EPPO Global Database

Helianthus annuus(HELAN)


Organism Type
Chrysanthemum stunt viroid (CSVD00) Experimental
* Gobatto D, Araújo de Oliveira L, Andrade de Siqueira Franco D, Velásquez N, Daròs J-A, Eiras M (2019) Surveys in the chrysanthemum production areas of Brazil and Colombia reveal that weeds are potential reservoirs of Chrysanthemum stunt viroid. Viruses 11, 355. https://doi.org/10.3390/v11040355
Clavibacter michiganensis (CORBMI) Experimental
* Stamova L, Sotirova V (1987) Reaction of different crops to artificial inoculation with Corynebacterium michiganense (E.F. Sm.) H.L. Jensen. Archiv fur Phytopathologie und Pflanzenschutz 23, 211–216.
------- Experimental. Causing glossy spots followed by necrotic flecks on leaves. Not confirmed in other publications.
Lettuce infectious yellows virus (LIYV00) Experimental
* Duffus JE, Larsen RC, Liu HY (1986) Lettuce infectious yellows virus - a new type of whitefly-transmitted virus. Phytopathology 76(1), 97-100.
Stagonosporopsis chrysanthemi (MYCOLG) Experimental
* Chesters C, Blakeman J (1967) Host range and variation in virulence of Mycosphaerella ligulicola. Annals of Applied Biology 60, 385-90.
Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (TOBRFV) Experimental
* Vasquez Gutierrez U, López López H, Frías Treviño GA, Delgado Ortiz JC, Flores Olivas A, Aguirre Uribe LA, Hernández Juarez A (2024) Biological exploration and physicochemical characteristics of Tomato Brown Rugose Fruit Virus in several host crops. Agronomy 14(2), 388. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy14020388
------- local symptoms in inoculation trials in field conditions. 
Agrotis segetum (AGROSE) Host
Brevipalpus yothersi (BRVPYO) Host
* Beard JJ, Ochoa R, Braswell WE, Bauchan GR (2015) Brevipalpus phoenicis (Geijskes) species complex (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) – a closer look. Zootaxa 3944(1), 67 pp. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3944.1.1
'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani' (PHYPSO) Host
* Avramov Z, Stepanović J, Panajotova D, Laginova M, Duduk B (2016) First report of 'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani' in sunflower in Bulgaria. Mitteilungen Klosterneuburg, Rebe und Wein, Obstbau und Früchteverwertung 66(Suppl), 19-21.
Choristoneura rosaceana (CHONRO) Host
* Food Plant Database for the Leafrollers of the World (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). http://www.tortricidae.com/foodplantreferences.asp
------- BMNH collection. Based on identified reared specimens in the collection of The Natural History Museum, London; identifications by staff of the Lepidoptera Section.
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (CHRXER) Host
Corythucha marmorata (CRTHMA) Host
* Cho G, Kim W, Kwon YS, Lee S (2020) Check list of lace bugs (Hemiptera: Tingidae) of Korea. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology 23(3), 736-745.

* Kim DE, Kil J (2014) Geographical distribution and host plants of Corythucha marmorata (Uhler) (Hemiptera: Tingidae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 53(2), 185-191 (in Korean).

* Zhou W, Chen W (2022) Early starvation contributes to the adaptive capacity of Corythucha marmorata (Uhler), an emerging pest in China. Biology 11, 80. https://doi.org/10.3390/biology
Cotton leaf curl Gezira virus (CLCUGV) Host
* Salari K, Heydarnejad J, Massumi H, Hasanvand V (2021) First report of cotton leaf curl Gezira virus incidence and the associated betasetellite in marshmallow, okra and sunflower in Iran. Iranian Journal of Plant Pathology 56(4), 405-408 (abstract)
Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. flaccumfaciens (CORBFL) Host
* Harveson RM, Schwartz HF, Urrea CA, Yonts CD (2015) Bacterial wilt of dry-edible beans in the central high plains of the U.S.: past, present, and future. Plant Disease 99, 1665–1677.
------- When grown in rotation with infected dry bean crops.

* Pilik RI, Tesic S, Ignatov AN, Tarakanov RI, Dorofeeva LV, Lukianova AA, Evseev PV, Dzhalilov FS, Miroshnikov KA (2022) First report of Curtobacterium flaccumfaciens pv. flaccumfaciens causing bacterial wilt and blight on sunflower in Russia. Plant Disease (early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-22-1203-PDN
Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi (DIABUH) 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.
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.
Ditylenchus dipsaci (DITYDI) Host
* Goodey JB, Franklin MT, Hooper DJ (1965) T. Goodey's: The Nematode Parasites of Plants Catalogued Under Their Hosts. Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux, Farnham Royal, Bucks, England. Third edition, 214 pp.
Epitrix tuberis (EPIXTU) Host
* Hoerner JL & Gillette CP (1928) The potato flea beetle. Colorado Experiment Station. Entomology Section. Bulletin 337. 
------- feeding of adults
Epitrix tuberis (as Helianthus) (EPIXTU) Host
* Hill RE, Tate AD (1942) Life history and habits of potato flea beetle in Western Nebraska. Journal of Economic Entomology 35, 879-884.
------- feeding of adults
Eutetranychus orientalis (EUTEOR) Host
Frankliniella occidentalis (FRANOC) Host
* Chyzik R, Ben-Dov Y, Nakache Y, Klein M (1995) Association of the western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis) with cultivated sunflower (Helianthus annuus) in Israel. Phytoparasitica 23(2), 147-155.
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.
Helicoverpa zea (HELIZE) Host
* Hardwick DF (1965) The corn earworm complex. Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 97, 5–247.
Hirschmanniella mucronata (HIRSMU) Host
* Luqman KM, Neelam K, Harpreet K (2011) Occurrence of Hirschmanniella gracilis and H. mucronata Infesting Sunflower (Helianthus annus) in Malwa Region of Punjab. Indian Journal of Nematology 41(1), 102-104.

* Thakur N, Kaur H, Luqman K (2015) Nematode Diversity in Oilseed Crops from Malwa Region of Punjab, India. Indian Journal of Nematology 45(1), 16-22.
Homalodisca vitripennis (HOMLTR) Host
* Chen W, Leopold RA, Boetel AM (2010) Host plant effects on development and reproduction of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca vitripennis (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). Environmental Entomology 39(5), 1545-1553.
------- Sustain life cycle.

* 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.
Homalodisca vitripennis (as Helianthus) (HOMLTR) Host
* Turner WF, Pollard HN (1959) Life histories and behavior of five insect vectors of phony peach disease. United States Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin 1188, 28 pp.
-------- Oviposition and feeding host.
Liriomyza huidobrensis (LIRIHU) Host
* Korytkowski C (1982) Contribución al conocimiento de los Agromyzidae (Diptera: Acalyptratae) en el Perú. MS Thesis, Universidad Nacional Agraria, La Molina, Lima, 237 pp.

* Valladares G, Salvo A, Videla M (1999) Moscas minadoras en cultivos de Argentina. Horticultura Argentina 18(44- 45), 56-61.

* Wei J, Zou L, Kuang R, He L (2000) Influence of leaf tissue structure on host feeding selection by pea leafminer Liriomyza huidobrensis (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Zoological Studies 39, 295-300.
Liriomyza sativae (LIRISA) Host
* Eiseman CS, Lonsdale O (2018) New State and Host Records for Agromyzidae (Diptera) in the United States, with the Description of Thirty New Species. Zootaxa 4479(1), 1-156.

* Frick KE (1957) Nearctic species in the Liriomyza pusilla complex, No. 2, L. munda and two other species attacking crops in California (Diptera: Agromyzidae). The Pan-Pacific Entomologist 33(2), 59-70.
Liriomyza trifolii (LIRITR) Host
* Stegmaier CEJ (1966) Host plants and parasites of Liriomyza trifolii in Florida (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Florida Entomologist 49(2), 75-80.
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 chitwoodi (MELGCH) Host
* Ferris H, Carlson HL, Viglierchio DR, Westerdahl BB, Wu FW, Anderson CE, Juurma A, Kirby DW (1993) Host status of selected crops to Meloidogyne chitwoodi. Journal of Nematology 25, 849-857.
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. Bosfora was found to be a good host.

* Strajnar P, Širca S, Geric Stare B & Urek G (2009) Characterization of the root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne ethiopica Whitehead, 1968, from Slovenia. Russian Journal of Nematology 17, 135-142.
Naupactus xanthographus (NAUPXA) Host
* Sinavimo (2019) Naupactus xanthographus Sistema Nacional Argentino de Vigilancia y Monitoreo de plagas. Available at: https://www.sinavimo.gov.ar/plaga/naupactus-xanthographus
------- On leaves and seedlings.
Nepovirus nicotianae (TRSV00) Host
* Ghotbi T, Shahraeen N (2009) Natural incidence and infectivity level of three nepoviruses in ornamental crops in Iran. Journal of Plant Breeding and Crop Science 1, 39-44.
Orgyia leucostigma (as Helianthus) (HEMELE) Host
* Heppner JB (2003) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Volume 17 of Arthropods of Florida and neighboring land areas. Division of Plant Industry. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Gainesville, Florida. 670 pp

* Robinson GS, Ackery PR, Kitching IJ, Beccaloni GW & Hernández LM (2010) HOST - A database of the world's Lepidopteran hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. https://www.nhm.ac.uk (Accessed on 7 December 2020 and 21 March 2021)
Orthotospovirus impatiensnecromaculae (INSV00) Host
* Werkman AW, Verhoeven JThJ, Roenhorst JW (undated) Plant species found infected by Tomato spotted wilt virus and Impatiens necrotic spot virus at the Dutch Plant Protection Service since 1989. https://edepot.wur.nl/341977 (last accessed 2022-05)
Orthotospovirus tomatomaculae (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.
Phenacoccus solenopsis (PHENSO) Host
Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (PHMPOM) Host
* Anonymous (1960) Index of Plant Diseases in the United States. Agriculture Handbook no 165, USDA-ARS (US) 531 pp.
Pochazia shantungensis (POCZSH) Host
* Kim DE, Lee H, Kim MJ, Lee DH (2015) Predicting the potential habitat, host plants, and geographical distribution of Pochazia shantungensis (Hemiptera: Ricaniidae) in Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 54, 179–189.
Pseudomonas viridiflava (PSDMVF) Host
* Luo H, Lee YJ, Yu JM (2021) First report of bacterial leaf spot disease on sunflower (Helianthus annuus) caused by Pseudomonas viridiflava in South Korea. Plant Disease 105(8), 2235. 
Serratia marcescens (SERRMA) Host
* Ignatov AN, Khodykina MV, Polityko VA, Sukhacheva MV (2016) First report of Serratia marcescens causing yellow wilt disease on sunflower in Russia. New Disease Reports 33, 8. http://dx.doi.org/10.5197/j.2044-0588.2016.033.008
Spodoptera eridania (PRODER) Host
* Montezano DG, Specht A, Sosa-Gomez DR, Roque-Specht VF & de Barros NM (2014) Immature stages of Spodoptera eridania (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): developmental parameters and host plants. Journal of Insect Science 14, 238. https://doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieu180
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 littoralis (SPODLI) Host
* Prasad J, Bhattacharya AK (1975) Growth and development of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) on several plants. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie 79, 34-48.
Spodoptera ornithogalli (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.

* 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

* Poveda BD, Schwitzer DA (1964) Estudio biológico del Prodenia ornithogalli Guen. y del Prodenia sunia (Guen.) en três hospedeiros. Acta Agronômica 14(1), 71-101.

* Robinson GS, Ackery PR, Kitching IJ, Beccaloni GW, Hernández LM (2010) HOSTS - A Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosts
Spodoptera praefica (PRODPR) Host
* British Columbia Ministry of Agriculture. Western yellowstriped armyworm (Spodoptera praefica). https://rdno.civicweb.net/document/127358/western-yellowstriped-armyworm.pdf?handle=3CD053B4F8D54F9CBB93F8D6D5572C27
Thrips palmi (THRIPL) Host
* Elizondo AI, Murguido CA, Pérez I, Piedra F, Peña E, Martínez M, Martell M, de los Ángeles Fernández M, Sariol H, Rodríguez S, Jiménez R, Granda G, Palacios F (2003) Thrips palmi Karny en la agricultura cubana. Fitosanidad 7(2), 1-9.

* 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 streak virus (TSV000) Host
* Cabrera Mederos D, Trucco V, Bejerman N, Lenardon S, Giolitti F (2019) First report of Tobacco Streak Virus infecting sunflower in Argentina. 
Plant Disease 103(12), 3290
------- Confirmed host. 

* Hosseini S, Koohi Habibi M, Mosahebi G, Motamedi M, Winter S (2012) First report on the occurrence of Tobacco streak virus in sunflower in Iran. Journal of Plant Pathology 94(3), 585-589.
------- Confirmed host. 
Xanthomonas phaseoli pv. phaseoli (XANTPH) Host
* Bradbury JF (1986) Guide to plant pathogenic bacteria. CAB international, Walllingford, UK.
Diaporthe helianthi (DIAPHE) Major host
* Mihaljcevic M, Muntanola-Cvetkovic M, Vukojevic J, Petrov M (1985) Source of infection of sunflower plants by Diaporthe helianthi in Yugoslavia. Journal of Phytopathology, 113: 334-342. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0434.1985.tb04834.x
Meloidogyne ethiopica (MELGET) Major host
* Lima E A, Mattos J K, Moita A W, Carneiro R G & Carneiro R M D G (2009) Host status of different crops for Meloidogyne ethiopica control. Tropical Plant Pathology 34, 152-157.
------In experiments, cvs. Helio250 and Embrapa122 were found to be excellent hosts
Nemorimyza maculosa (AMAZMA) Major host
* Eiseman CS, Lonsdale O (2018) New state and host records for Agromyzidae (Diptera) in the United States, with the description of thirty new species. Zootaxa 4479 (1), 1-156. https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4479.1.1

* Frick KE (1959) Synopsis of the species of Agromyzid leaf-miners described from North America (Diptera). Proceedings of the US Natural Museum 108(3407), 347-465.

* Stegmaier CE Jr (1967) Some new host plant records and parasites of Phytobia (Amauromyza) maculosa in Florida (Diptera: Agromyzidae). Florida Entomologist 50(2), 99-101.

* Valladares G, Salvo A, Saini E (2011) Moscas minadoras del girasol y sus enemigos naturales. Revista de Investigaciones Agropecuarias 37(2):180–188.

* Valladares G, Salvo A, Videla M (1999) Moscas minadoras en cultivos de Argentina. Horticultura Argentina 18(44- 45), 56-61.
Pelargonium zonate spot virus (PZSV00) Major host
Plasmopara halstedii (PLASHA) Major host
Strauzia longipennis (STRALO) Major host
Plasmopara halstedii (as Helianthus) (PLASHA) Wild/Weed