EPPO Global Database

Vaccinium corymbosum(VACCO)

Pests

Organism Type
Peach rosette mosaic virus (PRMV00) Experimental
Scirtothrips aurantii (SCITAU) Experimental
* Garms BW, Mound LA, Schellhorn NA (2013) Polyphagy in the Australian population of South African citrus thrips (Scirtothrips aurantii Faure). Australian Journal of Entomology, 52, 282-289. 
------- confirmed host in laboratory experiments.
Agrobacterium tumefaciens (as Vaccinium) (AGRBTU) Host
Anoplophora chinensis (ANOLCN) Host
* NPPO of Croatia (2019-06) EPPO Reporting Service 2020/219. Update on the situation of Anoplophora chinensis in Croatia. https://gd.eppo.int/reporting/article-6897
Anoplophora chinensis (as Vaccinium) (ANOLCN) Host
* Fujiwara-Tsujii N, Yasui H, Wakamura S, Hashimota I, Minamishima M (2012) The white-spotted longicorn beetle, Anoplophora malasiaca (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae), with a blueberry as host plant, utilizes host chemicals for male orientation. Applied Entomology and Zoology 47, 103–110. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13355-012-0095-9
Anthonomus signatus (as Vaccinium) (ANTHSI) Host
Cacoecimorpha pronubana (TORTPR) Host
* Easterbrooke MA (1986) Damage to blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum) by Cacoecimorpha pronubana (Hübner). Entomologist’s Record and Journal of Variation 98, 218.
'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani' (PHYPSO) Host
* Marcone C, Bellardi MG, Bertaccini A (2016) Phytoplasma diseases of medicinal and aromatic plants.  Journal of Plant Pathology 98(3), 379-404.
Ceratitis capitata (CERTCA) Host
* Vaccaro NC, Bouvet JP (2006) Presence of Ceratitis capitata (Wied.) and Anastrepha fraterculus (Wied.) in blueberries (Vaccinium spp.) of the Department of Concordia, Entre Ríos and in the Department of Curuzú Cuatía, Corrientes, Argentina [poster]. In 7th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, Salvador, Brazil, 10-15. September, 2006.
Ceroplastes ceriferus (as Vaccinium) (CERPCE) Host
Cherry leaf roll virus (as Vaccinium) (CLRV00) Host
Chloridea virescens (HELIVI) Host
* Narrea M, Huanuqueño E, Dilas-Jiménez J, Vergara J (2022) Management of Chloridea virescens (Noctuidae) in blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum L.) to promote sustainable cultivation in Peru: A Review. Peruvian Journal of Agronomy 6(1), 78-92.
Choristoneura rosaceana (CHONRO) Host
* Chapman PJ, Lienk SE (1971) Tortricid fauna of apple in New York (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae); including an account of apple's occurrence in the state, especially as a naturalized plant. Special Publication Geneva, NY, New York Agricultural Experiment Station, 122 pp.
Chrysobothris mali (as Vaccinium) (CHRBMA) Host
* Cahill D (2020) Controlling Pacific Flathead Borer in Agricultural Crops. Organic Farmer. Retrieved from https://organicfarmermag.com/2020/07/controlling-pacific-flathead-borer-in-agricultural-crops/


* UC IPM Pest Management Guidelines: Blueberry. UC ANR Publication 3542. Oakland, CA. Retrieved from https://www2.ipm.ucanr.edu/agriculture/blueberry/Pacific-flatheaded-borer/
Conotrachelus nenuphar (CONHNE) Host
* Hernandez-Cumplido J, Leskey TC, Holdcraft R, Zaman FU, Hahn NG, Rodriguez-Saona C (2017) Tempo-spatial dynamics of adult plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) based on semiochemical-baited trap captures in blueberries. Environmental Entomology 46(3), 674-684.
------- Confirmed host in New Jersey (US).

* Rodriguez-Saona C, Nielsen A, Shapiro-Ilan D, Tewari S, Kyryczenko-Roth V, Firbas N, Leskey T (2019) Exploring an odor-baited "trap bush" approach to aggregate plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) injury in blueberries. Insects 10(4) 113. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10040113
------- Confirmed host in New Jersey (US).
Diaporthe vaccinii (as Vaccinium) (DIAPVA) Host
Epiphyas postvittana (as Vaccinium) (TORTPO) Host
Exomala orientalis (as Vaccinium) (ANMLOR) Host
* Alm SR, Villani MG, Roelofs W (1999) Oriental beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae): current distribution in the United States and optimization of monitoring traps. Journal of Economic Entomology, 92(4), 931-935.
Frankliniella occidentalis (as Vaccinium) (FRANOC) Host
* Ortiz JA, Infante F, Rodriguez D, Toledo-Hernandez RA (2020) Discovery of Scirtothrips dorsalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in blueberry fields of Michoacan, Mexico. Florida Entomologist 103(3), 408-410. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.103.0316
Grapholita packardi (LASPPA) Host
* Vergeer T (1954) The cherry fruitworm (Grapholitha packardi) as a blueberry pest in Michigan. Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station Quarterly Bulletin No. 36, 370-373.

* Wise JC, Vander Poppen R, Isaacs R (2009) Control of cranberry fruitworm and cherry fruitworm, 2008. Arthropod Management Tests 34, 4 pp. doi: 10.4182/amt.2009.C10
------- Chemical control trials in Vaccinium corymbosum plots.
Grapholita packardi (as Vaccinium) (LASPPA) Host
* Brown JW (2022) A review of host plants for the tortricid tribe Grapholitini, with a synopsis of host utilization by genus (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Insecta Mundi 0944, 1 –75.

* Vergeer T (1954) The cherry fruitworm (Grapholitha packardi) as a blueberry pest in Michigan. Michigan Agricultural Experiment Station Quarterly Bulletin No. 36, 370-373.
Halyomorpha halys (as Vaccinium) (HALYHA) Host
Lasiodiplodia theobromae (PHYORH) Host
* Rodríguez-Gálvez E, Hilário S, Lopes A, Alves A (2020) Diversity and pathogenicity of Lasiodiplodia and Neopestalotiopsis species associated with stem blight and dieback of blueberry plants in Peru. European Journal of Plant Pathology 157(1),89-102.
-------confirmed host.
Longidorus diadecturus (as Vaccinium) (LONGDI) Host
* Allen WR, Van Schagen JG, Eveleigh ES (1982) Transmission of peach rosette mosaic virus to peach, grape, and cucumber by Longidorus diadecturus obtained from diseased orchards in Ontario. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 4, 16–18.

* Allen WR, Van Schagen JG, Ebsary BA (1984) Comparative transmission of the peach rosette mosaic virus by Ontario populations of Longidorus diadecturus and Xiphinema americanum (Nematoda: Longidoridae). Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology 6, 29–32.
Naupactus xanthographus (as Vaccinium) (NAUPXA) Host
* Rocca M and Greco N (2011) Diversity of herbivorous communities in blueberry crops of different regions of Argentina, Community and Ecosystem Ecology, 40, 247- 259.
------- larval feeding on roots.

* Sinavimo (2019) Naupactus xanthographus Sistema Nacional Argentino de Vigilancia y Monitoreo de plagas. Available at: https://www.sinavimo.gov.ar/plaga/naupactus-xanthographus
------- on leaves and roots.
Neopestalotiopsis rosae (NPESRS) Host
Rodríguez-Gálvez E, Hilário S, Lopes A, Alves A (2020) Diversity and pathogenicity of Lasiodiplodia and Neopestalotiopsis species associated with stem blight and dieback of blueberry plants in Peru. European Journal of Plant Pathology 157(1), 89-102.
------- confirmed host.
Oemona hirta (as Vaccinium) (OEMOHI) Host
* ClearwaterJ JR (1981) Lemon tree borer, Oemona hirta (Fabricius), life cycle. New Zealand Department of Scientific and Industrial Research Information Series no. 105(33), 1-3.
------- As blueberries (in general).
Phlyctinus callosus (PHLYCA) Host
* Bredenhand E, Hoorn A, van May F, Ferreira T, Johnson S (2010) Evaluation of techniques for monitoring banded fruit weevil, Phlyctinus callosus (Schoenherr) (Coleoptera:Curculionidae), infestation in blueberry orchards. African Entomology 18(1), 205‐209.
Phytophthora cinnamomi (PHYTCN) Host
* Paez Sanchez JI, Vega Guillen JM, Orta Cordero S (2019) La podredumbre radical ocasionada por Phytophthora cinnamomi, una importante enfermeded de los arandanos detectada en Huelva. Phytoma-Espana no. 308, 52-55.

* Shands AC, Yamagata JS, Wright AF, Miles TD (2016) First report of Phytophthora cinnamomi causing root rot of Southern highbush blueberry in California. Plant Disease 100(2), p 537.
Phytophthora cinnamomi (as Ericaceae) (PHYTCN) Host
Phytophthora ramorum (as Vaccinium) (PHYTRA) Host
* 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.
Pochazia shantungensis (as Vaccinium) (POCZSH) Host
* Kim DH, Kim HH, Yang CR, Kang T.J, Yun JB, Seo MH (2016) Characteristic of oviposition and effect of density suppression by yellow-colored sticky trap on Ricania shantungensis (Hemiptera: Ricaniidae) in blueberry. The Korean Journal of Pesticide Science 20 (4), 281–285 (In Korean with English abstract).
------- as "blueberry", no species mentioned.
Popillia japonica (POPIJA) Host
* Fleming WE (1972) Biology of the Japanese beetle. Technical Bulletin, Agricultural Research Service, USDA no 1449, 129 pp.
Popillia japonica (as Vaccinium) (POPIJA) Host
* INTERNET
Regione Lombardia. Servizio fitosanitario. Organismi nocivi. Popillia japonica. Specie particolarmente sensibili a Popillia japonica. https://www.regione.lombardia.it/wps/wcm/connect/64dfeeea-c26a-4bf1-995d-660f87136d87/Specie+sensibili+Popillia+japonica+2020.pdf?MOD=AJPERES&CACHEID=ROOTWORKSPACE-64dfeeea-c26a-4bf1-995d-660f87136d87-nbxAUOb
Pucciniastrum minimum (as Vaccinium) (THEKMI) Host
Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum (RALSPS) Host
* Norman DJ, Bocsanczy AM, Harmon P, Harmon CL, Khan A (2018) First report of bacterial wilt disease caused by Ralstonia solanacearum on blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum) in Florida. Plant Disease 102(2), p 438.
Ralstonia solanacearum (RALSSL) Host
* Norman DJ, Bocsanczy AM, Harmon P, Harmon CL, Khan A (2018) First report of bacterial wilt disease caused by Ralstonia solanacearum on blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum) in Florida. Plant Disease 102(2), p 438.
Ralstonia solanacearum species complex (RALSSO) Host
* Norman DJ, Bocsanczy AM, Harmon P, Harmon CL, Khan A (2018) First report of bacterial wilt disease caused by Ralstonia solanacearum on blueberries (Vaccinium corymbosum) in Florida. Plant Disease 102(2), p 438.
------- host of Phylotype I (R. pseudosolanacearum) and Phylotype II (R. solanacearum).
Rhagoletis mendax (as Vaccinium) (RHAGME) Host
Scirtothrips aurantii (as Vaccinium) (SCITAU) Host
* NPPO of Spain. EPPO Reporting Service 2021/008. Available at https://gd.eppo.int/reporting/article-6947.
------- detected during official surveys.
Scirtothrips citri (SCITCI) Host
* Haviland DR, Rill SM and Morse JG (2009) Southern highbush blueberries are a new host for Scirtothrips citri (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in California. Florida Entomologist, 92, 147–149.
------- confirmed host 

* Haviland DR, Rill SM and Morse JG (2016.)Impact of citrus thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on growth and productivity of highbush blueberries in California. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109: 2454-2462
---- note that Southern highbush blueberrie is a hybrid: Vaccinium corymbosum x Vaccinium darrow
Scirtothrips dorsalis (SCITDO) Host
*  Panthi B, Liburd O, Lahiri S, Rhodes E (2020) Efficacy test of various insecticides to control Scirtothrips dorsalis in southern highbush blueberries. Arthropod Management Tests 45: 1–3.

* Panthi BR, Renkema JM, Lahiri S, Liburd OE (2021) The short-range movement of Scirtothrips dorsalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and rate of spread of feeding injury among strawberry plants. Environmental Entomology, 50(1), 12–18, https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa149
Scirtothrips dorsalis (as Vaccinium) (SCITDO) Host
* Ortiz JA, Infante F, Rodriguez D, Toledo-Hernandez RA (2020) Discovery of Scirtothrips dorsalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) in blueberry fields of Michoacan, Mexico. Florida Entomologist 103(3), 408-410. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.103.0316
------- confirmed 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.
Stephanitis pyrioides (STEPPY) Host
Stephanitis takeyai (as Ericaceae) (STEPTA) Host
Thrips palmi (as Vaccinium) (THRIPL) Host
* Zamora Landa AI, Lemus Soriano BA, Cambero Campos OJ, Pinedo-Escatel JA (2021) Nuevos registros de trips y daños asociados a blueberries y zarzamora en el Estado de Michoacán, México. Southwestern Entomologist 45(4), 1165-1170.
Tomato ringspot virus (TORSV0) Host
Xylella fastidiosa (XYLEFA) Host
* Burbank LP,  Sisterson MS, O’Leary ML (2020) Infection of blueberry cultivar ‘Emerald’ with a California Pierce’s disease strain of Xylella fastidiosa and acquisition by glassy-winged sharpshooter. Plant Disease 104(1) 154-160. https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-05-19-1126-RE
------- Confirmed host.

* Di Genova D, Lewis KJ, Oliver JE (2020) Natural infection of Southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum interspecific hybrids) by Xylella fastidiosa subsp. fastidiosa. Plant Disease 104(10), 2598-2605.

* EFSA (2020) Scientific report on the update of the Xylella spp. host plant database – systematic literature search up to 30 June 2019. EFSA Journal 18(4), 6114, 61 pp. https://doi.org/10.2903/j.efsa.2020.6150
Xylella fastidiosa subsp. fastidiosa (XYLEFF) Host
* Di Genova D, Lewis KJ, Oliver JE (2020) Natural infection of Southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum interspecific hybrids) by Xylella fastidiosa subsp. fastidiosa. Plant Disease 104(10), 2598-2605.
------- Confirmed host.
Xylella fastidiosa subsp. multiplex (XYLEFM) Host
* Di Genova D, Lewis KJ, Oliver JE (2020) Natural infection of Southern highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum interspecific hybrids) by Xylella fastidiosa subsp. fastidiosa. Plant Disease 104(10), 2598-2605.
Xylella fastidiosa subsp. multiplex (as Vaccinium) (XYLEFM) Host
Zaprionus indianus (as Vaccinium) (ZAPRIN) Host
Blueberry leaf mottle virus (BLMOV0) Major host
* Martelli GP, Boudon-Padieu E (eds.) (2006) Directory of infectious diseases of grapevines and viroses and virus-like diseases of the grapevine: bibliographic report 1998-2004. Options Méditerranéennes, Série B. Etudes et Recherches no. 55, 280 pp.

* Ramsdell DC, Stace-Smith R (1980) Blueberry leaf mottle, a new disease of highbush blueberry. Acta Horticulturae no 95, 37-48.

* Sandoval CR, Ramsdell DC, Hancock JF (2008) Infection of wild and cultivated Vaccinium spp. with blueberry leaf mottle nepovirus. Annals of Applied Biology 126(3), 457-464.
Blueberry necrotic ring blotch virus (as Vaccinium) (BNRBV0) Major host
Blueberry scorch virus (BLSCV0) Major host
Dasineura oxycoccana (DASYVA) Major host
* Cook MA, Fitzpatrick SM, Roitberg BD (2012) Phenology of Dasineura oxycoccana (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on cranberry and blueberry indicates potential for gene flow. Journal of Econonmic Entomology, 105, 1205–1213.
Diaporthe vaccinii (DIAPVA) Major host
Drosophila suzukii (DROSSU) Major host
* Bellamy DE, Sisterson MS, Walse SS (2013) Quantifying host potentials: indexing postharvest fresh fruits for spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii. PLoS One 8(4), e61227.
Exobasidium vaccinii (as Vaccinium) (EXOBVA) Major host
Godronia cassandrae (as Vaccinium) (GODRCA) Major host
Orgyia leucostigma (HEMELE) Major host
* Isaacs R, Van Timmeren S (2009) Monitoring and Temperature-Based Prediction of the Whitemarked Tussock Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) in Blueberry.  Journal of Economic Entomology, 102(2), 637–645, https://doi.org/10.1603/029.102.0223
------- confirmed host

 * Schowalter TD (2018) Biology and management of the whitemarked tussock moth (Lepidoptera: Erebidae). Journal of Integrated Pest Management, 9(1):26, 1–8. 
Orgyia leucostigma (as Vaccinium) (HEMELE) Major host
* Neil K (1979) A new subspecies of Orgyia leucostigma (Lymantriidae) from Sable Island, Nova Scotia. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 33(4), 245–247

* Belton EM (1988) Lepidoptera on fruit crops in Canada, Simon Fraser University, Dept. of Biological Sciences, Pest Management Program, Burnaby, BC. 105 pp

* 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
Pucciniastrum minimum (THEKMI) Major host
* Sato S, Katsuya K, Hiratsuka Y (1993) Morphology, taxonomy and nomenclature of Tsuga-Ericaceae rusts. Transactions of the Mycological Society of Japan 34(1): 47-62.
------- confirmed host
Rhagoletis mendax (RHAGME) Major host
* Drummond FA, Collins JA, Bushmann SL (2020) Movement of Rhagoletix mendax (Diptera: Tephritidae) in fruit-bearing wild blueberry fields. Part II. Journal of Economic Entomology 113(3), 1323-1336.
Tobacco ringspot virus (TRSV00) Major host
* Fuchs M, Abawi GS, Marsella-Herrick P, Cox R, Cox KD, Carroll JE, Martin RR (2010) Occurrence of Tomato ringspot virus and Tobacco ringspot virus in highbush blueberry in New York State. Journal of Plant Pathology 92, 451-459.

* Mitra A, Jarugula S, Hoheisel GA, Naidu RA (2021) First report of Tobacco ringspot virus in highbush blueberry in Washington State. Plant Disease 105(9), 2739.
Orgyia pseudotsugata (as Vaccinium) (ORGYPS) Wild/Weed