EPPO Global Database

Tsuga mertensiana(TSUME)

Pests

Organism Type
Melampsora medusae (MELMME) Experimental
* Pinon J (1986) Situation de Melampsora medusae en Europe. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 16, 547-551.
------- infection reported after following inoculation studies.
Melampsora medusae (as Tsuga) (MELMME) Experimental
* Pinon J (1986) Situation de Melampsora medusae en Europe. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 16, 547-551.
------- infection reported after following inoculation studies.
Melampsora medusae f. sp. deltoidis (MELMMD) Experimental
* Pinon J (1986) Situation de Melampsora medusae en Europe. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 16, 547-551.
------- infection reported after following inoculation studies.
Melampsora medusae f. sp. deltoidis (as Tsuga) (MELMMD) Experimental
* Pinon J (1986) Situation de Melampsora medusae en Europe. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 16, 547-551.
------- infection reported after following inoculation studies.
Arceuthobium abietinum (AREAB) Host
* Mathiasen R (2002) First report of white fir dwarf mistletoe on mountain hemlock. Plant Disease 86, 1274.
------- Arceuthobium abietinum subsp. abietinum.
Arceuthobium laricis (as Tsuga) (ARELA) Host
Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (as Tsuga) (BURSXY) Host
Chionaspis pinifoliae (as Tsuga) (PHECPI) Host
* INTERNET
ScaleNet. Chionaspis pinifoliae. http://scalenet.info/catalogue/Chionaspis%20pinifoliae/
Choristoneura fumiferana (as Tsuga) (CHONFU) Host
Coniferiporia weirii (as Pinaceae) (INONWE) Host
Gnathotrichus sulcatus (as Pinaceae) (GNAHSU) Host
Heterobasidion irregulare (as Tsuga) (HETEIR) Host
Leptoglossus occidentalis (as Tsuga) (LEPLOC) Host
Melampsora farlowii (as Tsuga) (MELMFA) Host
Monochamus scutellatus (as Tsuga) (MONCST) Host
* Akbulut S, Stamps WT (2012) Insect vectors of the pinewood nematode: a review of the biology and ecology of Monochamus species. Forest Pathology 42(2), 89-99. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1439-0329.2011.00733.x

* Lindquist EE, Wu KW (1991) Review of mites of the genus Mucroseius (Acari, Mesostigmata, Ascidae) associated with sawyer beetles (Cerambycidae, Monochamus and Mecynippus) and pine wood nematodes Aphelenchoididae, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (Steiner And Buhrer) Nickle, with descriptions of 6 new species from Japan and North-America, and notes on their previous misidentification. Canadian Entomologist 123(4), 875-927.
Phytophthora cinnamomi (as Pinaceae) (PHYTCN) Host
Polygraphus proximus (as Tsuga) (POLGPR) Host
Arceuthobium tsugense (ARETS) Major host
* Hawksworth FG, Wiens D (1996) Dwarf mistletoes: Biology, pathology, and systematics. USDA - Forest Service. Agriculture Handbook 709, 429 pp.
------- Principal host for A. tsugense subsp. mertensianae and rare host of A. tusgense subsp. tsugense.

* Oblinger BW (2021) Susceptibility of sugar pine, Shasta red fir and Sierra lodgepole pine to mountain hemlock dwarf mistletoe (Arceuthobium tsugense subsp. mertensianae, Viscaceae) in south central Oregon. Forest Pathology, e12693. https://doi.org/10.1111/efp.12693
Coniferiporia weirii (INONWE) Major host
Lambdina fiscellaria (as Tsuga) (LAMBFI) Major host
* Maine Forest Service (2001) Hemlock looper Lambdina fiscellaria (Gn.). Maine Department of Conservation. https://www.maine.gov/dacf/mfs/forest_health/insects/hemlock_looper.htm 
------- Lambdina fiscellaria fiscellaria
Orgyia leucostigma (as Tsuga) (HEMELE) Major host
* Dedes J (2014) Whitemarked tussock moth (Orgyia leucostigma). Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Great Lakes Forestry Centre, Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Insect Production Services 2 p. https://cfs.nrcan.gc.ca/publications?id=35692
Sirococcus tsugae (SIROTS) Major host
* Rossman AY, Castlebury LA, Farr DF, Stanosz GR (2008) Sirococcus conigenus, Sirococcus piceicola sp. nov. and Sirococcus tsugae sp. nov. on conifers: anamorphic fungi in the Gnomoniaceae, Diaporthales. Forest Pathology 38, 47-60.