EPPO Global Database

Ficus benjamina(FIUBE)

Pests

Organism Type
Anoplophora chinensis (as Ficus) (ANOLCN) Host
* Sjöman H, Östberg J & Nilsson J (2014) Review of host trees for the wood-boring pests Anoplophora glabripennis and Anoplophora chinensis: an urban forest perspective. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 40(3), 143–164.
Aonidiella citrina (as Ficus) (AONDCI) Host
Bactrocera dorsalis (DACUDO) Host
* Allwood AJ, Chinajariyawong A, Kritsaneepaiboon S, Drew RAI, Hamacek EL, Hancock DL, Hengsawad C, Jinapin JC, Jirasurat M, Krong CK, Leong CTS, Vijaysegaran S (1999) Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Southeast Asia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 47(7), 1-92.
Ceroplastes ceriferus (as Ficus) (CERPCE) Host
Ceroplastes floridensis (as Ficus) (CERPFL) Host
Eutetranychus orientalis (as Ficus) (EUTEOR) Host
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu stricto (as Ficus) (EUWAWH) Host
* Smith SM, Gomez DF, Beaver RA, Hulcr J, Cognato AI (2019) Reassessment of the species in the Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) complex after the rediscovery of the ‘lost’ type specimen. Insects 10, 261. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10090261
------- As host of PSHB (polyphagous shot hole borer).
Euwallacea kuroshio (as Ficus) (EUWAKU) Host
* Smith SM, Gomez DF, Beaver RA, Hulcr J, Cognato AI (2019) Reassessment of the species in the Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) complex after the rediscovery of the ‘lost’ type specimen. Insects 10, 261. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10090261
Fiorinia phantasma (FIORCO) Host
Fiorinia phantasma (as Ficus) (FIORCO) Host
Homalodisca vitripennis (HOMLTR) Host
* Hoddle MS, Triapitsyn SV, Morgan DJW (2003) Distribution and plant association records for Homalodisca coagulata (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist 86(1), 89-91.
Icerya seychellarum (ICERSE) Host
* Sánchez-García I, Pérez-Gómez A (2020) First records of Icerya seychellarum [Westwood, 1855] [Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Monophlebidae] from the iberian peninsula, and new associated species. Revista de la Sociedad Gaditana de Historia Natural 14,  53-55.
Megaplatypus mutatus (PLTPMU) Host
* Carvalho Filho MM, Teixeira EP, Conforti TB (2008) Registro de novos hospedeiros de Megaplatypus mutatus (Chapuis) (Coleoptera, Platypodidae) no Estado de São Paulo, Brasil (Nota Científica). Revista do Instituto Florestal 20(2), 213-219.
Opogona sacchari (as Ficus) (OPOGSC) Host
Parasaissetia nigra (as Ficus) (SAISNI) Host
Paratachardina silvestri (PTACLO) Host
Ripersiella hibisci (as Ficus) (RHIOHI) Host
Singhiella simplex (as Ficus) (SINLSI) Host
Thrips palmi (as Ficus) (THRIPL) Host
Tomato chlorosis virus (TOCV00) Host
* Mamoun Abdel-Salam AM, Rezk AA, Dawoud RA (2019) Biochemical, serological, molecular and natural host studies on Tomato chlorosis virus in Egypt. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 22, 83-94. https://doi.org/10.3923/pjbs.2019.83.125
Zaprionus tuberculatus (as Ficus) (ZAPRTU) Host
Greenidea ficicola (GREEFI) Major host
Greenidea ficicola (as Ficus) (GREEFI) Major host
Parasaissetia nigra (SAISNI) Major host
Psacothea hilaris (as Ficus) (PSACHI) Major host
Singhiella simplex (SINLSI) Major host
* Ramos F, Montilla R, Escalona E, Sandoval E (2015) La mosca blanca Singhiella simplex (Singh, 1931) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) en Venezuela. Entomotropica 30(5), 236-238.
------- confirmed host