EPPO Global Database

Phoenix dactylifera(PHXDA)

Pests

Organism Type
Coconut cadang-cadang viroid (CCCVD0) Doubtful host
* Imperial JS, Bautista RM, Randles JW (1985) Transmission of the coconut cadang-cadang viroid to six species of palm by inoculation with nucleic acid extracts. Plant Pathology 34, 391-401.
------- Significant uncertainty about its host status. Unconclusive experimental results. 
Phymatotrichopsis omnivora (PHMPOM) Experimental
* Anonymous (1960) Index of Plant Diseases in the United States. Agriculture Handbook no 165, USDA-ARS (US) 531 pp.

* Rogers CH (1942) Cotton root rot studies with special reference to sclerotia, cover crops, rotations, tillage, seeding rates, soil fungicides, and effects on seed quality. Texas Agricultural Experimental Station Bulletin, 614, 45.
------- as date palms. Only record by King and Loomis.  "Whether these infections were caused by more virile or pathogenic strains of the fungus in nature, or why in rare instances such monocotyledonous plants may become a host to the root-rot fungus is not definitely understood."
Anastrepha suspensa (ANSTSU) Host
* Windeguth DL von, Pierce WH, Steiner LF (1972) Infestations of Anastrepha suspensa in fruit on Key West, Florida. Florida Entomologist 56, 127-131.
Bactrocera dorsalis (DACUDO) Host
* Liquido NJ, McQuate GT, Birnbaum AL, Hanlin MA, Nakamichi KA, Inskeep JR, Ching AJF, Marnell SA, Kurashima RS (2019) A review of recorded host plants of oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera (Bactrocera) dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 3.1. Available online at: USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI), Edition 4.0.
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.
Bactrocera zonata (DACUZO) Host
* Allwood AL, Chinajariyawong A, Drew RAI, Hamacek EL, Hancock DL, Hengsawad C,  Jipanin JC, Jirasurat M, Kong Krong C, Kritsaneepaiboon S, Leong CTS, Vijaysegaran S (1999) Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Southeast Asia.  Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Supplement, 7, 1-92.
Ceratitis capitata (CERTCA) Host
* Liquido NJ, McQuate GT, Hanlin MA, Suiter KA (2020) Host plants of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), Version 4.0. Available online at: USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI), https://coffhi.cphst.org/
Coconut lethal yellowing phytoplasma (PHYP56) Host
Coconut lethal yellowing phytoplasma (as Phoenix) (PHYP56) Host
Fiorinia phantasma (FIORCO) Host
Haplaxius crudus (MYNDCR) Host
* Howard FW, Mead FW (1980) A survey of Auchenorrhyncha (Insecta: Homoptera) associated with palms in southern Florida. Tropical Agriculture 57(2), pp.145-153.
--------- Adult host.
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (PHENHI) Host
* Chang LWH, Miller CE (1996) Pathway Risk Assessment: Pink mealybug from the Caribbean. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture 61 pp.
Opogona sacchari (as Phoenix) (OPOGSC) Host
* van der Gaag DJ, van der Straten M, Ramel JM, Baufeld P , Schrader G (2013) Pest Risk Analysis for Opogona sacchari. Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority. 48 pp. Available at https://pra.eppo.int/pra/2823b66f-ce73-48eb-8272-082124412092.
------- intercepted in consignments of plants for planting.
Oryctes boas (ORYCBO) Host
Oryctes monoceros (ORYCMO) Host
Paysandisia archon (PAYSAR) Host
* Drescher J & Jaubert R (2003) Paysandisia archon continue sa progression. PHM Revue Horticole 445, 49-51.

* Sarto i Monteys V (2013) Paysandisia archon (Castniidae): description, biological cycle, behavior, host plants, symptoms and damages. Proceedings of AFPP – Palm Pest Mediterranean Conference, Nice (FR), 33-50. 
Raoiella indica (RAOIIN) Host
* Kholoud M. Alananbeh, Salah-EddinAraj, Haitham M, Al Taweel (2019) First record of Raoiella indica Hirst (Acari: Tenuipalpidae) in Jordan. International Journal of Acarology 45(4), 233-234, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/01647954.2019.1602165
------- confirmed host
Rhynchophorus phoenicis (RHYCPH) Host
Ripersiella hibisci (as Phoenix) (RHIOHI) Host
Scirtothrips citri (SCITCI) Host
* Bailey SF (1964) A revision of the genus Scirtothrips Shull (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Hilgardia 35, 329-362.
Tetranychus evansi (TETREV) Host
* Alatawi FJ, Kamran M (2018) Spider mites (Acari: Tetranychidae) of Saudi Arabia: two new species, new records and a key to all known species. Journal of Natural History, 52: 429-455.
Zaprionus indianus (ZAPRIN) Host
Cerataphis brasiliensis (CEATVA) Major host
Date palm brittle leaf agent (DPBL00) Major host
Diocalandra frumenti (DIOCFR) Major host
Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. albedinis (FUSAAL) Major host
* Louvet J, Bulit J, Toutain G, Rieuf P (1970) Le bayoud, fusariose vasculaire du palmier dattier, symptômes et nature de la maladie, moyens de lutte. Al-Awamia 35, 161-182.
Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (RHYCFE) Major host
* Esteban-Duran J, Yela JL, Beitia Crespo F & Jimenez Alvarez A (1998) [Exotic curculionids liable to be introduced into Spain and other EU countries through imported vegetables.] Boletín de Sanidad Vegetal, Plagas 24, 23 – 40 (in Spanish).
Rhynchophorus palmarum (RHYCPA) Major host
* de la Torre ARC, de la Torre JAA, Moya OM (2010) Biologia, habitos y manejo de Rhynchophorus palmarum. Boletin Tecnico no. 23, Centro de Investigación en Palma de Aceite, Cenipalma, Colombia, 53 pp.