EPPO Global Database

Psidium guajava(PSIGU)

Pests

Organism Type
Meloidogyne enterolobii (MELGMY) Experimental
* Carneiro RMDG, Moreira WA, Almeida MRA, Gomes ACMM (2001) [First record of Meloidogyne mayaguensis on guava in Brazil]. Nematologia Brasileira 25(2), 223-228.

* Brito JA, Stanley J, Cetintas R, Powers T, Inserra R, McAvoy G, Crow B, Dickson D (2004) Meloidogyne mayaguensis a new plant nematode species, poses threat for vegetable production in Florida. Annual international research conference on methyl bromide alternatives and emissions reductions. Conference proceedings. On-line available at www.mbao.org.
Rhynchophorus palmarum (RHYCPA) Experimental
* Hagley EAC (1965) On the life history and habits of the palm weevil, Rhynchophorus palmarum. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 58(1), 22-28.
------- Adult feeding on ripe fruit.

* Wattanapongsiri A (1966) A revision of the genera Rhynchophorus and Dynamis. Department of Agricultural Science Bulletin, Bangkok, Thailand.
Aleurocanthus spiniferus (ALECSN) Host
* Cioffi M, Cornara D, Corrado I, Jansen MGM & Porcelli F (2013) The status of Aleurocanthus spiniferus from its unwanted introduction in Italy to date. Bulletin of Insectology 66, 273-281.
Aleurocanthus woglumi (ALECWO) Host
Aleurodicus dispersus (ALEDDI) Host
Aleurothrixus floccosus (ALTHFL) Host
* Shih AT, Polaszek A, Dubey AK, Chen SP, Yang PS, Ko CC (2015): New species of Eretmocerus Haldeman (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) parasitizing Crenidorsum turpiniae (Takahashi) and Aleurothrixus floccosus (Maskell) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) from Taiwan, Journal of Natural History, DOI: 10.1080/00222933.2015.1075622
------- It causes serious damage on guava in Taiwan.
Aleurothrixus trachoides (ALTRTR) Host
Anastrepha ludens (ANSTLU) Host
* Baker AC, Stone WE, Plummer CC, McPhail M (1944) A review of studies on the Mexican fruitfly and related Mexican species. USDA Miscellaneous Publications, 155 pp.

* Birke A, Acosta E, Aluja M (2015) Limits to the host range of the highly polyphagous tephritid fruit fly Anastrepha ludens in its natural habitat. Bulletin of Entomological Research, doi:10.1017/S0007485315000711
------- Considered as a NON-HOST.

* Eskafi FM, Cunningham RT (1987) Host plants of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of economic importance in Guatemala. Florida Entomologist 70, 116-123.

* Herrera AL (1900) El gusano de la naranja. Boletin de la Sociedad Agrícola Mexicana 14, 61-69.

* Herrera AL (1908) The orange worm (Trypeta ludens). Journal of Economic Entomology 1, 169-174.

* Isaac J (1905) Report on the Mexican orange worm (Trypeta ludens) in Mexico. California State Horticulture Communications 428, 7-48.

* McPhail M, Bliss I (1933) Observations of the Mexican fruitfly and some related species in Cuernavaca, Mexico, in 1928 and 1929. USDA Circular 255, 1-24.

* Stone A (1942) The fruitflies of the genus Anastrepha. USDA Miscellaneous Publications 439, 112 pp.
Anastrepha obliqua (ANSTOB) Host
Anastrepha striata (ANSTST) Host
* Martins de Almeida LB, Coelho JB, Uchoa MA, Gisloti LJ (2019) Diversity of Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritoidea) and Their Host Plants in a Conservation Unit from Midwestern Brazil. Florida Entomologist, 102(3), 562-570. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.102.0333
------- confirmed host
Anoplophora chinensis (ANOLCN) Host
* Lim J, Jung S-Y, Lim J-S, Jang J, Kim K-M, Lee Y-M, Lee B-W (2014) A review of host plants of Cerambycidae (Coleoptera: Chrysomeloidea) with new host records for fourteen Cerambycids, including the Asian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis Motschulsky), in Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology 53(2), 111-133.

* Sjöman H, Östberg J & Nilsson J (2014) Review of host trees for the wood-boring pests Anoplophora glabripennis and Anoplophora chinensis: an urban forest perspective. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 40(3), 143–164.
Anoplophora chinensis (as Psidium) (ANOLCN) Host
* Sjöman H, Östberg J & Nilsson J (2014) Review of host trees for the wood-boring pests Anoplophora glabripennis and Anoplophora chinensis: an urban forest perspective. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry 40(3), 143–164.
Aonidiella citrina (AONDCI) Host
Austropuccinia psidii (PUCCPS) 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.
Bactrocera kandiensis (BCTRKA) Host
* Tsuruta K, White IM, Bandara HMJ, Rajapakse H, Sundaraperuma SAH, Kahawatta SBMUC, Rajapakse GBJP (1997) A preliminary notes on the host-plants of fruit flies of the tribe Dacini (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Sri Lanka. Esakia 37, 149-160.
Bactrocera latifrons (DACULA) 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.
------- Confirmed host in Asia.

* McQuate GT, Liquido NJ (2016) Provisional list of suitable host plants of Bactrocera (Bactrocera) latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 1.0. Available online at USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI). 
Bactrocera pyrifoliae (BCTRPY) Host
* Allwood AJ, 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 South East Asia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology suppl 7, 1-92. 
Brevipalpus yothersi (BRVPYO) Host
Ceratitis anonae (CERTAN) Host
* INTERNET
True Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of the Afrotropical Region. Ceratitis anonae. Specimens. http://projects.bebif.be/fruitfly/taxoninfo.html?id=56
------- Confirmed host.
Ceratitis capitata (CERTCA) Host
* De Meyer M., Copeland RS, Lux SA, Mansell M, Quilici S, Wharton R, White IM, Zenz NJ (2002) Annotated check list of host plants for Afrotropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of the genus Ceratitis. Zoologische Documentatie Koninklijk Museum voor Midden Afrika 27, 1-91.
Ceratitis fasciventris (CERTFA) Host
* INTERNET
True Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of the Afrotropical Region. Ceratitis fasciventris. Specimens. http://projects.bebif.be/fruitfly/taxoninfo.html?id=63
------- Confirmed host.
Ceratitis quilicii (CERTQI) Host
* De Meyer M, Mwatawala M, Copeland RS, Virgilio M (2016) Description of new Ceratitis species (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Africa, or how morphological and DNA data are complementary in discovering unknown species and matching sexes. European Journal of Taxonomy 233, 1-23. 
------- Confirmed host.
Ceratitis quinaria (CERTQU) Host
Ceratitis rosa (CERTRO) Host
* INTERNET
True Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of the Afrotropical Region. Ceratitis rosa. Specimens. http://projects.bebif.be/fruitfly/taxoninfo.html?id=62
------- Confirmed host.
Ceroplastes floridensis (as Psidium) (CERPFL) Host
Colletotrichum acutatum (COLLAC) Host
Dacus ciliatus (DACUCI) Host
* 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.
Dichocrocis punctiferalis (DICHPU) Host
Erthesina fullo (ERTNFU) Host
* Mi Q, Zhang J, Gould E, Chen J, Sun Z, Zhang F (2020) Biology, ecology, and management of Erthesina fullo (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): A review. Insects 11, 346. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11060346
Eutetranychus orientalis (EUTEOR) Host
Greenidea ficicola (GREEFI) Host
Gymnandrosoma aurantianum (ECDYAU) 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.
------- confirmed host.
Helopeltis antonii (HELOAN) Host
Homalodisca vitripennis (as Psidium) (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.
Icerya aegyptiaca (ICERAE) Host
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (PHENHI) Host
* Halaybeh M, Katbeh-Bader A (2010) The Pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green), a new pest in guava trees in Jordan. Cesa News. Centre for entomological studies Ankara 56: 67-71.
------- confirmed host in Jordan.

* Martins dos S. D, Fornazier MJ, Peronti ALBG, Culik MP, Souza CAS, Taques RC, Zanuncio Jr JS, Queiroz RB (2019) Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Brazil: recent spread, natural enemies, and new hosts. Florida Entomologist 102(2), 438-443.  https://doi.org/10.1653/024.102.0225
------- Confirmed host in Brazil.

Metamasius hemipterus (METAHE) Host
Paraleyrodes minei (PARYMI) Host
* Dubey AK (2019) Paraleyrodes minei Iaccarino (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) - a new invasive pest threat to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Phytoparasitica 47, 659-662.
Parasaissetia nigra (SAISNI) Host
Phenacoccus solenopsis (PHENSO) Host
Pseudotheraptus devastans (PSDTDE) Host
Pseudotheraptus wayi (PSDTWA) Host
Rotylenchus buxophilus (HELYBU) 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 littoralis (SPODLI) Host
* Salama HS, Dimetry NZ, Salem SA (1970) On the host preference and biology of the cotton leaf worm Spodoptera littoralis Bois. Zeitschrift für Angewandte Entomologie 67(1-4), 261–266.
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.

* Coto D, Saunders JL, Vargas-S CL, King ABS (1995) Plagas invertebradas de cultivos tropicales con énfasis em América Central-Um invetário. Turrialba, CATIE, 200 pp.
Tetranychus evansi (TETREV) Host
* Tuttle DM, Baker EW, Sales FM (1977) Spider mites (Tetranychidae: Acarina) of the state of Ceara, Brazil. International Journal of Acarology, 3: 1-8.
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (ARGPLE) Host
* Grové T, de Jager K, Theledi ML (2019) Fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) associated with fruit of the family Myrtaceae Juss. in South Africa. Crop Protection 116, 24-32.
------- Reared from field collected fruit.
Unaspis citri (UNASCI) Host
Zaprionus indianus (ZAPRIN) Host
Anastrepha fraterculus (ANSTFR) Major host
* Martins de Almeida LB, Coelho JB, Uchoa MA, Gisloti LJ (2019) Diversity of Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritoidea) and Their Host Plants in a Conservation Unit from Midwestern Brazil. Florida Entomologist, 102(3), 562-570. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.102.0333
------- confirmed host
Anastrepha sororcula (ANSTSO) Major host
Anastrepha suspensa (ANSTSU) Major host
* Anonymous (1966) [Host records for Tephritidae]. United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Economic Insect Report, 16, 32, 83, 225, 469, 498, 525, 556, 589, 652, 683, 712, 738, 818, 888, 965, 980, 1034, 1118, 1158.

* Anonymous (1968) [Host records for Tephritidae]. United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Economic Insect Report, 18, 54, 153, 260, 365, 452, 926, 950.

* Anonymous (1969) [Host records for Tephritidae]. United States Department of Agriculture Cooperative Economic Insect Report, 19, 607.

* Boykin LM. Shatters RG, Jr, Hall DG, Burns RE, Franqui RA (2006) Analysis of host preference and geographical distribution of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) using phylogenetic analyses of mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I DNA sequence data. Bulletin of Entomological Research 96, 457-469.

* Greene CT (1934) A revision of the genus Anastrepha based on a study of the wings and on the length of the ovipositor sheath (Diptera: Trypetidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 36, 127-179.

* McAlister LC Jr. (1936) Observations on the West Indian fruit fly at Key West in 1932-33. Journal of Economic Entomology 29, 440-445.

* McAlister LC, Jr, McCubbin WA, Pfaffman GA, Owrey WT, Taylor HG, Berryhill IW (1941) A study of the adult populations of the West Indian fruitfly in citrus plantings in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico Exp. Stn. Bull. 41, 16 pp.

* Seín F Jr (1933) Anastrepha (Trypetydae [sic], Diptera) fruit flies in Puerto Rico. Journal of the Department of  Agriculture of Puerto Rico, 17, 183-196.

* Stone A (1942) The fruitflies of the genus Anastrepha. United States Department of Agriculture Miscellaneous Publication, 439, 112 pp.

* Swanson RW, Baranowski RM (1972) Host range and infestation by the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae), in south Florida. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 271-273.

* Weems HV Jr (1965) Anastrepha suspensa (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Florida Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry, Entomology Circular 38, 4 pp.

* Whervin LW van (1974) Some fruitflies (Tephritidae) in Jamaica. PANS 20, 11-19.

* Windeguth DL von, Pierce WH, Steiner LF (1972) Infestations of Anastrepha suspensa in fruit on Key West, Florida. Florida Entomologist 56, 127-131.
Anastrepha turpiniae (ANSTTU) Major host
Anastrepha zenildae (ANSTZE) Major host
Bactrocera carambolae (BCTRCB) Major host
* Allwood AJ, 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 South East Asia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology suppl 7, 1-92.

*Almeida RD, Cruz KR, Miranda de Sousa MD, Vilar da Costa-Neto S, Ramos de Jesus-Barros C, Lima AL, Adaime R (2016) Frugivorous flies (Diptera: Tephritidae, Lonchaeidae) associated with fruit production on Ilha de Santana, Brazilian Amazon. Florida Entomologist 99(3):426-436.
------- confirmed host

* Liquido NJ, McQuate GT, Nakamichi KA, Kurashima RS, Birnbaum AL, Hanlin MA (2016) Provisional list of suitable host plants of carambola fruit fly, Bactrocera (Bactrocera) carambolae Drew & Hancock (Diptera: Tephritidae), Version 1.1. Available online at USDA Compendium of Fruit Fly Host Information (CoFFHI). 

* van Sauers-Muller A (2005) Host plants of the carambola fruit fly, Bactrocera carambolae Drew & Hancock (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Suriname, South America. Neotropical Entomology 34, 203-214.
Bactrocera caryeae (BCTRCR) Major host
* Ramani S, David KJ, Viraktamath CA, Kumar ARV (2008) Identity and distribution of Bactrocera caryeae (Kapoor) (Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae) - A species under the Bactrocera dorsalis complex in India. Biosystematica 2, 49-57.
Bactrocera correcta (BCTRCO) Major host
Bactrocera occipitalis (BCTROC) Major host
Bactrocera tryoni (DACUTR) Major 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.
Bactrocera zonata (DACUZO) Major host
* Duyck PF, David P, Pavoine S, Quilici S (2008) Can host-range allow niche differentiation of invasive polyphagous fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in La Réunion? Ecological Entomology 33(4), 439-452.
Coccus viridis (COCCVI) Major host
Icerya purchasi (ICERPU) Major host
Icerya seychellarum (ICERSE) Major host
Planococcus lilacinus (PLANLI) Major host