Invasive Species Compendium

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Psidium
(guava)

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Psidium (guava)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Psidium
  • Preferred Common Name
  • guava
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Psidium L.

Preferred Common Name

  • guava

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Guavenbaum

EPPO code

  • PSISS (Psidium sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Myrtales
  •                         Family: Myrtaceae
  •                             Genus: Psidium

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Aleuroclava psidii; Anastrepha suspensa (Caribbean fruit fly); Austropuccinia psidii (myrtle rust); Erinnyis ello (cassava hornworm (USA)); Icerya seychellarum (Seychelles scale); Parasaissetia nigra (pomegranate scale); Saissetia oleae (olive scale); Trabala vishnou

Minor host of:

Anastrepha striata (guava fruit fly); Armillaria tabescens (armillaria root rot); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Aulacaspis tubercularis (mango scale); Cerataphis lataniae (palm aphid); Ceroplastes rubens (red wax scale); Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale); Hoplolaimus indicus (lance nematode); Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale); Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Jack Beardsley mealybug); Pulvinaria psidii (green shield scale); Rhynchophorus palmarum (South American palm weevil); Trialeurodes ricini (castor bean whitefly)

Wild host of:

Diaprepes abbreviatus (citrus weevil)

Host of (source - data mining):

Anastrepha fraterculus (South American fruit fly); Anastrepha sororcula; Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); Ceratitis rosa (Natal fruit fly); Ceroplastes rusci (fig wax scale); Coccus viridis (soft green scale); Conogethes punctiferalis (castor capsule borer); Crypticerya multicicatrices (multicicatrices fluted scale); Eudocima fullonia (fruit-piercing moth); Icerya aegyptiaca (breadfruit mealybug); Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug); Milviscutulus ciliatus; Pestalotiopsis psidii (bitter rot: fruit); Planococcus lilacinus (cacao mealybug); Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus (grapevine thrips); Thaumatotibia leucotreta (false codling moth (FCM))