EPPO Global Database

Cucurbita pepo(CUUPE)

Pests

Organism Type
Cheravirus arracaciae oca strain (as Cucurbitaceae) (AVBO00) Experimental
Epitrix subcrinita (EPIXSU) Experimental
* Landis BJ (1948) Plants upon which tuber flea beetles and western potato flea beetles propagate. Journal of Economic Entomology 41(1), 6-10.
------- In experimental conditions  a larva could be successfully reared on this plant to an adult,
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
* Carneiro RG, Monaco APA, Moritz MP, Nakamura KC, Scherer A (2006) Identificacao de Meloidogyne mayaguensis em goiabeira e em plantas invasoras, em solo argiloso, no Estado do Parana (Identification of Meloidogyne mayaguensis in guava and weeds, in loam soil in Parana State. Nematologia Brasileira 30(3), 293–298.
------- confirmed host

* Brito JA, Stanley JD, Mendes ML, Cetintas R, Dickson DW (2007) Host status of selected cultivated plants to Meloidogyne mayaguensis in Florida. Nematropica 37(1), 65–71.
------- greenhouse study

* Brito JA, Stanley JD, Mendes ML, Cetintas R, Dickson DW (2007) Host status of selected cultivated plants to Meloidogyne mayaguensis in Florida. Nematropica 37(1), 65–71.
------- greenhouse study
Meloidogyne floridensis (MELGFL) Experimental
* Kokalis-Burelle N, Nyczepir AP (2004) Host range studies for Meloidogyne floridensis. Journal of Nematology 36, 328
------ host with high reproductive potential
Nepovirus rubi (as Cucurbita) (RPRSV0) Experimental
Acidovorax citrulli (PSDMAC) Host
* Langston DB Jr,  Walcott RR, Gitaitis RD, Sanders FH (1999) First report of a fruit rot of pumpkin caused by Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli in Georgia. Plant Disease 83, 100. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS.1999.83.2.199B
------- 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
* Goergen G, Vayssières JF, Gnanvossou D, Tindo M (2011) Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae), a new invasive fruit fly pest for the Afrotropical region: Host plant range and distribution in West and Central Africa. Environmental Entomology 40(4), 844-854.
Bactrocera tryoni (DACUTR) Host
* 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.
Baris granulipennis (as Cucurbitaceae) (BARIGR) Host
Beet curly top virus (BCTV00) Host
* Chen L-F, Gilbertson RL (2009)  Curtovirus-cucurbit interaction: Acquisition host plays a role in leafhopper transmission in a host-dependent manner. Phytopathology 99, 101-108.
Bemisia tabaci (BEMITA) Host
Bemisia tabaci (as Cucurbitaceae) (BEMITA) Host
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (CHRXER) Host
Circulifer tenellus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CIRCTE) Host
Coguvirus citrulli (WCLAV1) Host
* Iriarte F, Jailani AA, Paret ML (2023) First report of Watermelon crinkle leaf‐associated virus 1 (WCLaV‐1) on Cucurbita pepo in the United States. New Disease Reports 47(2), e12167. https://doi.org/10.1002/ndr2.12167

* Jailani AAK, Iriarte FB, Paret ML (2023) First report of Watermelon Crinkle Leaf-Associated Virus (WCLaV) -1 and WCLaV-2 infecting straightneck squash in the United States. Plant disease (early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-23-0079-PDN
------- Cucurbita pepo var. recticollis.
Coguvirus henani (WCLAV2) Host
* Jailani AAK, Iriarte FB, Paret ML (2023) First report of Watermelon Crinkle Leaf-Associated Virus (WCLaV) -1 and WCLaV-2 infecting straightneck squash in the United States. Plant disease (early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-23-0079-PDN
------- Cucurbita pepo var. recticollis.
Comovirus cucurbitae (as Cucurbitaceae) (SQMV00) Host
Cucumber vein yellowing virus (CVYV00) Host
* Louro D, Quinot A, Neto E, Fernandes JE, Marian D, Vecchiati M, Caciagli P, Vaira AM (2004) Occurrence of Cucumber vein yellowing virus in cucurbitaceous species in southern Portugal. Plant pathology 53(2), 241.

* Mansour A,  Al‐Musa A (1993) Cucumber vein yellowing virus; host range and virus vector relationships. Journal of Phytopathology, 137(1), 73-78.

* Mohammed MS & Lahuf AA (2023) First report of Cucumber vein yellowing virus in Iraq. New Disease Reports, 47, e12183. https://doi.org/10.1002/ndr2.12183
Cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus (CCYV00) Host
* Alfaro-Fernández A, Espino A, Botella-Guillen M, Font MI, Sanahuja E, Galipienso L, Rubio L (2022) First report of cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus infecting watermelon and zucchini in the Canary Islands, Spain. Plant disease 106(7), 2006. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-21-2296-PDN

* Kavalappara SR, Milner H, Sparks AN, McGregor C, Wintermantel WM, Bag S (2021) First report of cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus in association with other whitefly-transmitted viruses in squash (Cucurbita pepo) in Georgia. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-20-2429-PDN

* Kheireddine A, Sáez C, Sifres A, Picó B, López C (2020) First report of cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus infecting cucumber and zucchini in Algeria. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-10-19-2091-PDN

* Sun X, Qiao N, Zhang X, Zang L, Zhao D, Zhu X (2021) First report of natural infection of zucchini by tomato chlorosis virus and cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus in China. Plant Disease 106(4), 1313. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-20-0932-PDN
Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CYSDV0) Host
Dacus bivittatus (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 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
Delia platura (as Cucurbitaceae) (HYLEPL) Host
Diabrotica speciosa (DIABSC) Host
Diabrotica undecimpunctata undecimpunctata (DIABUN) 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.
-------- Adult host.
Diabrotica virgifera zeae (DIABVZ) 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, 615 pp.
------- Adult 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
Eurhizococcus brasiliensis (EURHBR) Host
* Foldi I (2005) Ground pearls: a generic revision of the Margarodidae sensu stricto (Hemiptera: Sternorrhyncha: Coccoidea), Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 41(1), 81-125.

* Soria SJ, Gallotti BJ (1986) O margarodes da videira Eurhizococcus brasiliensis (Homoptera: Margarodidae): biologia, ecologia e controle no Sul do Brasil. Embrapa, Centro Nacional de Pesquisa de Uva e Vinho, Bento Gonçalves, Brazil. CNPUV Circular Técnica 13. 22 pp.
Frankliniella occidentalis (FRANOC) Host
* Benmessaoud-Boukhalfa H, Mouhouche F, Belmazouzi FZ (2010) Inventory and identification of some Thrips species in coastal and subcoastal regions of Algeria. Agriculture and Biology Journal of North America, 1(5), 755-761.
Frankliniella occidentalis (as Cucurbitaceae) (FRANOC) Host
Helicoverpa zea (HELIZE) Host
* Quaintance AL, Brues CT (1905) The cotton bollworm. US Depatment of Agriculture. Bureau of entomology. Bulletin 50. 155 pp.
Heteronychus arator (as Cucurbita) (HETRAR) Host
Kyuri green mottle mosaic virus (KGMMV0) Host
* Kwon JY, Hong JS, Kim MJ, Choi SH, Min BE, Song EG, Kim HH, Ryu KH (2014). Simultaneous multiplex PCR detection of seven cucurbit-infecting viruses. Journal of Virological Methods 206, 133-139.
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.

* Korytkowski C (1982) Contribución al conocimiento de los Agromyzidae (Diptera: Acalyptratae) en el Perú. MS Thesis, Universidad Nacional Agraria, La Molina, Lima, 237 pp.

* Mujica M, Kroschel J (2011) Leafminer fly (Diptera: Agromyzidae) occurrence, distribution, and parasitoid associations in field and vegetable crops along the Peruvian coast. Environmental Entomology 40, 217-230.

* Olivera CR, Bordat D (1996) Influence of Liriomyza species (Diptera: Agromyzidae) and their host plants, on oviposition by Opius dissitus females (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Annals of Applied Biology 128, 399-404.

* Scheffer SJ, Lewis ML, Joshi RC (2006) DNA barcoding applied to invasive leafminers (Diptera: Agromyzidae) in the Philippines. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99, 204-210.

* Scheffer SJ, Wiejesekara A, Visser D, Hallett RH (2001) Polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment-length polymorphism method to distinguish Liriomyza huidobrensis from L. langei (Diptera: Agromyzidae) applied to three recent leafminer invasions. Journal of Economic Entomology 94, 1177-1182.

* Spencer KA (1973) Agromyzidae (Diptera) of Economic Importance. Series Entomologica 9. Junk, The Hague, The Netherlands, 418 pp.

* 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 trifolii (LIRITR) Host
* Foba CN, Salifu D, Lagat ZO, Gitonga LM, Akutse KS, Fiaboe KKM (2015) Species composition, distribution, and seasonal abundance of Liriomyza leafminers (Ciptera: Agromyzidae) under different vegetable production systems and agroecological zones in Kenya. Environmental Entomology 44(2), 223-232.
------- confirmed host. Reared from infested leaves collected in the field

* Spencer KA (1973) Agromyzidae (Diptera) of economic importance. Series Entomologica Volume 9. Dr. W. Junk B.V. The Hague, The Netherlands. 418 pp.
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.
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.
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. Toygar was found to be an excellent host.
Melon yellowing-associated virus (MYAV00) Host
* Lima MF, Lastro M, Alves RC (2010) Identificação de potyviroses e do Melon yellowing associated virus (MYaV) em amostras de cucurbitáceas coletadas no Estado do Amazonas. Horticultura Brasileira 28, S1183-S1186.
----- as pumpkin. Found in one sample collected during surveys in Amazonas.
Myiopardalis pardalina (as Cucurbitaceae) (CARYPA) Host
Nacobbus aberrans sensu lato (NACOBA) Host
* Manzanilla-López RH, Costilla MA, Doucet M, Inserra RN, Lehman PS, Cid del Prado-Vera I, Souza RM, Evans K (2002) The genus Nacobbus Thorne & Allen, 1944 (Nematoda: Pratylenchidae): systematics, distribution, biology and management. Nematropica 32, 149-226.
Neosilba zadolicha (NSILZA) Host
* Baldo F, Berton L, Gisloti L, Raga A (2017) New Records of Anastrepha grandis (Diptera, Tephritidae) and Neosilba zadolicha (Diptera, Lonchaeidae) in Cucurbitaceae Species in Brazil. Journal of Agriculture and Ecology Research International, 13 (2). pp. 1-7.
Nepovirus nicotianae (TRSV00) Host
* Abdalla OA, Bruton BD, Fish WW, Ali A (2012) First confirmed report of Tobacco ringspot virus in cucurbits crops in Oklahoma. Plant Disease 96, 1705-1705.
Nepovirus nigranuli (TBRV00) Host
* Zarzyńska‐Nowak A, Hasiów‐Jaroszewska B, Budzyńska D, Trzmiel K (2020) Genetic variability of Polish tomato black ring virus isolates and their satellite RNAs. Plant Pathology 69(8), 1034– 1041. https://doi.org/10.1111/ppa.13188
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
Phytophthora cryptogea (PHYTCR) Host
Pratylenchus coffeae (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRATCO) 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).
Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum (RALSPS) Host
* Horita M, Tsuchiya K, Suga Y, Yano K, Waki T, Kurose D, Furuya N (2014) Current classification of Ralstonia solanacearum and genetic diversity of the strains in Japan. Journal of general plant pathology 80(6), 455-465.

* She X, He Z, Li H (2018) Genetic structure and phylogenetic relationships of Ralstonia solanacearum strains from diverse origins in Guangdong Province, China. Journal of Phytopathology 166(3):177-186.
Ralstonia solanacearum (RALSSL) Host
* Wicker E, Grassart L, Coranson-Beaudu R, Mian D, Guilbaud C, Fegan M, Prior P (2007) Ralstonia solanacearum strains from Martinique (French West Indies) exhibiting a new pathogenic potential. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73(21), 6790-801. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00841-07
Ralstonia solanacearum species complex (RALSSO) Host
* Horita M, Tsuchiya K, Suga Y, Yano K, Waki T, Kurose D, Furuya N (2014) Current classification of Ralstonia solanacearum and genetic diversity of the strains in Japan. Journal of general plant pathology 80(6), 455-465.

* Sinigaglia C, Lopes M, Almeida I, Rodrigues Neto  J (2001) Bacterial wilt summer squash (Cucurbita pepo) caused by Ralstonia solanacearum in the State of São Paulo, Brazil. Summa Phytopathologica 27, 251–253.

* She X, He Z, Li H (2018) Genetic structure and phylogenetic relationships of Ralstonia solanacearum strains from diverse origins in Guangdong Province, China. Journal of Phytopathology 166(3):177-186.

* Wicker E, Grassart L, Coranson-Beaudu R, Mian D, Guilbaud C, Fegan M, Prior P (2007) Ralstonia solanacearum strains from Martinique (French West Indies) exhibiting a new pathogenic potential. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73(21), 6790-801. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00841-07
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 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
Thrips palmi (THRIPL) Host
* 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.
Tobacco streak virus (TSV000) Host
* Bag S, Tabassum A, Brock J, Dutta B (2019) First report of Tobacco streak virus Infecting summer squash in Georgia, USA. Plant Disease 103(6), p 1443.
------- In Grady county, Georgia (US).
Tomato chlorosis virus (TOCV00) Host
* Sun X, Qiao N, Zhang X, Zang L, Zhao D, Zhu X (2021) First report of natural infection of zucchini by tomato chlorosis virus and cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus in China. Plant Disease 106(4), 1313. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-20-0932-PDN
Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus (TYLCSV) Host
* Pellegin F, Mnari-Hattab M, Tahiri A, Dalleau-Clouet C, Peterschmitt M, Bonato O (2008) First report of simultaneous presence of Tomato yellow leaf curl Sardinia virus and Tomato yellow leaf curl Israel virus infecting crops and weeds in Tunisia. Journal of Plant Pathology 90(1), 143-149.
------- in mixed infection.
Trialeurodes ricini (TRIARI) Host
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
Anastrepha grandis (ANSTGR) Major 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
Aulacophora abdominalis (AUACAB) Major host
Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus (CYSDV0) Major host
* Kavalappara SR, Milner H, Sparks AN, McGregor C, Wintermantel WM, Bag S (2021) First report of cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus in association with other whitefly-transmitted viruses in squash (Cucurbita pepo) in Georgia. Plant Disease. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-11-20-2429-PDN

* Manglli A, Murenu M, Sitzia M, Tomassoli L (2016) First report of Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus infecting cucurbits in Italy. New Disease Reports 34, 23. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2016.034.023
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.
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.
Liriomyza bryoniae (LIRIBO) Major host
* Abul-Nasr S & Assem AH (1961) A leaf miner, Liriomyza bryoniae (Kalt), attacking cucurbitaceous plants in Egypt. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Egypt 45, 401-403.
Liriomyza sativae (LIRISA) Major host
* Foba CN, Salifu D, Lagat ZO, Gitonga LM, Akutse KS, Fiaboe KKM (2015) Species composition, distribution, and seasonal abundance of Liriomyza leafminers (Ciptera: Agromyzidae) under different vegetable production systems and agroecological zones in Kenya. Environmental Entomology 44(2), 223-232.
------- confirmed host. Reared from infested leaves collected in the field

* Spencer KA (1973) Agromyzidae (Diptera) of economic importance. Series Entomologica Volume 9. Dr. W. Junk B.V. The Hague, The Netherlands. 418 pp.

* Stegmaier CE (1966) Host plants and parasites of Liriomyza munda in Florida (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Florida Entomologist 49(2), 81-86.
------- confirmed host. Rearing record
Orthotospovirus cucurbichlorosis (ZLCV00) Major host
* Aguiar RWS, Alves GB, Queiroz AP, Nascimento IT, Lima MF (2018) Evaluation of weeds as virus reservoirs in watermelon crops. Planta Daninha 36, e018171593 (online). https://www.scielo.br/pdf/pd/v36/0100-8358-PD-36-e018171593.pdf

* 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) 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.
Serratia marcescens (SERRMA) Major host
* Sikora EJ, Bruton BD, Wayadande AC, Fletcher J (2012) First report of the cucurbit yellow vine disease caused by Serratia marcescens in watermelon and yellow squash in Alabama. Plant Disease 96(5), p 761.

* Rodriguez-Herrera KD, Ma X, Swingle B, Pethybridge SJ, Gonzalez-Giron JL, Herrmann TQ, Damann K, Smart CD (2023) First report of Cucurbit Yellow Vine Disease caused by Serratia marcescens on cucurbits in New York. Plant Disease 107(10), 3276. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-06-23-1051-PDN
Serratia marcescens (as Cucurbitaceae) (SERRMA) Major host
Squash leaf curl virus (SLCV00) Major host
* Vargas-Salinas M, Medina-Hernández D, Aranda-López O, Hernández-Barrera R, Holguín-Peña RJ (2020) Occurrence and geographic distribution of Squash leaf curl virus in the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology, 42(1), 107-115
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (TOLCND) Major host
* Juarez M, Rabadan MP, Martinez LD, Tayahi M, Grande-Perez A, Gomez P (2019) Natural hosts and genetic diversity of the emerging Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus in Spain. Frontiers in Microbiology 10, 140. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.00140
------ confirmed host. 

* Panno S, Iacono G, Davino M, Marchione S, Zappardo V, Bella P, Tomassoli L, Accotto GP, Davino S (2016) First report of Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus affecting zucchini squash in an important horticultural area of southern Italy. New Disease Reports 33, 6 http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2016.033.006

* 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.

Zeugodacus cucumis (DACUCM) Major host
* Dominiak BC, Worsley P (2018) Review of cucumber fruit fly, Bactrocera cucumis (French) (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) in Australia: Part 1, host range, surveillance and distribution. Crop Protection 106, 79-85.
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

* 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

* Leblanc L (2022) The dacine fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacini) of Oceania. Insecta Mundi 0948, 1-167. https://journals.flvc.org/mundi/article/view/131965/135549
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