EPPO Global Database

Diabrotica speciosa(DIABSC)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Phaseolus vulgaris (PHSVX) Major host
Solanum tuberosum (SOLTU) Major host
Triticum aestivum (TRZAX) Major host
Zea mays (ZEAMX) Major host
Arachis hypogaea (ARHHY) Host
Brassica napus (BRSNN) Host
Brassica oleracea var. capitata (BRSOL) Host
Brugmansia suaveolens (DATSU) Host
* Bortolotto OC, Pazini JD (2023) First report of Diabrotica speciosa (Germar, 1824) and Maecolaspis trivialis (Boheman, 1858)(Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in the angel’s trumpet Brugmansia suaveolens (Humb. & Bonpl. Ex Willd.) Bercht. & J. Presl.(Solanaceae) in Brazil. Brazilian Journal of Biology 83, e247787.
Citrus (1CIDG) Host
Cucurbita maxima (CUUMA) Host
Cucurbita pepo (CUUPE) Host
Glycine max (GLXMA) Host
Ipomoea batatas (IPOBA) Host
Malus domestica (MABSD) Host
Prunus (1PRNG) Host
Solanum lycopersicum (LYPES) Host
Sorghum halepense (SORHA) Host
* Walsh GC (2007) Sorghum halepense (L.) Persoon (Poaceae), a new larval host for the South American corn rootworm Diabrotica speciosa (Germar) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Coleopterists Bulletin 61, 83–84.