EPPO Global Database

Dioscorea alata(DIUAL)

Pests

Organism Type
Tetranychus mexicanus (TETRME) Doubtful host
* EPPO (2023) Pest risk analysis for Tetranychus mexicanus. EPPO, Paris
------- uncertain host (see PRA for details)

* Paschoal A (1970) Revisão da família Tetranychidae no Brasil (Arachnida: Acarina). Anais Da Escola Superior de Agricultura Luiz de Queiroz, XXVII, 457–483.
Cylas formicarius (as Dioscorea) (CYLAFO) Host
Goplana dioscoreae-alatae (UREDDI) Host
Lasiodiplodia theobromae (as Dioscorea) (PHYORH) Host
Leptoglossus australis (as Dioscorea) (LEPLAU) Host
Planococcus kenyae (as Dioscorea) (PLANKE) Host
Scirtothrips dorsalis (SCITDO) Host
* Scott-Brown AS, Hodgetts J, Hall J, Simmonds MJS, Collins DW (2018) Potential role of botanic garden collections in predicting hosts at risk globally from invasive pests: a case study using Scirtothrips dorsalis. Journal of Pest Science 91(2), 601-611.
------- Confirmed host.
Scutellonema bradys (as Dioscorea) (SCUNBR) Host
Tetranychus evansi (TETREV) Host
* Ho CC, Wang SC, Chien YL (2005) [Field observation on two newly recorded spider mites in Taiwan.] Plant Protection Bulletin (Taipei) 47(4), 391-402