EPPO Global Database

Luffa aegyptiaca(LUFAE)

Pests

Organism Type
Andean potato latent virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (APLV00) Experimental
Arracacha virus B oca strain (as Cucurbitaceae) (AVBO00) Experimental
Peach rosette mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRMV00) Experimental
Agrotis segetum (as Cucurbitaceae) (AGROSE) Host
Aleurodicus dugesii (as Cucurbitaceae) (ALEDDU) Host
Alfalfa mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (AMV000) Host
Anastrepha grandis (as Cucurbitaceae) (ANSTGR) Host
Aonidiella citrina (as Cucurbitaceae) (AONDCI) Host
Apomecyna binubila (as Cucurbitaceae) (APOMBI) Host
Aulacophora hilaris (as Cucurbitaceae) (AUACHI) Host
Bactrocera dorsalis (DACUDO) Host
* Badii KB, Billah MK, Afreh-Nuamah K, Obeng-Ofori D (2015) Species composition and host range of fruit-infesting flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in northern Ghana. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 35(3), 137-151.
Baris granulipennis (as Cucurbitaceae) (BARIGR) Host
Beet curly top virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (BCTV00) Host
Bemisia tabaci (as Cucurbitaceae) (BEMITA) Host
Circulifer tenellus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CIRCTE) Host
Cucurbit yellow stunting disorder virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (CYSDV0) Host
Dacus bivittatus (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUBI) Host
* Hassani IM, Delatte H, Ravaomanarivo LH, Nouhou S, Duyck PF (2022) Niche partitioning via host plants and altitude among fruit flies following the invasion of Bactrocera dorsalis. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12522
Dacus ciliatus (DACUCI) Host
* Drew RAI, Romig MC (2013) Tropical Fruit Flies of South-East Asia. CABI, Wallingford, 653 pp.

* McQuate GT, Liquido NJ, Nakamichi KAA (2018) Host plant records of the lesser pumpkin fly, Dacus ciliatus Loew (Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 1.0. Available online at: USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI), Edition 3.1.
------- As Luffa aegyptiaca.
Delia platura (as Cucurbitaceae) (HYLEPL) Host
Diaphania indica (as Cucurbitaceae) (DPHNIN) Host
Diaporthe sclerotioides (as Cucurbitaceae) (PHOPSC) Host
Epilachna elaterii (as Cucurbitaceae) (EPILCH) Host
Frankliniella occidentalis (as Cucurbitaceae) (FRANOC) Host
Leptoglossus australis (as Cucurbitaceae) (LEPLAU) Host
Liriomyza bryoniae (as Cucurbitaceae) (LIRIBO) Host
Liriomyza huidobrensis (LIRIHU) Host
* Shiao SF (2004) Morphological diagnosis of six Liriomyza species (Diptera: Agromyzidae) of quarantine importance in Taiwan. Applied Entomology and Zoology 39, 27-39.
------- Drom collection specimen.
Liriomyza sativae (LIRISA) Host
* Andersen A, Tran TTA, Nordhus E (2008) Distribution and importance of polyphagous Liriomyza species (Diptera, Agromyzidae) in vegetables in Vietnam. Norwegian Journal of Entomology 55, 149-164.
------- confirmed host. Reared from infested leaves collected in the field

* Gao Y, Reitz SR, Wei Q, Yu W, Zhang Z, Lei Z (2014) Local Crop Planting Systems Enhance Insecticide-Mediated Displacement of Two Invasive Leafminer Fly. PLoS ONE 9(3): e92625.

* Xu X, Schmidt TL, Liang J, Ridland PM, Chung J, Yang Q, Jasper M, Umina PA, Hoffmann AA (2022) Genome-wide SNPs of vegetable leafminer, Liriomyza sativae: insights into the recent Australian invasion. Evolutionary Applications, 1-12. doi: 10.1111/eva.13430
Liriomyza trifolii (LIRITR) Host
* Gao Y, Reitz SR, Wei Q, Yu W, Zhang Z, Lei Z (2014) Local Crop Planting Systems Enhance Insecticide-Mediated Displacement of Two Invasive Leafminer Fly. PLoS ONE 9(3): e92625.
Megalurothrips usitatus (MEGTUS) Host
* Reyes CP (1994) Thysanoptera (Hexapoda) of the Philippine Islands. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 42(2), 107-507.
Meloidogyne enterolobii (MELGMY) Host
* Bui HX, Gu M, Riva G, Dasaeger JA (2022) Meloidogyne spp. infecting Asian vegetables in central Florida, USA. Nematropica 52(1), 56-63.
------- as Luffa cylindrica.
Meloidogyne luci (MELGLC) Host
* Bellé C, Balardin RR, Ramos RF, Sobucki L, Gabriel M, Antoniolli ZI (2019) First report of Meloidogyne luci (Nematoda: Meloidogynidae) parasitizing Luffa cylindrica in Brazil. Plant Disease 103(10), 2695-2696.
------- In Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.
Myiopardalis pardalina (as Cucurbitaceae) (CARYPA) Host
Phenacoccus solenopsis (PHENSO) Host
Pratylenchus coffeae (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRATCO) Host
Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum (RALSPS) Host
* Lin CH, Tsai KC, Prior P, Wang JF (2014) Phylogenetic relationships and population structure of Ralstonia solanacearum isolated from diverse origins in Taiwan. Plant Pathology 63(6), 1395-1403.

* He Y, Chen Y, Zhang Y, Qin X, Wei X, Zheng D, Lin W, Li Q, Yuan G (2021) Genetic diversity of Ralstonia solanacearum species complex strains obtained from Guangxi, China and their pathogenicity on plants in the Cucurbitaceae family and other botanical families. Plant Pathology 70(6), 1445-1454.
------- as Luffa cylindrica.
Ralstonia solanacearum species complex (RALSSO) Host
* Lin CH, Tsai KC, Prior P, Wang JF (2014) Phylogenetic relationships and population structure of Ralstonia solanacearum isolated from diverse origins in Taiwan. Plant Pathology 63(6), 1395-1403.
Ricania speculum (RICASC) Host
Rotylenchulus reniformis (as Cucurbitaceae) (ROTYRE) Host
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 litura (as Cucurbitaceae) (PRODLI) 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.

* 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
Squash mosaic virus (as Cucurbitaceae) (SQMV00) Host
Thrips palmi (THRIPL) Host
* Duran IC, Mesa NC, Estrada EI (1999) [Life cyle of Thrips palmi (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and host plant registered in the Cauca Valley]. Revista Colombiana de Entomologia 25(3/4), 109-120 (in Spanish).

* 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.
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.2019.83.107
Tomato spotted wilt virus (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.
------- As Luffa cylindrica.
Zeugodacus cucumis (DACUCM) Host
Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV00) Host
* Tripathi S, Verma A, Kushwah SS, Verma R (2021) First report of occurrence of zucchini yellow mosaic virus in Luffa aegyptiaca in India. Journal of Plant Pathology 103, 1017. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42161-021-00836-y

* Wang DF, Wang JR, Cui, LY (2020) Molecular identification and phylogeny of cucumber mosaic virus and zucchini yellow mosaic virus co-infecting Luffa cylindrica L. in Shanxi, China. Journal of Plant Pathology 102, 477–487. https://doi.org/10.1007/s42161-019-00480-7
Bactrocera latifrons (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACULA) Major host
* McQuate GT, Liquido NJ (2013) Annotated World Bibliography of Host Fruits of Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Insecta Mundi. Paper 792. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/insectamundi/792
------- confirmed host
Serratia marcescens (as Cucurbitaceae) (SERRMA) Major host
Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus (TOLCND) Major host
* Sohrab SS, Mandal B, Pant RP, Varma A (2003) First report of association of Tomato leaf curl New Delhi virus with the yellow mosaic disease of Luffa cylindrica. Plant Disease 87(9), p 1148.
------- confirmed host (as L. cylindrica)
Zeugodacus cucurbitae (DACUCU) Major host
* De Meyer M, Delatte H, Mwatawala M, Quilici S, Vayssières JF, Virgilio M (2015) A review of the current knowledge on Zeugodacus cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Africa, with a list of species included in Zeugodacus. ZooKeys 540, 539-557. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.540.9672

* Leblanc L (2022) The dacine fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacini) of Oceania. Insecta Mundi 0948, 1-167. https://journals.flvc.org/mundi/article/view/131965/135549
------- As Luffa cylindrica.
Zeugodacus cucumis (as Cucurbitaceae) (DACUCM) Wild/Weed