EPPO Global Database

Listronotus bonariensis(HYROBO)

Hosts

Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Agrostis capillaris (AGSTE) Major host
* Barker GM, Pottinger RP & Addison PJ (1984) Effect of Argentine stem weevil on productivity of grasses in the Waikato. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 27, 93-101. doi:10.1080/00288233.1984.10425736.
------- confirmed host.
Dactylis glomerata (DACGL) Major host
* Barker GM (1989) Grass host preferences of Listronotus bonariensis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 82, 1807-1816. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/82.6.1807. 
------- confirmed host.
Festuca rubra (FESRU) Major host
* Kelsey JM (1958) Damage in ryegrasses by Hyperodes griseus Hust. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 1, 790-795. doi:10.1080/00288233.1958.10431585.
Lolium multiflorum (LOLMU) Major host
* Kelsey JM (1958) Damage in ryegrasses by Hyperodes griseus Hust. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 1, 790-795. doi:10.1080/00288233.1958.10431585.
------- confirmed host.
Lolium perenne (LOLPE) Major host
* Barker GM, Pottinger RP & Addison PJ (1984) Effect of Argentine stem weevil on productivity of grasses in the Waikato. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 27, 93-101. doi:10.1080/00288233.1984.10425736.
------- confirmed host.
Phalaris aquatica (PHATU) Major host
* Barker GM, Pottinger RP & Addison PJ (1984) Effect of Argentine stem weevil on productivity of grasses in the Waikato. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 27, 93-101. doi:10.1080/00288233.1984.10425736.
------- confirmed host.
Schedonorus arundinaceus (FESAR) Major host
* Prestidge RA, Van Der Zupp S & Gault P (1989) Effect of Argentine stem weevil on vigour of ‘Grasslands Roa’ tall fescue under dairying in the Waikato. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 32, 291-297. doi:10.1080/00288233.1989.10423464.
------- confirmed host (as Festuca arundinacea)
Triticum aestivum (TRZAX) Major host
* Morrison L (1938) Surveys of the insect pests of wheat crops in Canterbury and North Otago during the summers of 1936-37 and 1937-38. New Zealand Journal of Science and Technology, Section A 20, 142-155.
-------Severe damage in crops following infested pasture.
Zea mays (ZEAMX) Major host
* Kain WM & Barker MA (1966) Argentine stem weevil: a pest of maize: Proceedings of the 19th Weed and Pest Control Conference, pp. 180-185.   Sigma Print, Petone, Dunedin, New Zealand
------- Severe damage in crops following infested pasture.
Digitaria sanguinalis (DIGSA) Wild/Weed
* Barker GM (1989) Grass host preferences of Listronotus bonariensis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 82, 1807-1816. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/82.6.1807. 
------- Very low levels in field.
Poa annua (POAAN) Wild/Weed
* May BM (1961) The Argentine stem weevil Hyperodes bonariensis Kuschel on pasture in Auckland. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 4, 289-297. 
------- confirmed host.
Poa trivialis (POATR) Wild/Weed
* May BM (1961) The Argentine stem weevil Hyperodes bonariensis Kuschel on pasture in Auckland. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 4, 289-297. 
------- confirmed host.
Anthoxanthum aristatum (AOXPU) Host
* Kelsey JM (1958) Damage in ryegrasses by Hyperodes griseus Hust. New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 1, 790-795. doi:10.1080/00288233.1958.10431585.
Avena sativa (AVESA) Host
*  Bejakovich D, Pearson WD &  O'Donnell MR (1998) Nationwide survey of pests and diseases of cereal and grass seed crops in New Zealand. 1. Arthropods and molluscs. In Proceedings of the Fifty First New Zealand Plant Protection Conference, pp. 38-50. Swiftprint Centre Ltd, Palmerston North, Hamilton, New Zealand.
------- confirmed host.
Brassica napus (BRSNN) Host
* Upritchard EA & Park OL (1976) Control of insects in seedling field brassicas with phorate granules. In Proceedings of the Twenty Ninth New Zealand Weed and Pest Control Conference, pp. 193-196. Times Commercial Printers, Christchurch, New Zealand.
-------Adult damage in crops following infested pasture
Brassica rapa (BRSRR) Host
* Upritchard EA & Park OL (1976) Control of insects in seedling field brassicas with phorate granules. In Proceedings of the Twenty Ninth New Zealand Weed and Pest Control Conference, pp. 193-196. Times Commercial Printers, Christchurch, New Zealand.
-------Adult damage in crops following infested pasture
Bromus (1BROG) Host
*  Bejakovich D, Pearson WD &  O'Donnell MR (1998) Nationwide survey of pests and diseases of cereal and grass seed crops in New Zealand. 1. Arthropods and molluscs. In Proceedings of the Fifty First New Zealand Plant Protection Conference, pp. 38-50. Swiftprint Centre Ltd, Palmerston North, Hamilton, New Zealand.
Holcus lanatus (HOLLA) Host
* Barker GM (1989) Grass host preferences of Listronotus bonariensis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 82, 1807-1816. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/82.6.1807. 
------- Very low levels in field.
Hordeum vulgare (HORVX) Host
* Barker GM (1989) Grass host preferences of Listronotus bonariensis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 82, 1807-1816. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/82.6.1807. 
------- confirmed host.
Lolium (1LOLG) Host
Medicago sativa (MEDSA) Host
Paspalum dilatatum (PASDI) Host
* Barker GM (1989) Grass host preferences of Listronotus bonariensis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 82, 1807-1816. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/82.6.1807. 
------- Very low levels in field.
Phleum pratense (PHLPR) Host
* Barker GM (1989) Grass host preferences of Listronotus bonariensis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 82, 1807-1816. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/82.6.1807. 
Pisum sativum (PIBSX) Host
* McNeill MR, Scott RE, Richards NK (2020) A novel association between the grass pest Argentine stem weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and peas. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science 48(3), 183-189 (abst.).
-------  Adult and larval damage in crop following infested pasture
Poa pratensis (POAPR) Host
* Barker GM (1989) Grass host preferences of Listronotus bonariensis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 82, 1807-1816. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/82.6.1807. 
Secale cereale (SECCE) Host
*  Bejakovich D, Pearson WD &  O'Donnell MR (1998) Nationwide survey of pests and diseases of cereal and grass seed crops in New Zealand. 1. Arthropods and molluscs. In Proceedings of the Fifty First New Zealand Plant Protection Conference, pp. 38-50. Swiftprint Centre Ltd, Palmerston North, Hamilton, New Zealand.
------- confirmed host.
Trifolium (1TRFG) Host
Triticum (1TRZG) Host
Andropogon gerardii (ANOGE) Experimental
* Firth AC, Barker GM & Addison PJ (1993) Susceptibility of warm-season grasses to feeding and oviposition by the Argentine stem weevil (Listronotus bonariensis). In Proceedings of the Forty Sixth New Zealand Plant Protection Conference, pp. 215-218. SwiftPrint Centre, Palmerston North, Christchurch, New Zealand.
------- Adult feeding and oviposition in laboratory.
Cenchrus clandestinus (PESCL) Experimental
* Firth AC, Barker GM & Addison PJ (1993) Susceptibility of warm-season grasses to feeding and oviposition by the Argentine stem weevil (Listronotus bonariensis). In Proceedings of the Forty Sixth New Zealand Plant Protection Conference, pp. 215-218. SwiftPrint Centre, Palmerston North, Christchurch, New Zealand.
------- as Pennisetum clandestinum, adult feeding and oviposition in laboratory.
Lolium pratense (FESPR) Experimental
* Popay AJ, Tapper BA & Podmore C (2009) Endophyte-infected meadow fescue and loline alkaloids affect Argentine stem weevil larvae.  New Zealand Plant Protection 62, 19-27. https://doi.org/10.30843/nzpp.2009.62.4801
------- Adult feeding, oviposition, larval development and severe damage in pot trial
Panicum coloratum (PANCO) Experimental
* Firth AC, Barker GM & Addison PJ (1993) Susceptibility of warm-season grasses to feeding and oviposition by the Argentine stem weevil (Listronotus bonariensis). In Proceedings of the Forty Sixth New Zealand Plant Protection Conference, pp. 215-218. SwiftPrint Centre, Palmerston North, Christchurch, New Zealand.
-------Adult feeding and oviposition in laboratory.
Panicum virgatum (PANVI) Experimental
* Firth AC, Barker GM & Addison PJ (1993) Susceptibility of warm-season grasses to feeding and oviposition by the Argentine stem weevil (Listronotus bonariensis). In Proceedings of the Forty Sixth New Zealand Plant Protection Conference, pp. 215-218. SwiftPrint Centre, Palmerston North, Christchurch, New Zealand.
-------Adult feeding and oviposition in laboratory.