EPPO Global Database

Rhododendron sp.(RHOSS)


Organism Type
Phytophthora lateralis (PHYTLA) Experimental
* Hoitink HA, Schmitthenner AF (1974) Relative prevalence and virulence of Phytophthora species involved in rhododendron root rot. Phytopathology 64, 1371–1374.
Anoplophora chinensis (as Rhododendron) (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.
Aphis citricidus (TOXOCI) Host
* Michaud JP (1998) A review of the literature on Toxoptera citricida (Kirkaldy) (Homoptera: Aphididae). Florida Entomologist 81(1), 37-61.

* Michaud JP (1998) A review of the literature on Toxoptera citricida (Kirkaldy) (Homoptera: Aphididae). Florida Entomologist 81(1), 37-61.
'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani' (PHYPSO) Host
* Quaglino F, Zhao Y, Casati P, Bulgari D, Bianco PA, Wei W, Davis RE (2013) ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma solani’, a novel taxon associated with stolbur- and bois noir-related diseases of plants. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology 63, 2879-2894.
Ceroplastes ceriferus (as Rhododendron) (CERPCE) Host
Choristoneura rosaceana (CHONRO) Host
* Schaffner JV Jr (1959) Microlepidoptera and their parasites reared from field collections in northeastern United States. Miscellaneous Publications of USDA No. 767, 97 pp.
Comstockaspis perniciosa (QUADPE) Host
* Ben-Dov Y, German V (2003) A systemic catalogue of the Diaspididae (armoured scale insects) of the world, subfamilies Aspidiotinae, Comstockiellinae and Odonaspidinae. Intercept Ltd, Andover UK, 1111 pp.
Orgyia leucostigma (as Rhododendron) (HEMELE) Host
* 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

* 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)
Orthotospovirus tomatomaculae (TSWV00) Host
* Parrella G, Gognalons P, Gebre-Selassie K, Vovlas C, Marchoux G (2003) An update of the host range of tomato spotted wilt virus. Journal of Plant Pathology 85(4), 227-264.
------- Confirmed host.
Phenacoccus peruvianus (PHENPR) Host
* von Ellenrieder N, Kinnee SA, Watson GW (2020) The bougainvillea mealybug, Phenacoccus peruvianus Granara de Willink, in Granara de Willink & Szumik, 2007 (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), an invasive species new to North America, with a description of the adult male and new host records. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 96(2), 59-72.
Phytophthora cinnamomi (as Ericaceae) (PHYTCN) Host
Phytophthora hedraiandra (as Rhododendron) (PHYTHD) Host
* Hejna M, Cerny K, Havrdova I, Mrazkova M (2014) First report of Phytophthora hedraiandra causing rhododendron dieback and root rot of common beech in the Czech Republic. Plant Disease 98(10), p 1434.

* Munda A, Zerjav M, Schoroers HJ (2007) Phytophthora hedraiandra on rhododendron in Slovenia. Plant Pathology 56(2), p 335.

* Schwingle BW, Smith JA, Blanchette RA, Gould S, Blanchette L, Pokorny J, Cohen SD (2006) First report of dieback and leaf lesions on Rhododendron sp. caused by Phytophthora hedraiandra in the United States. Plant Disease 90(1), p 109.
Phytophthora hibernalis (PHYTHI) Host
* Alvarez LA, Perez Sierra A, Garcia Jimenez J, Abad Campos P, Landeras E, Alzugaray R (2007) First report of leaf spot and twig blight of Rhododendron spp. caused by Phytophthora hibernalis in Spain. Plant Disease 91(7), 909.
Phytophthora kernoviae (as Rhododendron) (PHYTKE) Host
* Brasier CM, Beales PA, Kirk SA, Denman S, Rose J (2005) Phytophthora kernoviae sp. nov., an invasive pathogen causing bleeding stem lesions on forest trees and foliar necrosis of ornamentals in Britain. Mycological Research, 109(8), 853-859.
Ripersiella hibisci (RHIOHI) 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.
Ripersiella hibisci (as Rhododendron) (RHIOHI) Host
Scirtothrips dorsalis (SCITDO) Host
* Klassen W, Seal DR, Ciomperlik MA, Fieslemann DA (2008) The chilli thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis: current status in the Greater Caribbean Region. Proceeedings of the Caribbean food crops society,  44(1), 103-117.
Spodoptera ornithogalli (as Rhododendron) (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.

* Heppner JB (2007) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Gainesville, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, p 670.
Stephanitis pyrioides (as Rhododendron) (STEPPY) Host
* Garrison RR, Tobin PC (2022) Development of Azalea Lace Bug, Stephanitis pyrioides, on Susceptible and Resistant Rhododendron species in Western Washington. Journal of Economic Entomology 115(1), 233-239.
Stephanitis takeyai (as Ericaceae) (STEPTA) Host
Thrips hawaiiensis (as Rhododendron) (THRIHA) Host
Tylenchorhynchus claytoni (as Rhododendron) (TYLRCL) Host
Phytophthora ramorum (as Rhododendron) (PHYTRA) Major host
* Cave GL, Randall-Schadel B & Redlin SC (2008) Risk analysis for Phytophthora ramorum Werres, de Cock & Man in’t Veld, causal agent of sudden oak death, ramorum leaf blight, and ramorum dieback. US Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Raleigh, NC. 

* Grünwald NJ, LeBoldus JM & Hamelin RC (2019) Ecology and evolution of the sudden oak death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum. Annual Review of Phytopathology 57: 301-321.

* O’Hanlon R, Choiseul J, Corrigan M, Catarame T & Destefanis M (2016) Diversity and detections of Phytophthora species from trade and non-trade environments in Ireland. EPPO Bulletin 46(3), 594-602.

* Trippe A, Berghauer E & Osterbauer N (2008) A high troughput system for the detection of Phytophthora ramorum in susceptible plant species: a preliminary report. In: Frankel SJ, Kliejunas JT & Palmieri KM (2008) Proceedings of the Sudden Oak Death Third Symposium, General Technical Report PSW-GTR-214. US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station 214, 427-434. 

*USDA (2010) Phytophthora ramorum Werres, de Cock & Man in’t Veld. Pest Risk Assessment for Oregon. https://static1.squarespace.com/static/58740d57579fb3b4fa5ce66f/t/599dec4b2994ca3914cdde86/1503521868110/Pram_PRA_OR_11192010.pdf

* Werres S, Marwitz R, Man in’t Veld WA, De Cock AWAM, Bonants PJM, De Weerdt M, Themann K, Ilieva E & Baayen RP (2001) Phytophthora ramorum sp. nov., a new pathogen on Rhododendron and Viburnum. Mycological Research 105(10), 1155-1165.
Stephanitis takeyai (as Rhododendron) (STEPTA) Major host