EPPO Global Database

Ricinus communis(RIICO)

Pests

Organism Type
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
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu lato (XYLBFO) Host
* List of Trees Impacted by Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer (PHSB) in South Africa (2019-07) https://polyphagous-shot-hole-borer.co.za/pshb-tree-list-july-2019/
------- reproductive host in South Africa
Euwallacea fornicatus sensu stricto (as Ricinus) (EUWAWH) Host
* Smith SM, Gomez DF, Beaver RA, Hulcr J, Cognato AI (2019) Reassessment of the species in the Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) complex after the rediscovery of the ‘lost’ type specimen. Insects 10, 261. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10090261
------- As host of PSHB (polyphagous shot hole borer).
Euwallacea kuroshio (as Ricinus) (EUWAKU) Host
* Smith SM, Gomez DF, Beaver RA, Hulcr J, Cognato AI (2019) Reassessment of the species in the Euwallacea fornicatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) complex after the rediscovery of the ‘lost’ type specimen. Insects 10, 261. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10090261
Helicoverpa armigera (HELIAR) Host
* Cunningham JP, Zalucki MP (2014) Understanding heliothine (Lepidoptera: Heliothinae) pests: what is a host plant? Journal of Economic Entomology 107, 881–896.
Helopeltis bergrothi (HELOBE) Host
Helopeltis schoutedeni (HELOSC) Host
Homalodisca vitripennis (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.
Liriomyza sativae (LIRISA) Host
Melampsora euphorbiae (MELMEU) Host
Neocosmospora euwallaceae (FUSAEW) Host
Prodiplosis longifila (PRDILO) Host
Ralstonia solanacearum race 1 (PSDMS1) Host
Scirtothrips aurantii (SCITAU) Host
* Gilbert MJ (1990) Relative population levels of citrus thrips Scirtothrips aurantii on commercial citrus and adjacent bush. South African Journal of Zoology, 25, 72-76.
------- confirmed host.

* Mound LA, Palmer JM (1981) Identification, distribution and host-plants of the pest species of Scirtothrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 71, 467-479.

* Freebairn C (2008) South African citrus thrips in Australia – identity, pest status and control. Final Report: CT03022, Horticultural Australia Ltd., 202 pp.
------- considered as very poor host in experiments.
Scirtothrips dorsalis (SCITDO) 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
* Abdel-Salam FA, Elbadry EA, Abo Elghar MR, Hassan SM, Asal MA (1971) The effect of four host plants on the pupal development and adult fecundity of the cotton leafworm Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.). Zeitschrift fur Angewandte Entomologie 68(3), 326-330.

* Mohamed HA, Alkordy MW, Atta AA (2019) Effect of host plants on biology of Spodoptera littoralis (Boisd.). Egyptian Academic Journal of Biological Sciences 12(6), 65-73. 

* 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.

* Capinera JL (2017) Yellowstriped Armyworm, Spodoptera ornithogalli (Guenée) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida /IFAS Extension, EENY216, 4 pp. https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/IN/IN37300.pdf

* Comstock JA (1965) Ciclo biologico de Prodenia ornithogalli Guenée (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Serie Zoologia 36, 199-202.

* Crumb SE (1929) Tobacco cutworms. USDA Technical Bulletin 88, p 179.

* Heppner JB (2007) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Gainesville, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, p 670.

* Robinson GS, Ackery PR, Kitching IJ, Beccaloni GW, Hernández LM (2010) HOSTS - A Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Natural History Museum, London. http://www.nhm.ac.uk/hosts

* Tietz HM (1972) An index to the described life histories, early stages and hosts of the Macrolepidoptera of the continental United States and Canada, 536 pp.
Tetranychus evansi (TETREV) Host
* Ho CC, Wang SC, Chien YL (2005) [Field observation on two newly recorded spider mites in Taiwan.] Plant Protection Bulletin (Taipei) 47(4), 391-402
Tiracola plagiata (TIRAPL) Host
Tobacco streak virus (TSV000) Host
Tomato chlorosis virus (TOCV00) Host
* Mamoun Abdel-Salam AM, Rezk AA, Dawoud RA (2019) Biochemical, serological, molecular and natural host studies on Tomato chlorosis virus in Egypt. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciences 22, 83-94. https://doi.org/10.3923/pjbs.2019.83.111
Eotetranychus lewisi (EOTELE) Major host
* Guanilo AD, de Moraes GJ, Flechtmann CHW, Knapp M (2012) Phytophagous and fungivorous mites (Acari: Prostigmata, Astigmata) from Peru. International Journal of Acarology, 38: 120-134.

* McGregor EA (1950) Mites of the family Tetranychidae. American Midland Naturalist, 44: 257-420.

* Pritchard AE, Baker EW (1955) A revision of the spider mite family Tetranychidae.  Memoirs Series, San Francisco, Pacific Coast Entomological Society, 2: 472 p.
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (ARGPLE) Major host
Trialeurodes ricini (TRIARI) Major host