Invasive Species Compendium

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Aster

Summary

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  • 23 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Aster
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Helminthotheca echioides (bristly oxtongue); flowering habit. On the side of Highway 1 north of Jenner, Sonoma County, California, USA. November 2013.
TitleFlowering habit
CaptionHelminthotheca echioides (bristly oxtongue); flowering habit. On the side of Highway 1 north of Jenner, Sonoma County, California, USA. November 2013.
Copyright©Judith Elaine Bush-2013/CalPhotos - CC BY-NC-SA 3.0
Helminthotheca echioides (bristly oxtongue); flowering habit. On the side of Highway 1 north of Jenner, Sonoma County, California, USA. November 2013.
Flowering habitHelminthotheca echioides (bristly oxtongue); flowering habit. On the side of Highway 1 north of Jenner, Sonoma County, California, USA. November 2013.©Judith Elaine Bush-2013/CalPhotos - CC BY-NC-SA 3.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Aster L.

EPPO code

  • ASTSS (Aster sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Asterales
  •                         Family: Asteraceae
  •                             Genus: Aster

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Agrotis segetum (turnip moth); Chrysodeixis eriosoma (green looper caterpillar); Hercinothrips femoralis (banded greenhouse thrips); Liriomyza trifolii (American serpentine leafminer); Nemorimyza maculosa (chrysanthemum leaf miner); Phytophthora cryptogea (tomato foot rot); Tomato spotted wilt virus (tomato spotted wilt); Trichodorus (stubby root nematodes)

Minor host of:

Brachycaudus helichrysi (leaf-curling plum aphid); Chalara elegans (black root rot); Chrysodeixis chalcites (golden twin-spot moth); Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale); Coleosporium asterum (needle cast: red pine); Diaspidiotus perniciosus (San José scale); Limonius californicus (sugarbeet wireworm); Liriomyza huidobrensis (serpentine leafminer); Liriomyza sativae (vegetable leaf miner); Lygus lineolaris (tarnished plant bug); Phenacoccus madeirensis (Madeira mealybug); Phenacoccus solani; Phytonemus pallidus (strawberry mite); Platynota stultana (omnivorous leaf roller); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Stemphylium vesicarium (onion leaf blight); Verticillium dahliae (verticillium wilt)

Wild host of:

Chrysodeixis includens (soybean looper); Macrosteles quadrilineatus (aster leafhopper); Peridroma saucia (pearly underwing moth)

Host of (source - data mining):

Barypeithes pellucidus (juniper root weevil); Fusarium oxysporum (basal rot); Myrothecium roridum (blight: eggplant); Neaspilota viridescens; Ophraella pilosa; Tomato aspermy virus; Trialeurodes vaporariorum (whitefly, greenhouse)