EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter europaeus'(LIBEEU)


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
Crataegus monogyna (CSCMO) Host
Cytisus scoparius (SAOSC) Host
* Thompson S, Fletcher JD, Zeibell H, Beard S, Panda P, Jorgensen N, Fowler SV, Liefting LW, Berry N, Pitman AR (2013) First report of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter europaeus’ associated with psyllid infested Scotch broom. New Disease Reports 27:6
Malus domestica (MABSD) Host
Prunus spinosa (PRNSN) Host
Pyrus communis (PYUCO) Host
* Raddadi N, Gonella E, Camerota C, Pizzinat A, Tedeschi R, Crotti E, Mandrioli M, Bianco PA, Daffonchio D, Alma A (2010) ‘Candidatus Liberibacter europaeus’ sp. nov. that is associated with and transmitted by the psyllid Cacopsylla pyri apparently behaves as an endophyte rather than a pathogen. Environmental Microbiology 13(2), 414–426.
------- First description on Pyrus communis (Piemonte and Valle d'Aosta, IT).