EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 03 - 2010 Num. article: 2010/053

First report of Listroderes costirostris in Israel

Two females of Listroderes costirostris (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) were collected in April 1999 in Hod HaSharon, in the central coastal plain of Israel. No further details are provided on the current situation of this polyphagous insect in Israel.


Friedman ALL (2009) The vegetable weevil, Listroderes costirostris Schoenherr (Curculionidae: Cyclominae): a new invasive pest in Israel. Phytoparasitica 37(4), 331-332.