EPPO Global Database

Pyracantha coccinea(PYECO)


Organism Type
Chrysobothris mali (CHRBMA) Doubtful host
* Burke HE (1929) The Pacific Flathead Borer. Technical Bulletin - United States Department of Agriculture, Washington D.C., (83).
Saperda candida (as Pyracantha) (SAPECN) Doubtful host
* Linsley EG & Chemsak JA (1995) The Cerambycidae of North America, Part VII, No. 2: Taxonomy and Classification of the subfamily Lamiinae, Tribes Acanthocinini through Hemilophini. University of California Publications in Entomology 114, 292 pp.
-------- Pyracantha is reported as a host, but this needs to be verified (personal communication with B. Gill (2021).
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.
Anoplophora chinensis (as Pyracantha) (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.
Ceroplastes ceriferus (as Pyracantha) (CERPCE) Host
Comstockaspis perniciosa (as Pyracantha) (QUADPE) Host
Erwinia amylovora (ERWIAM) Host
* Bobev SG, Baeyen S, Crepel C, Maes M (2004) First report of fire blight caused by Erwinia amylovora on Pyracantha coccinea in Bulgaria. Plant Disease 88(4), 427.

* Bobev SG, Maes M, van Vaerenbergh J, Tahzima R (2010) Fire blight spread in Bulgaria and characteristics of the pathogen Erwinia amylovora. Acta Horticulturae no. 896, 133-140.

* Bastas KK (2012) First report of Erwinia amylovora on firethorn (Pyracantha coccinea) and mountainash (Sorbus sp.) in Turkey. Plant Disease 96(12),  p 1818.

* Van der Zwet, Keil HL (1979) Fire blight: a bacterial disease of rosaceous Plants. USDA Handbook no. 510. USDA, Washington (US), 200 p.
Erwinia amylovora (as Pyracantha) (ERWIAM) Host
* Taylor RK, Guilford PJ, Clark RG, Hale CN, Forster RLS (2001) Detection of Erwinia amylovora in plant material using novel polymerase chain reaction (PCR) primers. New Zealand Journal of Crop and Horticultural Science 29, 35-43.
Grapholita packardi (as Pyracantha) (LASPPA) Host
Homalodisca vitripennis (HOMLTR) Host
* Turner WF, Pollard HN (1959) Life histories and behavior of five insect vectors of phony peach disease. United States Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin 1188, 28 pp.
-------- Feeding host.
Luperomorpha xanthodera (as Pyracantha) (LUPMXA) Host
Orgyia leucostigma (as Pyracantha) (HEMELE) Host
* Wallner WE & McManus KA (1989) Proceedings, Lymantriidae: a comparison of features of New and Old World tussock moths; 1988 June 26-July 1; New Haven, CT. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-123. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 554 p. https://doi.org/10.2737/NE-GTR-123

* Heppner JB (2003) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Volume 17 of Arthropods of Florida and neighboring land areas. Division of Plant Industry. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Gainesville, Florida. 670 pp
Orgyia leucostigma (HEMELE) Major host
* Kimball CP (1965) The Lepidoptera of Florida: an annotated checklist. Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas volume 1. Division of Plant Industry, State of Florida Department of Agriculture, Florida, Gainesville, Florida, 1-363

* Barnard EL & Dixon WN (1983) Insects and diseases: Important problems of Florida’s forest and shade tree resources. Florida Forest Service Bulletin No. 196-A. 102 pp.

* Robinson GS, Ackery PR, Kitching IJ, Beccaloni GW & Hernández LM (2010) HOST - A database of the world's Lepidopteran hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. https://www.nhm.ac.uk (Accessed on 7 December 2020 and 21 March 2021)