EPPO Global Database

Yucca gigantea(UCCEP)

Pests

Organism Type
Aonidiella citrina (as Yucca) (AONDCI) Host
Opogona sacchari (as Yucca) (OPOGSC) Host
* Heppner JB, Pena JE, Glenn H (1987) The banana moth, Opogona sacchari (Bojer) (Lepidoptera: Tineidae), in Florida. Entomology Circular, Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services No. 293, 4pp.

* Łabanowski GS (1999) Occurrence and chemical control of introduced ornamental glasshouse pests in Poland. EPPO Bulletin 29, 73-76. 

* Veenenbos JAJ (1981) Opogona sacchari, a Pest Risk from imports of ornamental plants of tropical origin. EPPO Bulletin, 11(3), 235-237.
Scyphophorus acupunctatus (SCYPIN) Host
* Cuervo-Parra JA, Pérez-España VH, López Pérez PA, Morales-Ovando MA, Arce-Cervantes O, Aparicio-Burgos JE, Romero-Cortes T (2019) Scyphophorus acupunctatus (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae): a weevil threatening the production of agave in Mexico. Florida Entomologist 102(1), 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.102.0101
------- As Yucca elephantipes.

* Riba i Flinch JM, Alonso Zarazaga MA (2007) [The agave snout weevil or sisal weevil, Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal, 1838 (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae): first record from the Iberian Peninsula]. Boletín Sociedad Entomológica Aragonesa 41, 419-422 (in Spanish).
------- As Yucca elephantipes.
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 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.

* Heppner JB (2007) Lepidoptera of Florida. Part 1. Introduction and catalog. Gainesville, Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services, p 670.
Opogona sacchari (OPOGSC) Major host
* Łabanowski GS (1999) Occurrence and chemical control of introduced ornamental glasshouse pests in Poland. EPPO Bulletin 29, 73-76. 
------- as Yucca elephantipes.