EPPO Global Database

Cucurbita moschata(CUUMO)


Organism Type
Cheravirus arracaciae oca strain (as Cucurbitaceae) (AVBO00) Experimental
Cucumber vein yellowing virus (CVYV00) Experimental
* Al-Musa AM, Qusus SJ & Mansour AN (1985) Cucumber vein yellowing virus on cucumber in Jordan. Plant Disease 69, 361.
Heterodera glycines (HETDGL) Experimental
* Riggs RD, Hamblen ML (1966) Further studies on the host range of the soybean-cyst. Bulletin of the Agricultural Experiment Station no. 718. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (US), 19 pp.
------- Host range experiments.
Meloidogyne enterolobii (MELGMY) Experimental
* Marques, MLS, Pimentel JP, Tavares OCH, Veiga CFM, Berbara RLL (2012) Host suitability of different plant species to Meloidogyne enterolobii in the state of Rio de Janeiro. Nematropica 42:304-313.
Nepovirus rubi (as Cucurbita) (RPRSV0) Experimental
Acidovorax citrulli (PSDMAC) Host
* Hopkins DL, Thompson CM (2002) Seed transmission of Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli in cucurbits. HortScience 37:924–926.
------- as butternut squash.

* Kubota M, Hagiwara N, Shirakawa T (2012) Disinfection of seeds of cucurbit crops infested with Acidovorax citrulli with dry heat treatment. Journal of Phytopathology, 160(7-8), 364–368. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0434.2012.01913.x 
------- confirmed host.

* Martin HL, Horlock CM (2002) First report of Acidovorax avenae pv. citrulli as a pathogen of gramma in Australia. Plant Disease 86(12): 1406. DOI: 10.1094/PDIS.2002.86.12.1406A
------- confirmed host.

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
* Bolzan A, Nava DE, Garcia FR, Valgas RA, Smaniotto G (2015) Biology of Anastrepha grandis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in different cucurbits. Journal of Economic Entomology 108(3), 1034-1039
Aonidiella citrina (as Cucurbitaceae) (AONDCI) Host
Apomecyna binubila (as Cucurbitaceae) (APOMBI) Host
Aulacophora hilaris (as Cucurbitaceae) (AUACHI) Host
Bactrocera dorsalis (DACUDO) Host
* He Y, Xu Y, Chen X (2023) Biology, ecology and management of Tephritid fruit flies in China: A review. Insects 14, 196. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects14020196

* Huang Y (2006) Monitoring of fruit fly species and preliminary investigation of host plant in Fujian Province. Subtropical Agriculture Research 2(1), 49-52.
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.
------- One record.
Baris granulipennis (as Cucurbitaceae) (BARIGR) Host
Bemisia tabaci (as Cucurbitaceae) (BEMITA) Host
'Candidatus Phytoplasma australiense' (PHYPAU) Host
* Streten C, Conde B, Herrington M, Moulden J, Gibb K (2005) 'Candidatus Phytoplasma australiense' is associated with pumpkin yellow leaf curl disease in Queensland, Western Australia and the Northern Territory. Australasian Plant Pathology 34(1), 103-105.
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.
Circulifer tenellus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CIRCTE) Host
Comovirus cucurbitae (as Cucurbitaceae) (SQMV00) Host
Cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus (CCYV00) Host
* Kumar A, Rout BM, Choudhary S, Sureja AK, Baranwal VK, Pant RP, Kaur B, Jain RK, Basavaraj YB (2021) First report of cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus (CCYV) infecting pumpkin in India. Plant Disease (early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-07-21-1473-PDN
Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CYSDV0) Host
Dacus bivittatus (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUBI) Host
* Hassani IM, Delatte H, Ravaomanarivo LH, Nouhou S, Duyck PF (2022) Niche partitioning via host plants and altitude among fruit flies following the invasion of Bactrocera dorsalis. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12522
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.
Delia platura (as Cucurbitaceae) (HYLEPL) Host
Diaphania indica (as Cucurbitaceae) (DPHNIN) Host
Diaporthe sclerotioides (as Cucurbitaceae) (PHOPSC) Host
Epilachna elaterii (as Cucurbitaceae) (EPILCH) Host
Epitrix tuberis (as Cucurbita) (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
Frankliniella occidentalis (as Cucurbitaceae) (FRANOC) Host
Heteronychus arator (as Cucurbita) (HETRAR) Host
Leptoglossus australis (as Cucurbitaceae) (LEPLAU) Host
Lettuce infectious yellows virus (LIYV00) Host
* Duffus JE, Larsen RC, Liu HY (1986) Lettuce infectious yellows virus - a new type of whitefly-transmitted virus. Phytopathology 76(1), 97-100.

* Halliwell RS,  Johnson JD (1992) Lettuce infectious yellows virus infecting watermelon, cantaloupe, honey dew melon, squash, and cushaw in Texas. Plant Disease 76, 643.
Liriomyza huidobrensis (LIRIHU) Host
* Foba CN, Salifu D, Lagat ZP, Gitonga LM, Akutse KS, Fiaboe KKM (2015) Species composition, distribution and seasonal abundance of Liriomyza leafminers (Diptera: Agromyzidae) under different vegetable production systems and agroecological zones in Kenya. Environmental Entomology 44, 223-232.
------- Confirmed host. Reared from infested leaves collected in the field.

* Noujeim E, Sakr J, Nemer N (2013) Potential of entomopathogenic nematodes application against Liriomyza huidobrensis Blanchard in Lebanon, pp. 692-698. Proceedings of the 4th International scientific symposium ‘Agrosym 2013’ (2013-10-03/06, Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina).

* Shiao SF, Wu WJ (2000) Liriomyza huidobrensis (Blanchard), a newly invaded insect of economic importance to Taiwan (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Plant Protection Bulletin Taipei 42, 249-254.

* Valladares G, Pinta D, Salvo A (1996) La mosca minadora Liriomyza huidobrensis Diptera, Agromyzidae en cultivos de Córdoba. Horticultura Argentina 15(39), 13-18.

* Valladares G, Salvo A, Videla M (1999) Moscas minadoras en cultivos de Argentina. Horticultura Argentina 18(44- 45), 56-61.

* Wei J, Zou L, Kuang R, He L (2000) Influence of leaf tissue structure on host feeding selection by pea leafminer Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Zoological Studies 39, 295-300.
Liriomyza sativae (LIRISA) Host
* Spencer KA (1973) Agromyzidae (Diptera) of economic importance. Series Entomologica Volume 9. Dr. W. Junk B.V. The Hague, The Netherlands. 418 pp.

* Tran DH (2009) Agromyzid leaf miners and their parasitoids on vegetables in Central Vietnam. Journal of the International Society for Southeast Asian Agricultural Sciences 15(2), 21-33.
------- confirmed host. Reared from infested leaves collected in commercial vegetable fields
Lissachatina fulica (as Cucurbita) (ACHAFU) Host
* Thiengo SC, Faraco FA, Salgado NC, Cowie RH, Fernandez MA (2007) Rapid spread of an invasive snail in South America: the giant African snail, Achatina fulica, in Brasil. Biological Invasions 9, 693-702.
Meloidogyne ethiopica (as Cucurbita) (MELGET) 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, cv. Sweet Gourd was found to be an excellent host.
Myiopardalis pardalina (as Cucurbitaceae) (CARYPA) Host
Orthotospovirus cucurbichlorosis (ZLCV00) Host
* Pozzi EA, Luciani CE, Celli MG, Conci VC, Perotto MC (2020) First report of Zucchini lethal chlorosis virus in Argentina infecting squash crops. Plant Disease 104(2), p 602. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-19-1064-PDN
Orthotospovirus tomatomaculae (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.
Phenacoccus solenopsis (PHENSO) 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 capsici (PHYTCP) Host
* Alzohairy SA, Hammerschmidt R, Hausbeck MK (2020) Changes in Winter Squash Fruit Exocarp Structure Associated with Age-Related Resistance to Phytophthora capsici. Phytopathology 110(2), 447-455. doi:10.1094/PHYTO-04-19-0128-R
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.
Pratylenchus coffeae (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRATCO) Host
Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum (RALSPS) Host
* He Y, Chen Y, Zhang Y, Qin X, Wei X, Zheng D, Lin W, Li Q, Yuan G (2021) Genetic diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum species complex strains obtained from Guangxi, China and their pathogenicity on plants in the Cucurbitaceae family and other botanical families. Plant Pathology 70(6), 1445-1454.
Rotylenchulus reniformis (as Cucurbitaceae) (ROTYRE) Host
Spodoptera littoralis (SPODLI) Host
* Prasad J, Bhattacharya AK (1975) Growth and development of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) on several plants. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie 79, 34-48.
Spodoptera ornithogalli (as Cucurbita) (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.
Spodoptera praefica (as Cucurbita) (PRODPR) Host
* British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture. Western yellowstriped armyworm (Spodoptera praefica). https://rdno.civicweb.net/document/127358/western-yellowstriped-armyworm.pdf?handle=3CD053B4F8D54F9CBB93F8D6D5572C27
Sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV00) Host
* Zhao H, Zhang H, Yang Z, Wang T, Liu Y, Cheng G, Xu J (2019) First report of Sugarcane mosaic virus on pumpkin plants exhibiting mosaic and mottling symptoms in China. Plant Disease 103(7), 1802. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-02-19-0338-PDN
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,
Thrips setosus (THRISE) Host
Tomato chlorosis virus (TOCV00) Host
* Solorzano-Morales A, Barboza N, Hernandez E, Mora-Umana F, Ramirez P, Hammond RW (2011) Newly discovered natural hosts of Tomato chlorosis virus in Costa Rica. Plant Disease 95(4), p 497.
Watermelon chlorotic stunt virus (WMCSV0) Host
* Khan AJ, Akhtar S, Briddon RW, Ammara U, Al-Matrooshi AM, Shahid Mansoor (2012) Complete nucleotide sequence of watermelon chlorotic stunt virus originating from Oman. Viruses 4(7), 1169-1181. https://doi.org/10.3390/v4071169
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

* He Y, Xu Y, Chen X (2023) Biology, ecology and management of Tephritid fruit flies in China: A review. Insects 14, 196. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects14020196
Zeugodacus cucurbitae (as Cucurbita) (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
Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi (DIABUH) Major 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, Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication 2, 1-476.
------- Larval host.
Serratia marcescens (as Cucurbitaceae) (SERRMA) Major host
Squash leaf curl virus (SLCV00) Major host
* Antignus Y, Lachman O, Pearlsman M, Omer S, Yunis H, Messika Y,  Uko O, Koren A (2003) Squash leaf curl geminivirus - a new illegal immigrant from the Western Hemisphere and a threat to cucurbit crops in Israel. Abstracts of presentations made at the 24th Congress of the Israeli Phytopathological Society. Phytoparasitica 31(4), p 415.

* Cohen S, Duffus JE, Larsen RC, Liu HY, Flock RA (1983) Purification, serology, and vector relationships of squash leaf curl virus, a whitefly-transmitted geminivirus. Phytopathology 73(12), 1669-1673.
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (TOLCND) Major host
* Phaneendra C, Rao KRSS, Jain RK, Mandal B (2012) Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus is associated with pumpkin leaf curl: a new disease in Northern India. Indian Journal of Virology 23(1), 42-45.
------- confirmed host.
Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV00) Major host
* Desbiez C., Lecoq H (1997) Zucchini yellow mosaic virus. Plant pathology, 46(6), 809-829.
Zeugodacus cucumis (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUCM) Wild/Weed