EPPO Global Database

Myrtus communis(MYVCO)

Pests

Organism Type
Austropuccinia psidii (PUCCPS) Host
* Glen M, Alfenas AC, Zauza EAV, Wingfield MJ, Mohammed C (2007) Puccinia psidii: a threat to the Australian environment and economy - a review.  Australasian Plant Pathology 36, 1-16.

* Toome-Heller M, H, WWH, Ganley R.J, Elliott CEA, Quinn B, Pearson HG & Alexander BJR (2020) Chasing myrtle rust in New Zealand: host range and distribution over the first year after invasion. Australasian Plant Pathology (2020). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13313-020-00694-9
------- Confirmed host.

* Zambino PJ, Nolan PA (2011) First report of rust caused by Puccinia psidii on paperbark Melaleuca quinquenervia in California. Plant Disease 95(10), p 1314.
'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani' (PHYPSO) Host
* Prota VA, Garau R, Paltrinieri S, Botti S, Nahdi S, Calari A, Sechi A, Bertaccini A (2007) Molecular identification of phytoplasmas infecting  myrtle plantations in Sardinia (Italy). Bulletin of Insectology 60 (2), 383-384
Epiphyas postvittana (TORTPO) Host
Homalodisca vitripennis (HOMLTR) Host
* Hoddle MS, Triapitsyn SV, Morgan DJW (2003) Distribution and plant association records for Homalodisca coagulata (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist 86(1), 89-91.
Parasaissetia nigra (SAISNI) Host
* Ülgentürk S, Ercan C, Yaşar B, Kaydan MB (2022) Checklist of Turkish Coccoidea (Hemiptera: Sternorryncha) species. Trakya University Journal of Natural Sciences 23(Special Issue), S113-S129. https://doi.org/10.23902/trkjnat.1123152
Xylella fastidiosa (XYLEFA) Host
* Commission database of host plants found to be susceptible to Xylella fastidiosa in the Union Territory (update 12 of 2019-04-11).
------- As X. fastidiosa subsp. multiplex and X. fastidiosa subsp. pauca.
Xylella fastidiosa subsp. multiplex (XYLEFM) Host
* Commission database of host plants found to be susceptible to Xylella fastidiosa in the Union Territory (update 12 of 2019-04-11).
Xylella fastidiosa subsp. pauca (XYLEFP) Host
* Commission database of host plants found to be susceptible to Xylella fastidiosa in the Union Territory (update 12 of 2019-04-11).
Scirtothrips citri (as Myrtus) (SCITCI) Wild/Weed
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.