EPPO Global Database

Cucurbita pepo(CUUPE)

Pests

Organism Type
Andean potato latent virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (APLV00) Experimental
Arracacha virus B 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,
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 hos

* 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 stud

* 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
Peach rosette mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRMV00) Experimental
Potato black ringspot virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (PBRSV0) Experimental
Raspberry ringspot virus (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
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 (as Cucurbitaceae) (BCTV00) Host
Bemisia tabaci (BEMITA) Host
Bemisia tabaci (as Cucurbitaceae) (BEMITA) Host
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (CHRXER) Host
Circulifer tenellus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CIRCTE) 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.
Cucurbit chlorotic yellows virus (CCYV00) 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

* 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 (early view). 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
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
Leptoglossus australis (as Cucurbitaceae) (LEPLAU) Host
Liriomyza bryoniae (as Cucurbitaceae) (LIRIBO) Host
Liriomyza huidobrensis (LIRIHU) 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

* 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.
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.
Myiopardalis pardalina (as Cucurbitaceae) (CARYPA) 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
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 litura (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRODLI) Host
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
Squash mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (SQMV00) Host
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 ringspot virus (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.
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 black ring virus (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
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 (early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-20-0932-PDN.
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
Zeugodacus cucurbitae (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUCU) Host
Anastrepha grandis (ANSTGR) Major host
Aulacophora abdominalis (AUACAB) Major 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 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
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.
Lettuce infectious yellows virus (LIYV00) Major host
Liriomyza bryoniae (LIRIBO) Major host
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
Serratia marcescens (SERRMA) Major host
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.

Tomato spotted wilt virus (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.
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 lethal chlorosis virus (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
Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV00) Major host
* Desbiez C., Lecoq H (1997) Zucchini yellow mosaic virus. Plant pathology, 46(6), 809-829.
Squash leaf curl virus (as Cucurbita) (SLCV00) Wild/Weed
Zeugodacus cucumis (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUCM) Wild/Weed