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Persea americana Mill.
AVOCADO
Aguacate

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FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Agaricaceae  Phoma @ BPI (1)
Aleyrodidae  Aleurodicus rugioperculatus @ CSCA_TCN (6)

Paraleyrodes ancora @ CSCA_TCN (7)

Paraleyrodes minei @ CSCA_TCN (5)

Tetraleurodes perseae @ CSCA_TCN (18)

Tetraleurodes @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Trialeurodes floridensis @ CSCA_TCN (11)

Trialeurodes vaporariorum @ CSCA_TCN (2)
Amphisphaeriaceae  Pestalotia adusta @ 405315A (1); BPI (2); 405315B (1)

Pestalotia funerea @ 405823A (1); 405821A (1); 405822A (1); BPI (1); 405821B (1); 405822B (1); 405823B (1)

Pestalotia gibberosa @ BPI (1)

Pestalotia guepinii @ BPI (5)

Pestalotia palmarum @ 406496B (1); 406496A (1)

Pestalotia perseae @ BPI (2)

Pestalotia versicolor @ BPI (4)

Pestalotia @ BPI (1)

Pestalotiopsis @ 1107995B (1); 1107995A (1)
Andrenidae  Andrena cerasifolii @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Andrena knuthiana @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Andrena piperi @ UCRC_ENT (4)

Calliopsis rhodophila @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Panurginus nigrellus @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Anthribidae  Araecerus fasciculatus @ UCRC_ENT (3)
Aphelinidae  Coccophagus @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Coccophagus ceroplastae @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Coccophagus gurneyi @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Encarsia @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Encarsia citrina @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Aphididae  Acyrthosiphon ( @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Aphis ( @ CSCA_TCN (5)

Euthoracaphis umbellulariae @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Monellia caryella @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Myzus ( @ CSCA_TCN (5)
Apidae  Apis mellifera @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Bombus vosnesenskii @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Ceratina acantha @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Ceratina nanula @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Auriculariaceae  Auricularia polytricha @ BPI (1)
Bostrichidae  Amphicerus cornutus @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Micrapate @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Botryosphaeriaceae  Botryosphaeria ribis @ BPI (4); 397961B (1)

Diplodia cacaoicola @ BPI (10)

Diplodia natalensis @ 368657A (1); 368657C (1); BPI (4); 368657B (1); 369985A (1); 369985B (1)

Diplodia perseana @ BPI (2)

Diplodia theobromae @ BPI (1)

Diplodia @ BPI (2)

Dothiorella gregaria @ BPI (2)

Dothiorella @ 396985B (1); BPI (5)

Lasiodiplodia @ BPI (1)

Macrophoma @ BPI (1)

Phyllosticta perseae @ BPI (2)

Phyllostictina @ BPI (2)
Braconidae  Apanteles @ UCRC_ENT (14)

Chelonus @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Cotesia @ UCRC_ENT (5)

Macrocentrus @ UCRC_ENT (8)
Capnodiaceae  Scolecoxyphium cirrhosum @ 361336A (1); 361336B (1)
Chrysididae  Ceratochrysis cyanosoma @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Chrysis coloradica @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Chrysura kyrae @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Coccidae  Ceroplastes sinensis @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Coccus hesperidum @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Parthenolecanium corni @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Protopulvinaria pyriformis @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Saissetia oleae @ CSCA_TCN (2)
Colletidae  Hylaeus mesillae @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Crabronidae  Crabro villosus @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Oxybelus packardii @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Curculionidae  Coccotrypes @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Hypothenemus @ UCRC_ENT (3)
Davidiellaceae  Cladosporium herbarum @ BPI (1)

Cladosporium @ BPI (1)
Dermateaceae  Gloeosporium @ BPI (3)

Marssonina @ BPI (1)
Diaporthaceae  Diaporthe @ BPI (1)

Phomopsis @ BPI (6); 358116C (1); 358116A (1); 358116B (1)
Diaspididae  Aonidiella citrina @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Aonidiella orientalis @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Aspidiotus destructor @ UCR_ENT (1)

Aspidiotus nerii @ CSCA_TCN (1); UCR_ENT (1)

Chrysomphalus aonidum @ MEMU_ENT (1); CSCA_TCN (1)

Diaspis miranda @ CSCA_TCN (4)

Fiorinia fioriniae @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Hemiberlesia lataniae @ CSCA_TCN (6)

Hemiberlesia palmae @ UCR_ENT (2)

Hemiberlesia rapax @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Parlatoria theae @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Didymosphaeriaceae  Asteromella gratissima @ BPI (1)
Elsinoaceae  Elsinoe perseae @ BPI (1)

Elsinoe veneta @ BPI (1)

Sphaceloma perseae @ BPI (231)
Encyrtidae  Brachycyrtus @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Metaphycus stanleyi @ UCRC_ENT (7)

Pseudhomalopoda @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Pseudhomalopoda prima @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Tetracnemoidea peregrina @ UCRC_ENT (8)
Erysiphaceae  Oidium erysiphoides @ BPI (1)

Oidium perseae @ BPI (1)

Oidium @ BPI (5)
Eulophidae  Paragaleopsomyia @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Eumenidae  Ancistrocerus catskill @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Eurytomidae  Rileya @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum gloeosporioides @ 397958B (1); 396629A (1); 397961A (1); 397956A (1); 397956B (1); 397973A (1); 397962B (1); 397958A (1); BPI (37); 397962A (1); 396629B (1); 397973B (1)

Colletotrichum purpurea @ BPI (1)

Colletotrichum @ BPI (1); 396985A (1)

Glomerella cingulata @ 597028A (1); BPI (2); 597028B (1)
Halictidae  Augochlora pura @ BBSL (1)

Augochlorella pomoniella @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Halictus tripartitus @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum @ UCRC_ENT (20)

Lasioglossum californicum @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Lasioglossum mellipes @ UCRC_ENT (2)

Lasioglossum sisymbrii @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Sphecodes @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Helicinidae  Hendersonia @ BPI (2)
Histeridae  Teretrius @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Ichneumonidae  Pristomerus @ UCRC_ENT (3)

Xiphosomella @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Leptosphaeriaceae  Coniothyrium @ BPI (1)
Mantispidae  Climaciella @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Meliolaceae  Meliola amphitricha @ BPI (1)

Meliola perseae @ 696262B (1); 696262A (1); BPI (5)
Miridae  Acratheus ocellaris @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Coridromius chenopoderis @ AMNH_PBI (5)

Cyrtorhinus sp_nr_fulvus_philippines @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Dagbertus olivaceus @ AMNH_ENT (13)

Gn_orthotylinigp1 sp_005 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp12 sp_003 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp16 sp_001 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp18 sp_001 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp20 sp_002 @ AMNH_PBI (4)

Gn_orthotylinigp23 sp_001 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp3 sp_003 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp4 sp_019 @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Gn_orthotylinigp4c sp_nsp_005 @ AMNH_PBI (2)

Gn_orthotylinigp4c sp_nsp_006 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp4c sp_nsp_013 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp4c sp_nsp_018 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp5 sp_003 @ AMNH_PBI (3)

Gn_orthotylinigp5 sp_006 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_orthotylinigp7 sp_nsp_001 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Goodeniaphila cassisi @ AMNH_PBI (11)

Orthotylus sp_ms_graciliphilus @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Orthotylus sp_ms_sydneyensis @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Pseudoloxops n @ AMNH_PBI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Cercospora purpurea @ 440133A (1); BPI (36); 440133B (1); 440141B (1); 440141A (1)

Cercospora @ BPI (1); 432162A (1); 432162B (1)

Discella polystigmatis @ BPI (1)

Mycosphaerella perseae @ BPI (1)

Ramularia @ BPI (2)

Septoria @ BPI (1)
Nectriaceae  Fusarium @ BPI (1)

Nectria pseudotrichia @ BPI (1)

Tubercularia @ BPI (1)
Noctuidae  Euxoa sorella @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Micrathetis triplex @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Peniophoraceae  Peniophora tephra @ BPI (1)
Pentatomidae  Murgantia histrionica @ UCR_ENT (1)
Perilampidae  Perilampus @ UCRC_ENT (5)
Phyllachoraceae  Phyllachora gratissima @ BPI (7)
Polyporaceae  Polyporus arcularius @ BPI (1)

Polyporus cervinogilvus @ BPI (1)

Polyporus versicolor @ BPI (1)
Pseudococcidae  Pseudococcus longispinus @ CSCA_TCN (6)
Pteromalidae  Hypopteromalus @ UCRC_ENT (4)
Ptinidae  Stegobium paniceum @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Schizophyllaceae  Schizophyllum commune @ BPI (1)

Schizophyllum umbrinum @ BPI (1)
Sphecidae  Podalonia melaena @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Stereaceae  Stereum umbrinum @ BPI (2)
Thripidae  Scirtothrips hansoni @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Tortricidae  Amorbia @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Cryptaspasma @ UCRC_ENT (52)
Torymidae  Torymus @ UCRC_ENT (6)
Triozidae  Trioza anceps @ CSCA_TCN (6)

Trioza koebelei @ CSCA_TCN (1)
Ulidiidae  Physiphora demandata @ UCRC_ENT (1)
Venturiaceae  Rosenscheldiella @ BPI (1)
Vespidae  Vespula pensylvanica @ UCRC_ENT (1)

Vespula sulphurea @ UCRC_ENT (2)
Xylariaceae  Hypoxylon rubiginosum @ BPI (1)
_  Aleurodicinae none @ CSCA_TCN (1)

Antennariella perseae @ BPI (1)

Davidsonaspis aguacatae @ CSCA_TCN (8)

Dialeurodicus caballeroi @ CSCA_TCN (3)

Discosiella cylindrospora @ BPI (1)

Gn @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_ms_kikkocoris sp_anouk20013 @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Gn_ms_naranjakotta sp_ms_keraudrenia @ AMNH_PBI (1)

Herpotrichiella @ BPI (1)

Histura @ UCRC_ENT (14)

Irenina perseae @ BPI (1)

Mollisiella @ BPI (1)

Otthiella brenesii @ BPI (3)

Periconia pycnospora @ BPI (1)

Pseudophanerotoma @ UCRC_ENT (25)

Pyrenotrichum splitgerberi @ BPI (1)

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Persea americana Mill.
avocado

Image of Persea americana

General Information
Symbol: PEAM3
Group: Dicot
Family: Lauraceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Tree
Native Status : HI   I
L48   I
PB   I
PR   I
VI   I
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Native Status:
lower 48 status L48    Alaska status AK    Hawaii status HI    Puerto Rico status PR    Virgin Islands status VI    Navassa Island NAV    Canada status CAN    Greenland status GL    Saint Pierre and Michelon status SPM    North America NA   

Images

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©Mark W. Skinner. Zambia, Luangwa National Park. August 15, 1986. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. Kenya, Nairobi. March 12, 1987. Usage Requirements .

©Mark W. Skinner. United States, FL, S. June 27, 1982. Usage Requirements .

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W.D. Brush. Provided by National Agricultural Library . Originally from USDA Forest Service . United States, FL. 1961. Usage Requirements .

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Synonyms

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons
Subclass Magnoliidae
Order Laurales
Family Lauraceae – Laurel family
Genus Persea Mill. – bay
Species Persea americana Mill. – avocado

Subordinate Taxa

The Plants Database includes the following 2 subspecies of Persea americana . Click below on a thumbnail map or name for subspecies profiles. Plant is native (blue) Native Plant is introduced Introduced Plant is introduced Native and Introduced Related taxa legend Distribution of <i>
Persea americana</i>
Mill. var. <i>
americana </i>
Persea americana var. americana
avocado Distribution of <i>
Persea americana</i>
Mill. var. <i>
drymifolia</i>
(Schltdl. & Cham.) S.F. Blake
Persea americana var. drymifolia
Mexican avocado

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Persea americana
Persea americana
Avocado
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Persea americana
Persea americana
Avocado
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Persea americana
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Avocado
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Avocado
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Persea americana
Persea americana
Avocado
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Persea americana
Persea americana
Avocado
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Persea americana
Persea americana
Avocado
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Persea americana
Persea americana
Avocado
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Persea americana
Persea americana
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Persea americana
Persea americana
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Persea americana
Persea americana
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Persea americana
Persea americana
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Persea americana
Persea americana
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Persea americana
Persea americana
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Persea americana
Persea americana
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Persea americana
Persea americana
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© 2007 Forbes Conrad

Persea americana
Persea americana
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Persea americana
Persea americana
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Persea americana
Persea americana
Avocado
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Persea americana
Persea americana
Avocado
ID: 0000 0000 1207 0150 [detail]
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Persea americana
Persea americana
Avocado
ID: 0000 0000 1207 0151 [detail]
© 2007 Forbes Conrad

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