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Pyrus
(pears)

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Pyrus (pears)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pyrus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • pears
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Pyrus L.

Preferred Common Name

  • pears

International Common Names

  • Spanish: perales
  • French: poiriers

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Birnbaum

EPPO code

  • PYUSS (Pyrus sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Rosales
  •                         Family: Rosaceae
  •                             Genus: Pyrus

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Adelphocoris lineolatus (lucerne bug); Brevipalpus phoenicis (false spider mite); Carposina sasakii (peach fruit moth); Cydia pomonella (codling moth); Diaspidiotus ostreaeformis (pear oyster scale); Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San José scale); Epidiaspis leperii (European pear scale); Epiphyas postvittana (light brown apple moth); Epitrimerus pyri (pear rust mite); Erwinia amylovora (fireblight); Euproctis chrysorrhoea (brown-tail moth); Glomerella cingulata (anthracnose); Gymnosporangium fuscum (European pear rust); Harmonia axyridis (harlequin ladybird); Homona magnanima (oriental tea tortrix); Icerya seychellarum (Seychelles scale); Inonotus hispidus (shaggy bracket); Lepidosaphes ulmi (oystershell scale); Leucoptera malifoliella (pear leaf blister moth); Lymantria obfuscata (Indian gypsy moth); Malacosoma neustria (common lackey); Monilia polystroma (Asiatic brown rot); Monilinia fructigena (brown rot); Monilinia polystroma; Naupactus xanthographus (South American fruit tree weevil); Operophtera brumata (winter moth); Parabemisia myricae (bayberry whitefly); Pear blister canker viroid; Pezicula malicorticis (apple anthracnose); Platynota stultana (omnivorous leaf roller); Podosphaera leucotricha (powdery mildew of apple); Pseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale); Pythium vexans (damping off); Radopholus similis (burrowing nematode); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Saissetia oleae (olive scale); Scirtothrips dorsalis (chilli thrips); Siphoninus phillyreae (ash whitefly); Xylella fastidiosa (Pierce's disease of grapevines)

Minor host of:

Acremonium kiliense; Aeolesthes sarta (city longhorn beetle); Aleurocanthus woglumi (citrus blackfly); Amphitetranychus viennensis (hawthorn (spider) mite); Anoplophora glabripennis (Asian longhorned beetle); Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus (apricot butteratura); Apple scar skin viroid (apple dimple); Apple stem pitting virus (apple Spy 227 epinasty & decline); Aspergillus niger (black mould of onion); Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Botryosphaeria berengeriana f.sp. pyricola (Physalospora canker); Ceroplastes destructor (white wax scale); Ceroplastes rubens (red wax scale); Chrysomphalus dictyospermi (dictyospermum scale); Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale); Dialeurodes citri (citrus whitefly); Dociostaurus maroccanus (Moroccan locust); Eriosoma lanigerum (woolly aphid); Erwinia rhapontici (rhubarb crown rot); Erythricium salmonicolor (pink disease); Grapholita molesta (Oriental fruit moth); Grapholita prunivora (plum moth); Halyomorpha halys (brown marmorated stink bug); Iphiclides podalirius; Macrosiphum rosae (rose aphid); Parthenolecanium corni (European fruit lecanium); Poa annua (annual meadowgrass); Rosellinia necatrix (dematophora root rot); Venturia inaequalis (apple scab); Xylotrechus chinensis (tiger longicorn beetle)

Wild host of:

Aphis pomi (apple aphid)

Associated with (not a host):

Anarsia lineatella (peach twig borer); Monilinia fructicola (brown rot); Pseudomonas marginalis pv. marginalis (lettuce marginal leaf blight)

Host of (source - data mining):

Aculus fockeui (plum rust mite); Diptacus gigantorhynchus (plum gall mite); Oraesia excavata (fruit piercing moth); Phyllocoptes abaenus; Phyllonorycter mespilella; Selepa celtis; Sphinx ligustri (privet hawkmoth); Thyas juno; Trichoferus campestris