EPPO Global Database

Howea forsteriana(HOWFO)

Pests

Organism Type
Coconut lethal yellowing phytoplasma (PHYP56) Host
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato (XYLBFO) Host
* University of California. Invasive shot hole borers. ISHB reproductive hosts. https://ucanr.edu/sites/pshb/pest-overview/ishb-reproductive-hosts/ (last accessed 2021-03)
-------- Reproductive host (infection usually causes branch dieback)
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu stricto (EUWAWH) Host
* Mendel Z, Lynch SC, Eskalen A, Protasov A, Maymon M, Freeman S (2021) What determines host range and reproductive performance of an invasive ambrosia beetle Euwallacea fornicatus; lessons from Israel and California. Frontiers in Forests and Global Change 4, 654702.
------- Reproductive host tree in California (US).
Opogona sacchari (as Howea) (OPOGSC) Host
* van der Gaag DJ, van der Straten M, Ramel JM, Baufeld P , Schrader G (2013) Pest Risk Analysis for Opogona sacchari. Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority. 48 pp. Available at https://pra.eppo.int/pra/2823b66f-ce73-48eb-8272-082124412092.
------- intercepted in consignments of plants for planting.
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (RHYCFE) Host
* Longo S, Anderson PJ, Smith RT, Stanley JD, Inserra RN (2011) New palm hosts for the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, in Sicily. Palms 55(1), 15-20.
Rhynchophorus palmarum (RHYCPA) Host
* Landero-Torres I, Presa-Parra E, Elena Galindo-Tovar M, Leyva-Ovalle OR, Murguía-González J, Valenzuela-González JE & García-Martínez MA (2015) Variación temporal y espacial de la abundancia del picudo negro (Rhynchophorus palmarum L., Coleoptera: Curculionidae) en cultivos de palmas ornamentales del centro de Veracruz, México. Southwestern Entomologist 40(1), 179-188.
Ripersiella hibisci (RHIOHI) Host