EPPO Global Database

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis(HIBRS)

Pests

Organism Type
'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani' (PHYPSO) Doubtful host
* Montano HG, Contaldo N, David TVA, Silva IB, Paltrinieri S, Bertaccini A (2011)  Hibiscus  witches’  broom  disease  associated  with  different  phytoplasma  taxa  in  Brazil.  Bulletin  of  Insectology 64(Supplement), S249–S250.
------- Isolate found on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is not confirmed to belong 'Ca. Phytoplasma solani' (limited data about 16SrXII subgroup; nucleotide sequence not available).
Citrus leprosis disease (CILV00) Experimental
Aleurocanthus spiniferus (ALECSN) Host
* Gillespie PS (2012) A review of the whitefly genus Aleurocanthus Quaintance & Baker (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Australia. Zootaxa 3252, 1-42.
Aleurocanthus woglumi (ALECWO) Host
* Dietz HF, Zetek J (1920) The blackfly of citrus and other subtropical plants. USDA Bulletin 885, 1-55.

* Dubey AK, Ko CC (2012) Sexual dimorphism among species of Aleurocanthus Quaintance & Baker (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Taiwan, with one new species and an identification key. Zootaxa 3177, 1–23.
Aleurodicus dispersus (as Hibiscus) (ALEDDI) Host
Aleurodicus dugesii (ALEDDU) Host
Anoplophora chinensis (as Hibiscus) (ANOLCN) Host
* Lim J, Jung S-Y, Lim J-S, Jang J, Kim K-M, Lee Y-M, Lee B-W (2014) A review of host plants of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera: Chrysomeloidea) with new host records for fourteen Cerambycids, including the Asian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis Motschulsky), in Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 53(2), 111-133.

* 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.
Ascochyta gossypiicola (as Hibiscus) (ASCOGO) Host
Bemisia tabaci (as Hibiscus) (BEMITA) Host
Brevipalpus yothersi (as Hibiscus) (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
Ceratothripoides brunneus (CRTZBR) Host
Citrus leprosis virus C2 (CILVC2) Host
* Roy A, Hartung JS, Schneider WL, Shao J, Leon G, Melzer MJ, Beard JJ, Otero-Colina G, Bauchan GR, Ochoa R, Brlansky RH (2015) Role bending: complex relationships between viruses, hosts, and vectors related to citrus leprosis, an emerging disease. Phytopathology 105(7), 1013-1025.
Cotton leaf crumple virus (as Hibiscus) (CLCRV0) Host
Dysdercus cingulatus (as Hibiscus) (DYSDCI) Host
Dysdercus fasciatus (as Hibiscus) (DYSDFA) Host
Earias insulana (as Hibiscus) (EARIIN) Host
Earias vittella (as Hibiscus) (EARIVI) Host
Eggplant mottled dwarf nucleorhabdovirus (EMDV00) Host
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato (XYLBFO) Host
* van Rooyen E, Paap T, de Beer W, Townsend G, Fell S, Nel WJ, Morgan S, Hill M, Gonzalez A, Roets F (2021) The polyphagous shot hole borer beetle: Current status of a perfect invader in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 117(11/12). https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2021/9736
------- As Euwallacea fornicatus sensu stricto. Non-reproductive host in South Africa.
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu stricto (EUWAWH) Host
* van Rooyen E, Paap T, de Beer W, Townsend G, Fell S, Nel WJ, Morgan S, Hill M, Gonzalez A, Roets F (2021) The polyphagous shot hole borer beetle: Current status of a perfect invader in South Africa. South African Journal of Science 117(11/12). https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2021/9736
------- Non-reproductive 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.

* Petit JN, Hoddle MS, Grandgirard J, Roderick GK, Davies N (2008) Invasion dynamics of the glassy-winged sharpshooter Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in French Polynesia. Biological Invasions 10, 955–967. DOI 10.1007/s10530-007-9172-3
------- Preferred host in French Polynesia.
Hop stunt viroid (HSVD00) Host
* Luigi M, Manglli A, Tomassoli L, Faggioli F (2013) First report of Hop stunt viroid in Hibiscus rosa‐sinensis in Italy. New Disease Reports, 27, 14.
Icerya purchasi (ICERPU) Host
Lissachatina fulica (as Hibiscus) (ACHAFU) Host
* Thiengo SC, Faraco FA, Salgado NC, Cowie RH, Fernandez MA (2007) Rapid spread of an invasive snail in South America: the giant African snail, Achatina fulica, in Brasil. Biological Invasions 9, 693-702.
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (PHENHI) Host
* Martins dos S. D, Fornazier MJ, Peronti ALBG, Culik MP, Souza CAS, Taques RC, Zanuncio Jr JS, Queiroz RB (2019) Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Brazil: recent spread, natural enemies, and new hosts. Florida Entomologist 102(2), 438-443.  https://doi.org/10.1653/024.102.0225
------- Confirmed host in Brazil.

* Matile-Ferrero D, Etienne J (2006) Cochenilles des Antilles françaises et de quelques autres îles des Caraïbes (Hemiptera, Coccoidea). Revue française d’Entomologie (NS) 28(4), 161-190.
Oemona hirta (OEMOHI) Host
* Plant-SyNZ. Landcare Research (NZ). Host plants of a herbivore -Oemona hirta. http://plant-synz.landcareresearch.co.nz/index.asp). Last accessed 2021-06.
Parabemisia myricae (as Hibiscus) (PRABMY) 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 (as Hibiscus) (SAISNI) Host
Paratachardina silvestri (PTACLO) Host
Pectinophora gossypiella (as Hibiscus) (PECTGO) Host
Popillia japonica (as Hibiscus) (POPIJA) Host
* INTERNET
Regione Piemonte. Servizio fitosanitario. Lotte obbligatorie - Coleottero scarabeide del Giappone (Popillia japonica Newman). Popillia danni e difesa. https://www.regione.piemonte.it/web/sites/default/files/media/documenti/2019-06/popillia_danni_difesa.pdf
Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (as Hibiscus) (PSEAPE) Host
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.

* Heppner JB (2007) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Gainesville, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, p 670.
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.2019.83.122
Unaspis citri (as Hibiscus) (UNASCI) Host
Oxycarenus lavaterae (as Hibiscus) (OXYALV) Major host
Parasaissetia nigra (SAISNI) Major host
Phenacoccus solenopsis (PHENSO) Major host
* Katbeh Bader A, Al-Jboory IJ (2020) First record of cotton mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley 1898 (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), from Saudi Arabia. EPPO Bulletin 50(3), 557-560.
Ripersiella hibisci (RHIOHI) Major host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Xylosandrus crassiusculus (as Hibiscus) (XYLBCR) Major host