EPPO Global Database

Gossypium hirsutum(GOSHI)

Pests

Organism Type
Aleurodicus dispersus (ALEDDI) Host
* Boopathi T (2022) New host plants, natural enemy complex and newly distributed potential areas of exotic spiralling whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in India. Phytoparasitica 50(2), 335-357.
Aleurodicus dugesii (ALEDDU) Host
Anomis flava (as Gossypium) (COSPFL) Host
Anthonomus vestitus (as Gossypium) (ANTHVE) Host
Aphis citricidus (TOXOCI) Host
* Michaud JP (1998) A review of the literature on Toxoptera citricida (Kirkaldy) (Homoptera: Aphididae). Florida Entomologist 81(1), 37-61.
Apion soleatum (as Gossypium) (APIOSL) Host
Bagrada hilaris (BAGRHI) Host
Ceratitis capitata (as Gossypium) (CERTCA) Host
* Back EA, Pemberton CE (1918) The Mediterranean fruit fly in Hawaii. United States Department of Agriculture Bulletin 536,  119 pp.
Ceratothripoides brunneus (CRTZBR) Host
Colletotrichum gossypii (as Gossypium) (GLOMGO) Host
* Mendes MAS,  Dianese JC,  Urben A (2019) Fungos em Plants no Brasil. 2ª Edição ampliada e revisada.  – Brasília, DF: Escola Nacional de Gestão Agropecuária, 970 pages. 
Conotrachelus denieri (as Gossypium) (CONHDE) Host
Crocidosema plebejana (as Gossypium) (CRODPL) Host
Cryptoblabes gnidiella (CRYBGN) Host
Delia platura (as Gossypium) (HYLEPL) Host
Diabrotica undecimpunctata undecimpunctata (as Gossypium) (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.
Dichocrocis punctiferalis (as Gossypium) (DICHPU) Host
Diparopsis castanea (as Gossypium) (DIPACA) Host
Discosphaerina fulvida (as Gossypium) (AUREPL) Host
Dysdercus cingulatus (as Gossypium) (DYSDCI) Host
Dysdercus fasciatus (as Gossypium) (DYSDFA) Host
Dysdercus peruvianus (as Gossypium) (DYSDPE) Host
Earias insulana (as Gossypium) (EARIIN) Host
Earias vittella (as Gossypium) (EARIVI) Host
Elasmopalpus lignosellus (ELASLI) Host
* Sandhu HS (2010) Biology and cultural control of lesser cornstalk borer on sugarcane. PhD thesis. University of Florida. https://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/UF/E0/04/14/72/00001/sandhu_h.pdf
Eotetranychus lewisi (EOTELE) Host
* Guanilo AD, de Moraes GJ, Flechtmann CHW, Knapp M (2012) Phytophagous and fungivorous mites (Acari: Prostigmata, Astigmata) from Peru. International Journal of Acarology, 38: 120-134.
Eutetranychus orientalis (as Gossypium) (EUTEOR) Host
Eutinobothrus gossypii (as Gossypium) (EUTIGO) Host
Frankliniella occidentalis (FRANOC) Host
Gargaphia torresi (as Gossypium) (GARGTO) Host
Helicoverpa armigera (HELIAR) Host
* Cunningham JP, Zalucki MP (2014) Understanding heliothine (Lepidoptera: Heliothinae) pests: what is a host plant? Journal of Economic Entomology 107, 881–896.
Helopeltis bergrothi (HELOBE) Host
Horcias nobilellus (as Gossypium) (HORCNO) Host
Jacobiasca lybica (as Gossypium) (EMPOLY) Host
Liriomyza trifolii (LIRITR) Host
* Palumbo JC (1992) Leafminers, Liriomyza trifolii, on Cotton in Arizona. Cotton: A College of Agriculture Report 370091, Series P-91, 177-179.
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (PHENHI) Host
* Khan GZ, Toheed Iqbal, Nazir Ahmad, Ahmad MT, Khan MH, Khan MS, Rashida Perveen (2012) Efficacy of different synthetic and natural products against mealybug Maconellicoccus hirstus in cotton. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture 28(4), 593-598.
Megacopta cribraria (COPSCR) Host
Meloidogyne chitwoodi (MELGCH) Host
* Santo GS, O'Bannon JH, Finley AM, Golden AM (1980) Occurrence and host range of a new root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne chitwoodi) in the Pacific northwest. Plant Disease 64, 951-952.
Meloidogyne enterolobii (MELGMY) Host
* Galbieri R, Davis RF,  Scoz LB, Belot JL, Skantar  AM (2020) First report of Meloidogyne enterolobii on cotton in Brazil. Plant Disease 104(8), 2295

* Yang B, Eisenback JD (1983) Meloidogyne enterolobii n.sp. (Meloidogynidae), a root-knot nematode parasitizing pacara earpot tree in China. Journal of Nematology 15(3), 381–391

* Ye WM, Koenning SR, Zhuo K, Liao JL (2013) First report of Meloidogyne enterolobii on cotton and soybean in North Carolina, United States. Plant Disease 97, 1262.
Naupactus leucoloma (GRAGLE) Host
* Lanteri AA, Marvaldi AE (1995) Graphognathus Buchanan: a new synonym of Naupactus Dejean and systematics of the N. leucoloma species group. Coleopterists Bulletin 49, 206-228.
Oxycarenus hyalinipennis (as Gossypium) (OXYAHY) Host
Paraleyrodes minei (PARYMI) Host
* Sundararaj R, Krishnan S, Sumalatha BV (2021) Invasion and expansion of exotic whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in India and their economic importance. Phytoparasitica 49(5), 851-863.
Parasaissetia nigra (SAISNI) Host
Pectinophora gossypiella (as Gossypium) (PECTGO) Host
Pectinophora scutigera (as Gossypium) (PLAYSC) Host
Platyedra subcinerea (as Gossypium) (PLAYSU) 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.

* Valarezo O, Cañarte E, Navarrete B, Arias M (2003) [Prodiplosis longifila (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) main tomato pest in Ecuador.] Manual 51, INIAP, Ecuador. (in Spanish)
Ralstonia solanacearum race 1 (no longer in use) (PSDMS1) Host
Ricania speculum (as Gossypium) (RICASC) Host
Rotylenchulus reniformis (as Gossypium) (ROTYRE) Host
Scirtothrips aurantii (as Gossypium) (SCITAU) Host
* Mound LA, Palmer JM (1981) Identification, distribution and host-plants of the pest species of Scirtothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 71, 467-479.
Scirtothrips citri (SCITCI) Host
* Mollet JA, Savacherian V (1984) Effect of Pesticides on Nontarget Insects in Imperial Valley, California Cotton, 1982. Insecticide and Acaricide Tests, 9(1), 274-275.
------- immature stages recorded on cotton. No evidence that life cycle can be completed.
Scirtothrips dorsalis (SCITDO) Host
* Ravelo EE, Vaca JU, Arévalo EP, Delgado L, Díaz MF, Piñeros L, Castro AP, Brochero H, Goldarazena A (2018) Presence and distribution of Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in Colombia. Journal of Insect Science 18, 7. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/iey092
Spodoptera eridania (PRODER) Host
Spodoptera littoralis (as Gossypium) (SPODLI) Host
* Abdel-Salam FA, Elbadry EA, Abo Elghar MR, Hassan SM, Asal MA (1971) The effect of four host plants on the pupal development and adult fecundity of the cotton leafworm Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.). Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Entomologie 68(3), 326-330.
Spodoptera mauritia (as Gossypium) (SPODMA) Host
Spodoptera ornithogalli (PRODOR) Host
* Armstrong JC, Gore J, Adamczyk J Jr (2011) Efficacy of single and dual gene cotton Gossypium hirsutum (L.) events on yellowstriped armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in South Texas and the Mississippi delta. Florida Entomologist 94(3), 594-598.

* 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.

* Capinera JL (2017) Yellowstriped Armyworm, Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida /IFAS Extension, EENY216, 4p. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN37300.pdf

* Comstock JA (1965) Ciclo biologico de Prodenia ornithogalli Guenée (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Serie Zoologia 36, 199-202.

* Coto D, Saunders JL, Vargas-S CL, King ABS (1995) Plagas invertebradas de cultivos tropicales con énfasis em América Central-Um invetário. Turrialba, CATIE, 200 pp.

* Crumb SE (1929) Tobacco cutworms. USDA Technical Bulletin 88, p 179.

* Heppner JB (2007) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Gainesville, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, p 670.

* Fernandez LS, Fernandez CR, Mejia JE (2004) [Life cycle of Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée) in cotton in the mid Sinu valley]. Temas Agrarios 9(1), 30-36 (in Spanish).

* Tietz HM (1972) An index to the described life histories, early stages and hosts of the Macrolepidoptera of the continental United States and Canada, 536 pp.

* Wilson CE (1923) Insect pests of cotton in St. Croix and means of combating them. Virgin Island Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 3, 20 pp.
Spodoptera praefica (PRODPR) Host
* University of California. Agriculture & Natural Resources. UC IPM. Cotton. Western yellowstriped armyworm. http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/r114301011.html
Tetranychus evansi (TETREV) Host
* Wene, G.P. (1956) Tetranychus marianae McG., a new pest of tomatoes. Journal of Economic Entomology, 49: 712.
Tetranychus mexicanus (TETRME) Host
* de Azevedo FR and Vieira FV (2002) Cotton insect pests population in rainfed crop. Revista Ciencia Agronomica, 33
------- confirmed host in Brazil
Tetranychus pacificus (as Gossypium) (TETRPA) Host
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (as Gossypium) (ARGPLE) Host
* Reed W (1974) The false codling moth, Cryptophlebia leucotreta Mayr. (Lepidoptera: Olethreutidae) as a pest of cotton in Uganda. Cotton Growing Review 51: 213-225.

* Hamburger M, Zarabi L, Weiss M, Argaman Q, Kuslitzky W & Klein K (2001) False codling moth (Cryptophlebia leucotreta) in Israel. Phytoparasitica, 29(1): 84-84.
Thrips imaginis (THRIIM) Host
Thrips palmi (THRIPL) Host
* Duran IC, Mesa NC, Estrada EI (1999) [Life cyle of Thrips palmi (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and host plant registered in the Cauca Valley]. Revista Colombiana de Entomologia 25(3/4), 109-120 (in Spanish).

* Seal DR (2004) Management of melon thrips, Thrips palmi Karny (Thysanoptera: Thripidae): an integrated approach using chemical, cultural, and biological agents. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society 117, 63-68.
Tobacco streak virus (as Gossypium) (TSV000) Host
* Muppudathi SP, Natarajan G, Ganesan MV, Sevugapperumal N, Subbarayalu M, Samuel KJ, Perumal R (2020) Role of Thrips palmi and Parthenium hysterophorus pollen in active spread of tobacco streak virus in the cotton ecosystem, Virus Research, 284, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.virusres.2020.197979.
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.2019.83.120
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (TOLCND) Host
* Zaidi SSEA, Shafiq M, Amin I, Scheffler BE, Scheffler JA, Briddon RW & Mansoor S (2016) Frequent occurrence of Tomato Leaf Curl New Delhi Virus in Cotton Leaf Curl Disease affected cotton in Pakistan. Plos One 11(5). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0155520
------- confirmed host
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV00) 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.
Trialeurodes abutiloneus (TRIAAB) Host
Tylenchorhynchus claytoni (as Gossypium) (TYLRCL) Host
Zeuzera coffeae (as Gossypium) (ZEUZCO) Host
Abutilon mosaic virus (ABMV00) Major host
Acalitus gossypii (ERPHGO) Major host
Agrotis segetum (AGROSE) Major host
Anomis flava (COSPFL) Major host
Anthonomus grandis grandis (ANTHGR) Major host
* Burke HR, Clark WE, Cate JR, Fryxell PA (1986) Origin and dispersal of the boll weevil. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of America 32(4), 228-238.
Anthonomus vestitus (ANTHVE) Major host
Aphelenchoides besseyi (APLOBE) Major host
* Favoreto L, Faleiro VO, Freitas MA, Brauwers LR, Galbieri R, Homiak JA, Lopes-Caitar VS, Marcelino-Guimaraes FC, Meyer MC (2018) First report of Aphelenchoides besseyi infecting the aerial part of cotton plants in Brazil. Plant Disease 102(12), p 2662.
------ In Mato Grosso state, Brazil

* Favoreto l, Faleiro O, Freitas MA, Brauwers LR, Galbieri R, Homiak JA, Lopes-Caitar VS, Marcelino-Guimarães, Meyer MC (2018) First report of Aphelenchoides besseyi infecting the aerial part of cotton plants in Brazil. Plant Disease 102(12), p 2662,
Ascochyta gossypiicola (ASCOGO) Major host
Bemisia tabaci (BEMITA) Major host
Chloridea virescens (HELIVI) Major host
* Blanco CA, Teran-Vargas AP, Lopez JD, Kauffman JV, Wei X (2007) Densities of Heliothis virescens and Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in three plant hosts. Florida Entomologist 90(4), 742-750.

* Domingues FA, Silva-Brandão KL, Abreu AG, Perera OP, Blanco CA, Cônsoli FL, Omoto C (2012) Genetic structure and gene flow among Brazilian populations of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 105(6), 2136-2146.
Colletotrichum gossypii (GLOMGO) Major host
* Aycock R, Arndt CH (1951) Notes on the incidence of the diseases of cotton in South Carolina in 1950. Plant Disease Reporter 35, 204-206.

* Silva-Mann R, Vieira MG, Machado JC, Bernardino Filho JR, Salgado KC,  Stevens MR (2005) AFLP markers differentiate isolates of Colletotrichum gossypii from C. gossypii var. cephalosporioides. Fitopatologia Brasileira 30, 169-172.

* Mendes MAS,  Dianese JC,  Urben A (2019) Fungos em Plants no Brasil. 2ª Edição ampliada e revisada.  – Brasília, DF: Escola Nacional de Gestão Agropecuária, 970 pages. 
Cotton anthocyanosis virus (CAV000) Major host
Cotton leaf crumple virus (CLCRV0) Major host
Cotton leaf curl Gezira virus (CLCUGV) Major host
* Tahir MN, Amin I, Briddon RW, Mansoor S (2011) The merging of two dynasties—identification of an African cotton leaf curl disease-associated begomovirus with cotton in Pakistan. PLoS One 6(5):e20366. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0020366
Cotton leaf curl Multan virus (CLCUMV) Major host
Cotton leaf roll agent (CTLR00) Major host
Cotton mosaic agent (CTM000) Major host
Cotton small leaf agent (CTSL00) Major host
Cotton terminal stunt agent (CTTS00) Major host
Cotton veinal mosaic agent (CTVM00) Major host
Cotton virescence agent (CTVI00) Major host
Dysdercus cingulatus (DYSDCI) Major host
Dysdercus fasciatus (DYSDFA) Major host
Dysdercus peruvianus (DYSDPE) Major host
Earias biplaga (EARIBI) Major host
Earias insulana (EARIIN) Major host
Earias vittella (EARIVI) Major host
Helicoverpa zea (HELIZE) Major host
* Johnson MW, Stinner RE, Rabb RL (1975) Ovipositional response of Heliothis zea (Boddie) to its major hosts in North Carolina. Environmental Entomology 4(2):291-297.
Helopeltis schoutedeni (HELOSC) Major host
Jacobiasca lybica (EMPOLY) Major host
Oxycarenus hyalinipennis (OXYAHY) Major host
* Atakan E, Kaya A, Pehlivan S (2021) Population dynamics and damage status of the dusky cotton bug, Oxycarenus hyalinipennis Costa (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae) in cotton in Cukorova region of Turkey. Phytoparasitica 49(5), 793-805.
Pectinophora gossypiella (PECTGO) Major host
Pectinophora scutigera (PLAYSC) Major host
Phenacoccus solenopsis (PHENSO) Major host
* Campos da Silva D (2012) Occurrence of new species of mealybug on cotton fields in the States of Bahia and Paraíba, Brazil. Bragantia 71(4):467-470

* Sequeira RV, Reid DJ, Khan M (2022) Integrated control of the mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Australian cotton with insecticides and naturally occurring beneficial arthropods. Austral Entomology. 61(1), 113-123.
Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (PHMPOM) Major host
* Anonymous (1960) Index of Plant Diseases in the United States. Agriculture Handbook no 165, USDA-ARS (US) 531 pp.

* Mulrean EN, Hine RB, Mueller JP (1984) Effect of Phymatotrichum root rot on yield and seed and lint quality in Gossypium hirsutum and G. barbadense. Plant Disease 68(5), 381-383.
Sacadodes pyralis (SACAPY) Major host
Spodoptera frugiperda (LAPHFR) Major 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 littoralis (SPODLI) Major host
* Faraghaly DS, El-Sharkawy AZ, Abbas AA, Abdel-Wahab HA, El-Mewafy HA (2015) Biological aspects and life table parameters of the cotton leaf-worm, Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) on different vegetable host plants. Journal of Plant Protection and Pathology, Mansoura University 6(4), 597-603.

* Navon A, Melamed-Madjar V, Zur M, Ben-Moshe E (1991) Effects of cotton cultivars on feeding of Heliothis armigera and Spodoptera littoralis larvae and on oviposition of Bemisia tabaci. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 35, 73–80.
Spodoptera litura (PRODLI) Major host
* Ahmad M, Ghaffar A, Rafiq M (2013) Host plants of leaf worm, Spodoptera litura (Fabricius)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Pakistan. Asian Journal of Agriculture and Biology 1(1), 23-28.
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (ARGPLE) Major host
* Reed W (1974) The false codling moth, Cryptophlebia leucotreta Mayr. (Lepidoptera: Olethreutidae) as a pest of cotton in Uganda. Cotton Growing Review 51: 213-225.

* Hamburger M, Zarabi L, Weiss M, Argaman Q, Kuslitzky W & Klein K (2001) False codling moth (Cryptophlebia leucotreta) in Israel. Phytoparasitica, 29(1): 84-84.
Trialeurodes ricini (TRIARI) Major host
Xanthomonas citri pv. malvacearum (as Gossypium) (XANTMA) Major host
* Delannoy E, Lyon BR, Marmey P, Jalloul A, Daniel JF, Montillet JL, Essenberg M, Nicole M (2005) Resistance of cotton towards Xanthomonas campestris pv. malvacearum. Annu. Rev. Phytopathol 43, 63-82.
Anthonomus grandis grandis (as Gossypium) (ANTHGR) Wild/Weed
* Sánchez-Reyes UJ, Jones RW, Raszick TJ, Ruiz-Arce R, Sword GA (2022) Potential distribution of wild host plants of the boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) in the United States and Mexico. Insects 13(4), 337. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13040337.
Sacadodes pyralis (as Gossypium) (SACAPY) Wild/Weed