EPPO Global Database

Ripersiella hibisci(RHIOHI)

Hosts

Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Cuphea hyssopifolia (CPHHY) Major host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Hibiscus rosa-sinensis (HIBRS) Major host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Pelargonium x hortorum (PELZO) Major host
Phoenix canariensis (PHXCA) Major host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Serissa foetida (SSIFO) Major host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Cynodon dactylon (CYNDA) Wild/Weed
* Hara AH, Niino-DuPonte RY and Jacobsen CM (2001) Root mealybugs of quarantine significance in Hawaii. Insect pests IP-6. Cooperative Extension Service University of Hawaii, 4 pp. https://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/ip-6.pdf
Pisonia brunoniana (PISBR) Wild/Weed
* Cabral SK, Hara AH (2015) Efficacy of insecticides against root mealybugs in Pisonia brunoniana, 2012. Arthropod Management Tests 40(1),  G3, https://doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsv178
Areca (1ARMG) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Callistemon (1CLXG) Host
* NPPO of Italy: https://gd.eppo.int/reporting/article-7020
Camellia sinensis (CAHSI) Host
Carex (1CRXG) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Caryota mitis (CAWMI) Host
Celtis (1CETG) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Chamaedorea seifrizii (CMDSE) Host
* Jacobsen CM, Hara AH, Yogi JT (2001) Efficacy of spin out and bifenthrin impregnated pots against root mealybug, 1999. Arthropod Management Tests 26(1), G50.
Chamaerops humilis (CMEHU) Host
* NPPO of Italy : https://gd.eppo.int/reporting/article-7063
Crassula (1CSBG) Host
* Malumphy C, Robinson J (2004) Interception records of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai & Takagi (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae, Rhizoecina) in England and Wales, with a revised key to the Rhizoecus species recorded in Britain. Entomologists' Gazette 55, 121-126.
------- new host.
Crinum asiaticum (KRMAS) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Cryptanthus (1CWPG) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Dichorisandra thyrsiflora (DHATH) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Dieffenbachia (1DIFG) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Dieffenbachia maculata (DIFMA) Host
Ficus (1FIUG) Host
Ficus benjamina (FIUBE) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Goeppertia makoyana (CBAMA) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
------- as Calathea makoyama.
Hakonechloa macra (HKNMA) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Howea forsteriana (HOWFO) Host
Hydriastele (1HZDG) Host
Ligustrum ovalifolium (LIGOV) Host
Melaleuca citrina (CLXCI) Host
* NPPO of Spain (RS 2022/008)
Nerium oleander (NEROL) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Pelargonium (1PELG) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Phoenix (1PHXG) Host
Phoenix roebelenii (PHXRO) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Punica granatum (PUNGR) Host
* Malumphy C, Robinson J (2004) Interception records of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai & Takagi (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae, Rhizoecina) in England and Wales, with a revised key to the Rhizoecus species recorded in Britain. Entomologists' Gazette 55, 121-126.
------- new host.
Ravenea rivularis (RVNRI) Host
Rhapis (1RPJG) Host
* Hara AH, Cabral SK, Aoki KL (2013) Foliar and drench applications of insecticides against root mealybugs in containerized Rhapis palms, 2010. Arthropod Management Tests 38(1), G21
------- Rhapis robusta
Rhapis excelsa (RPJEX) Host
* Hu BK, Hara AH, Hata TY (1996) Hot water as a potential treatment against root mealybugs, Hawaii, 1995. Arthropod Management Tests 21(1), 382-383.

* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Rhododendron (1RHOG) Host
Rhododendron sp. (RHOSS) Host
* Malumphy C, Robinson J (2004) Interception records of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai & Takagi (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae, Rhizoecina) in England and Wales, with a revised key to the Rhizoecus species recorded in Britain. Entomologists' Gazette 55, 121-126.
------- new host.
Sabal (1SABG) Host
Sageretia thea (SGRTH) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.
Serissa (1SSIG) Host
Trachycarpus fortunei (TRRFO) Host
* NPPO of Italy : https://gd.eppo.int/reporting/article-7063
Ulmus (1ULMG) Host
Ulmus parvifolia (ULMPA) Host
* Malumphy C, Robinson J (2004) Interception records of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai & Takagi (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae, Rhizoecina) in England and Wales, with a revised key to the Rhizoecus species recorded in Britain. Entomologists' Gazette 55, 121-126.
------- new host.
Ulmus sp. (ULMSS) Host
* Malumphy C, Robinson J (2004) Interception records of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai & Takagi (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae, Rhizoecina) in England and Wales, with a revised key to the Rhizoecus species recorded in Britain. Entomologists' Gazette 55, 121-126.
------- new host.
Zelkova (1ZELG) Host
Zelkova serrata (ZELSE) Host
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.

* Malumphy C, Robinson J (2004) Interception records of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai & Takagi (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae, Rhizoecina) in England and Wales, with a revised key to the Rhizoecus species recorded in Britain. Entomologists' Gazette 55, 121-126.
------- new host.