EPPO Global Database

Lecanosticta acicola(SCIRAC)


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
Pinus palustris (PIUPA) Major host
* Siggers PV (1932) The brown-spot needle blight of longleaf pine seedlings. J. Forest. 30, 579–593.
------- confirmed host
Pinus sylvestris (PIUSI) Major host
Pinus (1PIUG) Host
Pinus arizonica (PIUPR) Host
Pinus canariensis (PIUCA) Host
Pinus caribaea (PIUCB) Host
Pinus contorta (PIUCN) Host
Pinus elliottii (PIUEL) Host
Pinus halepensis (PIUHA) Host
Pinus maximinoi (PIUMX) Host
Pinus mugo (PIUMU) Host
* Cleary M, Laas M, Iskay F, Denkhan R (2019) First report of Lecanosticta acicola on non‐native Pinus mugo in southern Sweden. Forest Pathology, e12507. https://doi.org/10.1111/efp.12507
------- Confirmed host.

* Raitelaitytė K, Markovskaja S, Paulauskas A, Hsiang T, Oszako T (2020) First molecular detection of Lecanosticta acicola from Poland on Pinus mugo. Forest Pathology, e12589. https://doi.org/10.1111/efp.12589
Pinus muricata (PIUMR) Host
Pinus nigra (PIUNI) Host
Pinus oocarpa (PIUOO) Host
Pinus patula (PIUPT) Host
Pinus pinaster subsp. escarena (PIUPI) Host
Pinus pinea (PIUPN) Host
Pinus radiata (PIURA) Host
* Ortíz de Urbina E, Mesanza N, Aragonés A, Raposo R, Elvira-Recuenco M, Boqué R, Patten C, Aitken J, Iturritxa E (2017) Emerging needle blight diseases in Atlantic Pinus ecosystems of Spain. Forests, 8, 1–18. https://doi.org/10.3390/f8010018
------- confirmed host. Preferred host in Northern Spain
Pinus strobus (PIUST) Host
* Wyka SA, McIntire CD, Smith C, Munck IA, Rock BN, Asbjornsen H, Broders KD (2018) Effect of climatic variables on abundance and dispersal of Lecanosticta acicola spores and their impact on defoliation on Eastern white pine. Phytopathology 108(4), 374-383.
Pinus taeda (PIUTD) Host
Pinus thunbergii (PIUTH) Host