First report of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus in Greece
The NPPO of Greece recently informed the EPPO Secretariat about the presence of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae - EPPO A2 list) on its territory. The pest was found on the islands of Kriti (Iraklio prefecture) and Rhodos. Phytosanitary measures are being taken to prevent any further spread.
The situation of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus in Greece can be described as follows: Present, reported in 2006 on the islands of Kriti and Rhodos, under official control.
NPPO of Greece, 2006-12.