4), 393-397.
--------- In Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Myiopardalis pardalina (as Cucurbitaceae) (CARYPA) Host
Neocosmospora keratoplastica (CYLCVG) Host
* González V, García-Martínez S, Flores-León A, Ruiz JJ, Pico B, Garces-Claver A (2020) Neocosmospora keratoplastica, a relevant human fusarial pathogen is found to be associated with wilt and root rot of Muskmelon and Watermelon crops in Spain: epidemiological and molecular evidences. Eur J Plant Pathol 156, 1189–1196. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-020-01931-z
Pantoea ananatis (ERWIAN) Host
* Kido K, Adachi R, Hasegawa M, Yano K, Hikichi Y, Takeuchi S, Atsuchi T, Takikawa Y (2008) Internal fruit rot of netted melon caused by Pantoea ananatis (=Erwinia ananas) in Japan. Journal of General Plant Pathology 74, 302-312.
Phenacoccus solenopsis (PHENSO) Host
Platynota stultana (PLAAST) Host
Pratylenchus coffeae (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRATCO) Host
Prodiplosis longifila (PRDILO) Host
Rotylenchulus reniformis (as Cucurbitaceae) (ROTYRE) 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 littoralis (SPODLI) Host
* Dimetry NZ (1972) Further studies on the host plant preference of Spodoptera littoralis Boisd. (Lepid., Noctuidae). Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Entomologie 71(4), 350-355 (abst.).
Spodoptera litura (as Cucurbitaceae) (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.

* Capinera JL (2017) Yellowstriped Armyworm, Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida /IFAS Extension, EENY216, 4 pp. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN37300.pdf.
Squash leaf curl virus (SLCV00) Host
Squash mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (SQMV00) Host
Tetranychus mexicanus (TETRME) Host
* Flechtmann CHW (1996) Rediscovery of Tetranychus abacae Baker & Pritchard, additional description and notes on South American spider mites (Acari, Prostigmata, Tetranychidae). Revista Brasileira de Zoologia, 13: 569-578.
Thrips palmi (as Cucurbitaceae) (THRIPL) Host
Tobacco ringspot virus (TRSV00) Host
* Tabara M, Nagashima Y, He Kai, Qian XiaoNing, Crosby KM, Jifon J, Jayaprakasha GK, Patil B, Koiwa H, Takahashi H, Fukuhara T (2021) Frequent asymptomatic infection with tobacco ringspot virus on melon fruit. Virus Research 293. DOI: 10.1016/j.virusres.2020.198266.
------- Asymptomatic.


Tobacco ringspot virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (TRSV00) Host
Tomato chlorosis virus (TOCV00) Host
* Mamoun Abdel-Salam AM, Rezk AA, Dawoud RA (2019) Biochemical, serological, molecular and natural host studies on Tomato chlorosis virus in Egypt. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 22, 83-94. https://doi.org/10.3923/pjbs.2019.83.106
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV00) Host
Tomato spotted wilt virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (TSWV00) Host
Zeugodacus cucurbitae (as Cucumis) (DACUCU) Host
Zeugodacus cucurbitae (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUCU) Host
Acidovorax citrulli (PSDMAC) Major host
* Hopkins DL, Thompson CM (2002) Seed transmission of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli in cucurbits. HortScience 37:924–926.

* Isakeit T, Black MC, Barnes LW, Jones JB (1997) First report of infection of honeydew with Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli. Plant Disease 81: 694.
------ confirmed host

* Walcott RR, Fessehaie A, Castro A (2004) Differences in pathogenicity between two genetically distinct groups of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli on cucurbit hosts. Journal of Phytopathology 152: 277–285. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0434.2004.00841.x.
------ confirmed host

Anastrepha grandis (ANSTGR) Major host
Apomecyna binubila (APOMBI) Major 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). 

* 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 latifrons (as Cucurbitaceae) (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
Cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus (CCYV00) Major host
Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus (CYSDV0) Major host
Dacus ciliatus (DACUCI) Major 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.

* White IM (2006) Taxonomy of the Dacina (Diptera: Tephritidae) of Africa and the Middle East. African Entomology Memoir 2, 156 pp.
Diaphania indica (DPHNIN) Major host
Eggplant mottled dwarf nucleorhabdovirus (EMDV00) Major host
Lettuce infectious yellows virus (LIYV00) Major host
Liriomyza bryoniae (LIRIBO) Major host
Liriomyza huidobrensis (LIRIHU) Major host
Melon yellow spot virus (MYSVV0) Major host
* Kato K, Hanada K, Kameya-Iwaki M (2000) Melon yellow spot virus: a distinct species of the genus Tospovirus isolated from melon. Phytopathology, 90(4), 422-426.
Monosporascus cannonballus (MSPSCB) Major host
Myiopardalis pardalina (CARYPA) Major host
Serratia marcescens (SERRMA) Major host
Serratia marcescens (as Cucurbitaceae) (SERRMA) Major host
Thrips palmi (THRIPL) Major host
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (TOLCND) Major host
* Ito T, Sharma P, Kittipakorn K, Ikegami M (2008) Complete nucleotide sequence of a new isolate of Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus infecting cucumber, bottle gourd and muskmelon in Thailand. Archives of Virology 153(3), 611-613.
------- confirmed host.

* Rabadan MP, Aranda MA, Gomez P, Juarez M, Tayahi M (2019) El virus de rizado del tomate de Nueva Delhi (ToLCNDV) en cultivos y malas hierbas. Phytoma-Espana no.  306, 18-25.

Watermelon chlorotic stunt virus (WMCSV0) Major host
Zeugodacus cucumis (DACUCM) Major host
Zeugodacus cucurbitae (DACUCU) Major 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
Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV00) Major host
Zeugodacus cucumis (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUCM) Wild/Weed