EPPO Global Database

Musa x paradisiaca(MUBPA)

Pests

Organism Type
Rhynchophorus palmarum (as Musa) (RHYCPA) Experimental
* Wattanapongsiri, A. (1966) A revision of the Genera Rhynchophorus and Dynamis. Department of Agricultural Science Bulletin, Bangkok, Thailand.
Agrobacterium tumefaciens (AGRBTU) Host
Aleurocanthus woglumi (ALECWO) Host
* 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 destructor (ALEDDE) Host
Aleurodicus dispersus (ALEDDI) Host
* Boopathi T (2022) New host plants, natural enemy complex and newly distributed potential areas of exotic spiralling whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in India. Phytoparasitica 50(2), 335-357.
Aleurodicus dugesii (as Musa) (ALEDDU) Host
Amblypelta lutescens (AMBPLU) Host
Amblypelta lutescens (as Musa) (AMBPLU) Host
Aonidiella citrina (AONDCI) Host
Bactrocera dorsalis (DACUDO) Host
* Allwood AJ, Chinajariyawong A, Kritsaneepaiboon S, Drew RAI, Hamacek EL, Hancock DL, Hengsawad C, Jinapin JC, Jirasurat M, Krong CK, Leong CTS, Vijaysegaran S (1999) Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Southeast Asia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 47(7), 1-92.

* 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
Bactrocera tryoni (DACUTR) Host
* Hancock D, Hamacek EL, Lloyd AC, Elson-Harris MM (2000) The distribution and host plants of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Australia. Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 75 pp.

* Leblanc L, Vueti ET, Drew AI, Allwood AJ (2012) Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacini) in the Pacific islands. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Society 44, 11-53.
Banana bunchy top virus (as Musa) (BBTV00) Host
* Mpoki S, Mahuku G, Mbanzibwa DR, Mkamilo G, Mark D, Mosha H, Pallangyyo BD, Fihavango M, Oresanya A, Ogunsanya P, Kumar PL (2021) First report of banana bunchy top virus in banana and plantain (Musa spp.) in Tanzania. Plant Disease (early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-07-21-1387-PDN
Beastie the Bug (as Musa) (BEASTY) Host
Brevipalpus azores (as Musa) (BRVPAZ) Host
Brevipalpus yothersi (as Musa) (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
Ceratitis anonae (CERTAN) Host
* Nanga Nanga S, Hanna R, Fotso Kuate A, Fiaboe KK, Nchoutnji I, Ndjab M, Gnanvossou D, Mohamed SA, Ekesi S, Djieto-Lordon C (2022) Tephritid fruit fly species composition, seasonality, and fruit infestations in two central African agro-ecological zones. Insects 13(11), 1045. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13111045
Ceratitis capitata (CERTCA) Host
* Liquido NJ, Cunnigham RT, Nakagawa S (1990) Host plants of Mediterranean fruit fly on the island of Hawaii (1949-1985 survey). Journal of Economic Entomology 83(5),  1863-1878,
Ceroplastes stellifer (as Musa) (VINSST) Host
Chaetanaphothrips signipennis (as Musa) (SCITSI) Host
Chrysomphalus aonidum (CHRYFI) Host
Chrysomphalus aonidum (as Musa) (CHRYFI) Host
Colaspis hypochlora (COLAHY) Host
Colaspis hypochlora (as Musa) (COLAHY) Host
Corythauma ayyari (as Musa) (COTMAY) Host
Erwinia chrysanthemi (ERWICH) Host
Eutetranychus orientalis (EUTEOR) Host
Fusarium fujikuroi (as Musa) (GIBBFU) Host
Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (as Musa) (FUSACB) Host
* Magdama F, Monserrate-Maggi L, Serrano L, García Onofre J, Jiménez-Gasco MdM.(2020) Genetic diversity of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense, the Fusarium wilt pathogen of banana, in Ecuador. Plants. 9(9), 1133. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9091133
Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense Tropical race 4 (as Musa) (FUSAC4) Host
Hercinothrips bicinctus (as Musa) (HERCBI) Host
Lachnopus campechianus (as Musa) (LACPCA) Host
Lissachatina fulica (as Musa) (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.
Meloidogyne exigua (as Musa) (MELGEX) Host
Metamasius hemipterus (METAHE) Host
Nacoleia octasema (as Musa) (HEDYOC) Host
Odoiporus longicollis (as Musa) (ODOILO) Host
Papuana inermis (as Musa) (PAPUIN) Host
Papuana woodlarckiana (as Musa) (PAPUSE) Host
Paraleyrodes minei (as Musa) (PARYMI) Host
* Krishnappa C, Dubey AK, Verma A,, Mahapatro GK (2021) Occurrence of exotic whitefly, Paraleyrodes minei Iaccarino (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and other whitefly species on fruit crops in Maharashtra, India. 3 Biotech 11, p 264.
Pratylenchus coffeae (PRATCO) Host
Pratylenchus coffeae (as Musa) (PRATCO) Host
Pseudocercospora fijiensis (as Musa) (MYCOFI) Host
* Marin DH, Romero RA, Guzman M, Sutton TB (2003) Black Sigatoka: an increasing threat to banana cultivation. Plant disease 87(3), 208-222.
Pseudococcus calceolariae (PSECGA) Host
Pseudococcus comstocki (PSECCO) Host
Pyricularia oryzae (as Musa) (PYRIOR) Host
Radopholus similis (as Musaceae) (RADOSI) Host
Radopholus similis citrus race (as Musaceae) (RADOCI) Host
Ralstonia solanacearum race 2 (no longer in use) (as Musa) (PSDMS2) Host
Raoiella indica (RAOIIN) Host
* da Cruz WP, Souza MC, Lacerda JDA, Fonseca e Souza AIA, Silva PA, Cruz dos Santos E (2022) Occurrence of Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari, Tenuipalpidae) in the Southeast region of the state of Pará, Brazil. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41348-022-00659-8
------- Abundant numbers of specimens found on this plant.
Raoiella indica (as Musa) (RAOIIN) Host
Rhabdoscelus obscurus (SPPHOB) Host
Rotylenchulus reniformis (as Musa) (ROTYRE) Host
Scirtothrips aurantii (SCITAU) Host
* Mound LA, Palmer JM (1981) Identification, distribution and host-plants of the pest species of Scirtothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 71, 467-479.

* Nasseh OM, Mughni AAA (1990) Efficacy of chemical and natural insecticides for suppression of Scirtothrips aurantii (Faure) (Thripidae - Thysanoptera) causing banana fruit spotting disease in the Yemen Arab Republic. In: Proceedings, Integrated Pest Management in Tropical and Subtropical Cropping Systems, Frankfurt, 1990, pp. 749-756. Deutsche Landwirtschaftsgesellschaft, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
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 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
Stephanitis typica (STEPTY) Host
Telchin licus (CASTLI) Host
Telchin licus (as Musa) (CASTLI) Host
Tetranychus mexicanus (as Musa) (TETRME) Host
* Migeon A & Dorkeld F (2019). Spider Mites Web. A comprehensive database for the Tetranychidae.
http://www.montpellier.inra.fr/CBGP/spmweb [accessed September 2019]

* Moraes GJ de, Flechtmann CHW (1981) Ácaros fitófagos do Nordeste do Brasil. Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira 16(2), 177–186.
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (ARGPLE) Host
* EPPO PRA for Thaumatotibia leucotreta. EPPO, Paris. Available at https://gd.eppo.int/taxon/ARGPLE/documents
------- Musa paradisiaca var. sapientum listed by USDA (2010) as a host, but no other references can be found. Considered doubtful.

* USDA (2010) New pest response guidelines: false codling moth Thaumatotibia leucotreta. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine, Emergency and Domestic Programs, Riverdale, Maryland.
Thrips hawaiiensis (as Musa) (THRIHA) Host
Tiracola plagiata (as Musa) (TIRAPL) Host
Unaspis citri (UNASCI) Host
Zaprionus indianus (as Musa) (ZAPRIN) Host
Bactrocera musae (DACUMU) Major host
Banana bract mosaic virus (BBRMV0) Major host
Banana bunchy top virus (BBTV00) Major host
Banana mottling agent (BAMO00) Major host
Banana streak virus (BSV000) Major host
'Candidatus Phytoplasma noviguineense' (as Musa) (PHYPNO) Major host
* Miyazaki A, Shigaki T, Koinuma H, Iwabuchi N, Rauka GB, Kembu A, Saul J, Watanabe K, Nijo T, Maejima K, Yamaji Y (2018) ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma noviguineense’, a novel taxon associated with Bogia coconut syndrome and banana wilt disease on the island of New Guinea. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 68(1), 170-175.
Chaetanaphothrips signipennis (SCITSI) Major host
Dematophora bunodes (ROSLBU) Major host
Dematophora pepo (ROSLPE) Major host
Erionota thrax (ERNTTH) Major host
Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense (FUSACB) Major host
* Magdama F, Monserrate-Maggi L, Serrano L, García Onofre J, Jiménez-Gasco MdM.(2020) Genetic diversity of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. cubense, the Fusarium wilt pathogen of banana, in Ecuador. Plants. 9(9), 1133. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9091133
Haplobasidion musae (HAPBMU) Major host
Hercinothrips bicinctus (HERCBI) Major host
Nacoleia octasema (HEDYOC) Major host
Odoiporus longicollis (ODOILO) Major host
* Bhagat RC (2017) Coleopteran-fauna (Insecta) infesting fruit plantations in Jammu & Kashmir state (India): An annotated checklist and biodiversity. International Journal of Current Research in Biosciences and Plant Biology 4(2), 60-66. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcrbp.2017.402.008 
Opogona sacchari (OPOGSC) Major host
* Heppner JB, Pena JE, Glenn H (1987) The banana moth, Opogona sacchari (Bojer) (Lepidoptera: Tineidae), in Florida. Entomology Circular, Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services No. 293, 4pp.

* Oldham JN (1928) Hieroxestis subcervinella, Wlk., an enemy of the banana in the Canary Islands. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 19(2), 147-166. 
------- as Musa sapientum.
Pseudocercospora fijiensis (MYCOFI) Major host
* Marin DH, Romero RA, Guzman M, Sutton TB (2003) Black Sigatoka: an increasing threat to banana cultivation. Plant disease 87(3), 208-222.
Pseudocercospora musae (MYCOMU) Major host
Radopholus similis (RADOSI) Major host
Ralstonia solanacearum (RALSSL) Major host
* Wicker E, Grassart L, Coranson-Beaudu R, Mian D, Guilbaud C, Fegan M, Prior P (2007) Ralstonia solanacearum strains from Martinique (French West Indies) exhibiting a new pathogenic potential. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73(21), 6790-801. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00841-07

* Pardo JM, López-Alvarez D, Ceballos G et al. (2019) Detection of Ralstonia solanacearum phylotype II, race 2 causing Moko disease and validation of genetic resistance observed in the hybrid plantain FHIA-21. Tropical Plant Pathology 44, 371–379  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40858-019-00282-3
Ralstonia solanacearum race 2 (no longer in use) (PSDMS2) Major host
Ralstonia solanacearum species complex (RALSSO) Major host
* Blomme G, Dita M, Jacobsen KS, Pérez VL, Molina A, Ocimati W, Poussier S, Prior P (2017) Bacterial diseases of Bananas and Enset: current state of knowledge and integrated approaches toward sustainable management. Frontiers in Plant Science  8, 1290
------- confirmed host for R. syzygii subsp. celebesensis. 

* N'Guessan CA, Brisse S, Le Roux-Nio A-C, Poussier S, Koné D, Wicker E (2013) Development of variable number of tandem repeats typing schemes for Ralstonia solanacearum, the agent of bacterial wilt, banana Moko disease and potato brown rot. Journal of Microbiological Methods 92, 366-374.

* Pardo JM, López-Alvarez D, Ceballos G et al. (2019) Detection of Ralstonia solanacearum phylotype II, race 2 causing Moko disease and validation of genetic resistance observed in the hybrid plantain FHIA-21. Tropical Plant Pathology 44, 371–379  https://doi.org/10.1007/s40858-019-00282-3

* Safni I, Subandiyah S, Fegan M (2018) Ecology, Epidemiology and Disease Management of Ralstonia syzygii in Indonesia. Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 419
------- confirmed host for R. syzygii subsp. celebesensis.

* Wicker E, Grassart L, Coranson-Beaudu R, Mian D, Guilbaud C, Fegan M, Prior P (2007) Ralstonia solanacearum strains from Martinique (French West Indies) exhibiting a new pathogenic potential. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73(21), 6790-801. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00841-07
Ralstonia solanacearum species complex (as Musa) (RALSSO) Major host
* Blomme G, Dita M, Jacobsen KS, Pérez VL, Molina A, Ocimati W, Poussier S, Prior P (2017) Bacterial diseases of Bananas and Enset: current state of knowledge and integrated approaches toward sustainable management. Frontiers in Plant Science  8, 1290
------- confirmed host for R. syzygii subsp. celebesensis. 
Ralstonia syzygii (RALSSY) Major host
* Blomme G, Dita M, Jacobsen KS, Pérez VL, Molina A, Ocimati W, Poussier S, Prior P (2017) Bacterial diseases of Bananas and Enset: current state of knowledge and integrated approaches toward sustainable management. Frontiers in Plant Science  8, 1290
------- confirmed host for R. syzygii subsp. celebesensis. 

* N'Guessan CA, Brisse S, Le Roux-Nio A-C, Poussier S, Koné D, Wicker E (2013) Development of variable number of tandem repeats typing schemes for Ralstonia solanacearum, the agent of bacterial wilt, banana Moko disease and potato brown rot. Journal of Microbiological Methods 92, 366-374.

* Safni I, Subandiyah S, Fegan M (2018) Ecology, Epidemiology and Disease Management of Ralstonia syzygii in Indonesia. Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 419
------- confirmed host for R. syzygii subsp. celebesensis. 
Ralstonia syzygii (as Musa) (RALSSY) Major host
* Blomme G, Dita M, Jacobsen KS, Pérez VL, Molina A, Ocimati W, Poussier S, Prior P (2017) Bacterial diseases of Bananas and Enset: current state of knowledge and integrated approaches toward sustainable management. Frontiers in Plant Science  8, 1290
------- confirmed host for R. syzygii subsp. celebesensis. 

* Ray JD, Subandiyah S, Rincon-Florez VA, Prakoso AB, Mudita WI, Carvalhais LC, Markus JE, O'Dwyer CA, Drenth A (2021) Geographic expansion of banana blood disease in Southeast Asia. Plant Disease 105(10), 2792-2800. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-01-21-0149-RE
------- confirmed host.
Ralstonia syzygii subsp. celebesensis (RALSSC) Major host
* Safni I, Subandiyah S, Fegan M (2018) Ecology, epidemiology and disease management of Ralstonia syzygii in Indonesia. Frontiers in Microbiology 9, 419 https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.00419
------- confirmed host (PIV-10).

* Wicker E, Grassart L, Coranson-Beaudu R, Mian D, Guilbaud C, Fegan M, Prior P (2007) Ralstonia solanacearum strains from Martinique (French West Indies) exhibiting a new pathogenic potential. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73(21), 6790-801.
Ralstonia syzygii subsp. celebesensis (as Musa) (RALSSC) Major host
* Blomme G, Dita M, Jacobsen KS, Pérez VL, Molina A, Ocimati W, Poussier S, Prior P (2017) Bacterial diseases of Bananas and Enset: current state of knowledge and integrated approaches toward sustainable management. Frontiers in Plant Science  8, 1290
------- confirmed host for R. syzygii subsp. celebesensis. 
Sugarcane mosaic virus abaca mosaic strain (SCMVA0) Major host
Tiracola plagiata (TIRAPL) Major host
Trachysphaera fructigena (TRACFR) Major host
Xanthomonas vasicola pv. musacearum (as Musa) (XANTMU) Major host
* Studholme DJ, Wicker E, Muzemil Abrare S, Aspin A, Bogdanove A, Broders K, Dubrow Z, Grant M, Jones JB, Karamura G, Lang J, Leach J, Mahuku G, Valentine Nakato G, Coutinho T, Smith J, Bull CT (2020) Transfer of Xanthomonas campestris pv. arecae and X. campestris pv. musacearum to X. vasicola (Vauterin) as X. vasicola pv. arecae comb. nov. and X. vasicola pv. musacearum comb. nov. and Description of X. vasicola pv. vasculorum pv. nov. Phytopathology 110(6), 1153-1160. https://doi.org/10.1094/PHYTO-03-19-0098-LE
Gymnandrosoma aurantianum (as Musa) (ECDYAU) Non-host
* Adamski D, Brown JW (2001) Systematic revision of the Ecdytolopha group of genera (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Grapholitini) in the New World. Entomologica Scandinavica Supplement 58, 86 pp.
-----  The record for Musa originates from the description of Argyroploce torticornis published by Meyrick in 1931, but the specimens’ labels indicate collection on cocoa. Musa or Musa acuminata are repeated in many publications, but this is considered as an error perpetuated from Meyrick 1931.