EPPO Global Database

Zea mays(ZEAMX)

Pests

Organism Type
Barley stripe mosaic virus (BSMV00) Experimental
Radopholus similis (RADOSI) Experimental
Spongospora subterranea (SPONSU) Experimental
* Simango K, Slabbert CP, van der Waals JE (2020) Alternative hosts of Spongospora subterranea f. sp. subterranea in southern Africa. Eur J Plant Pathol 157(6), 421–424. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10658-020-01993-z
Acidovorax avenae (PSDMAV) Host
Adoretus sinicus (ADORSI) Host
Aeneolamia contigua (TOMAPO) Host
Agrotis segetum (AGROSE) Host
Atherigona oryzae (ATHEOZ) Host
Aulacophora hilaris (AUACHI) Host
Bagrada hilaris (BAGRHI) Host
Bothynoderes punctiventris (CLEOPU) Host
Brachyplatys subaeneus (BRAPSU) Host
* Añino YJ, Zumba-Zhongor M, Naranjo-Morán JA, Rodríguez R, Santos-Murgas A, Zachrisson B (2020) Primer reporte de Brachyplatys subaeneus (Westwood) (Heteroptera: Plataspidae) en Ecuador y el listado sinóptico de sus plantas hospedantes. IDESIA (Chile) 38(1), 113-118.
'Candidatus Phytoplasma solani' (PHYPSO) Host
Ceratothripoides brunneus (CRTZBR) Host
Chilo infuscatellus (DIATIN) Host
Chrysodeixis eriosoma (CHRXER) Host
Cicadulina mbila (CICDMB) Host
Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis (CORBMI) Host
Conoderus rufangulus (CONORU) Host
Cryptoblabes gnidiella (CRYBGN) Host
Cylas puncticollis (CYLAPU) Host
Delia arambourgi (HYLEAR) Host
Diaprepes abbreviatus (DPREAB) Host
Diatraea saccharalis (DIATSA) Host
Dichocrocis punctiferalis (DICHPU) Host
Dickeya chrysanthemi (ERWICH) Host
Didymella maydis (MYCOZM) Host
Ditylenchus dipsaci (DITYDI) Host
Earias insulana (EARIIN) Host
Elasmopalpus lignosellus (ELASLI) Host
* Gill HK, Capinera JL, McSorley R (2017) Featured Creatures. Lesser cornstalk borer. Elasmopalpus lignosellus (Zeller) (Insecta: lepidoptera: Pyralidae). University of Florida (US). http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/field/lesser_cornstalk_borer.htm

* Sandhu HS (2010) Biology and cultural control of lesser cornstalk borer on sugarcane. PhD thesis. University of Florida. https://ufdcimages.uflib.ufl.edu/UF/E0/04/14/72/00001/sandhu_h.pdf

* Xavier LMS, Laumann RA, Borges M, Magalhães DM, Vilela EF, Blassioli-Moraes MC (2011) Trichogramma pretiosum attraction due to the Elasmopalpus lignosellus damage in maize. Pesquisa Agropecuária Brasileira 46(6), 578-585.
Eldana saccharina (ELDASA) Host
Fusarium circinatum (GIBBCI) Host
* Drenkhan R, Ganley B, Martín-García J, Vahalík P, Adamson K, Adamčíková K, Ahumada R, Blank L et al. (2020) Global geographic distribution and host range of Fusarium circinatum, the causal agent of pine pitch canker. Forests 11(7), 724.
------- Natural non-Pinus host.
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.
Heterodera elachista (HETDEL) Host
* De Luca F, Vovlas N, Lucarelli G, Troccoli A, Radicci V, Fanelli E, Cantalapiedra-Navarrete C, Palomares Rius JE, Castillo P (2013) Heterodera elachista the Japanese cyst nematode parasitizing corn in Northern Italy: integrative diagnosis and bionomics. European Journal of Plant Pathology 136(4), 857-872.
-------Found in maize crop in 2012 in Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

* Xiao DX, Feng YX, Zhou Y, Xuan YH, Chen LJ, Wang YY, Liu XY, Duan YX, Zhu XF (2019) First report of Heterodera elachista on Zea mays and Echinochloa crusgalli var. mitis in Liaoning Province, China. Plant Disease 103(6), 1433-1434.
------- On roots of maize (Liaoning province, China). No above ground symptoms were observed.
Homalodisca vitripennis (HOMLTR) Host
* Turner WF, Pollard HN (1959) Life histories and behavior of five insect vectors of phony peach disease. United States Department of Agriculture, Technical Bulletin 1188, 28 pp.
-------- Feeding host.
Meloidogyne chitwoodi (MELGCH) Host
* O’Bannon JH, Santo GS, Nyczepir AP (1982) Host range of the Columbia root-knot nematode. Plant Disease 66, 1045-1048.
Meloidogyne graminicola (MELGGC) Host
Metamasius hemipterus (METAHE) Host
Mussidia nigrivenella (MUSSNV) Host
Mythimna separata (PSEDSE) Host
Nacoleia octasema (HEDYOC) Host
Naupactus leucoloma (GRAGLE) Host
Naupactus xanthographus (NAUPXA) Host
* Caballero VC (1972) Algunos aspectos de la biología y control de Naupactus xanthographus Germar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) en durazneros en Chile. Rev Peru Entomol. 15(1):190–194
------- adult feeding only.
Opogona sacchari (OPOGSC) Host
Orgyia leucostigma (HEMELE) Host
Pantoea ananatis (ERWIAN) Host
Perkinsiella saccharicida (PERKSA) Host
Peronosclerospora maydis (PRSCMA) Host
Peronosclerospora sorghi (PRSCSO) Host
Peronosclerospora spontanea (SCLPST) Host
Pheletes californicus (LIMOCF) Host
Physoderma maydis (PHYDMA) Host
Platynota stultana (PLAAST) Host
Pyricularia oryzae (PYRIOR) Host
Reptalus panzeri (REPTPA) Host
Rhabdoscelus obscurus (SPPHOB) Host
Robbsia andropogonis (PSDMAD) Host
Sclerophthora macrospora (SCPHMA) Host
Spodoptera eridania (PRODER) Host
Spodoptera mauritia (SPODMA) Host
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, 4p. 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.

* Coto D, Saunders JL, Vargas-S CL, King ABS (1995) Plagas invertebradas de cultivos tropicales con énfasis em América Central-Um invetário. Turrialba, CATIE, 200 pp.

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

* Poveda BD, Schwitzer DA (1964) Estudio biológico del Prodenia ornithogalli Guen. y del Prodenia sunia (Guen.) en três hospedeiros. Acta Agronômica 14(1), 71-101.

* Rings RW, Musick GJ (1976) A pictorial field key to the armyworms and cutworms attacking corn in the north central States.  Research Circular, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center no. 221, 36 pp.

* 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
Striga asiatica (STRLU) Host
Trichodorus viruliferus (TRIHVI) Host
Trogoderma granarium (TROGGA) Host
Tylenchorhynchus claytoni (TYLRCL) Host
Xanthomonas vasicola pv. holcicola (XANTHO) Host
* Bradbury JF (1986) Guide to plant pathogenic bacteria. CAB International, Wallingford (GB).
Aphelenchoides besseyi (APLOBE) Major host
* Bridge J, Plowright RA, Peng D (2005) Nematode parasites of rice. In: Plant parasitic nematodes in subtropical and tropical agriculture (eds Luc M, Sikora RA, Bridge J), pp. 87-130.
Busseola fusca (BUSSFU) Major host
Chilo agamemnon (CHILAG) Major host
Chilo partellus (CHILZO) Major host
Clavibacter nebraskensis (CORBNE) Major host
Claviceps gigantea (CLAVGI) Major host
Cochliobolus carbonum (COCHCA) Major host
Delia platura (HYLEPL) Major host
Diabrotica barberi (DIABLO) Major host
* Branson TF, Ortman EE (1967) Host range of larvae of the northern corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 40(3), 412-414.
------- Confirmed host.

* Oyediran IO, French BW, Clark TL, Dashiell KE, Hibbard BE (2008) Prairie grasses as hosts of the northern corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Environmental Entomology 37, 247-254.
Diabrotica speciosa (DIABSC) Major host
Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi (DIABUH) Major host
Diabrotica undecimpunctata undecimpunctata (DIABUN) Major host
* Clark SM, LeDoux DG, Seeno TN, Riley EG, Gilbert AJ, Sullivan JM (2004) Host plants of leaf beetle species occurring in the United States and Canada (Coleoptera: Megalopodidae, Orsodacnidae, Chrysomelidae, excluding Bruchinae). Coleopterists Society, Special Publication 2, 1-476.
-------- Larval and adult host.
Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (DIABVI) Major host
Eoreuma loftini (EORELO) Major host
Eriophyes zealus (ERPHZE) Major host
Exomala orientalis (ANMLOR) Major host
Halyomorpha halys (HALYHA) Major host
Helicoverpa zea (HELIZE) Major host
Heterodera zeae (HETDZE) Major host
Heteronychus arator (HETRAR) Major host
Laodelphax striatellus (CALGMA) Major host
Listronotus bonariensis (HYROBO) Major host
* Kain WM & Barker MA (1966) Argentine stem weevil: a pest of maize: Proceedings of the 19th Weed and Pest Control Conference, pp. 180-185.   Sigma Print, Petone, Dunedin, New Zealand
------- Severe damage in crops following infested pasture.
Maize Iranian mosaic nucleorhabdovirus (MIRMV0) Major host
Maize mottle/chlorotic stunt virus (MMCSV0) Major host
Maize rough dwarf virus (MRDV00) Major host
Maize streak virus (MSV000) Major host
Maize stripe tenuivirus (MSPV00) Major host
Melanotus communis (MELNCO) Major host
Ostrinia nubilalis (PYRUNU) Major host
Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii (ERWIST) Major host
* Roper MC (2011) Pantoea stewartii subsp. stewartii : lessons learned from a xylem‐dwelling pathogen of sweet corn. Molecular Plant Pathology, 12, 628–637.
Peronosclerospora philippinensis (PRSCPH) Major host
Peronosclerospora sacchari (PRSCSA) Major host
Popillia japonica (POPIJA) Major host
* Fleming WE (1972) Biology of the Japanese beetle. Technical Bulletin, Agricultural Research Service, USDA no 1449, 129 pp.
Prostephanus truncatus (PROETR) Major host
* Muatinte BL, Van den berg J (2019) Suitability of Wild Host Plants and Firewood as Hosts of Prostephanus truncatus (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) in Mozambique. Journal of Economic Entomology 112(4), 1705–1712, https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz042
------- confirmed host
Punctodera chalcoensis (PUNCCH) Major host
Sclerophthora rayssiae (SCPHRZ) Major host
Serratia marcescens (SERRMA) Major host
Sesamia calamistis (SESACA) Major host
Sesamia cretica (SESACR) Major host
Sesamia uniformis (SESAUN) Major host
Spiroplasma kunkelii (SPIRKU) Major host
Spodoptera frugiperda (LAPHFR) Major host
* Maruthadurai R, Ramesh R (2020) Occurrence, damage pattern and biology of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on fodder crops and green amaranth in Goa, India. Phytoparasitica 18(1), 15-23.

* 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) Major host
* George D, Babalola OO, Gatehouse AMR (2011) Differential protein expression in maize (Zea mays) in response to insect attack. African Journal of Biotechnology 10(39), 7700-7709.

* 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 litura (PRODLI) Major host
Stenocarpella macrospora (DIPDMC) Major host
Stenocarpella maydis (DIPDMA) Major host
Sugarcane mosaic virus (SCMV00) Major host
Thaumatotibia leucotreta (ARGPLE) Major host