First report of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus in Bulgaria
In Bulgaria Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae - EPPO A2 List) was identified in the beach resort of Slanchev briag (municipality of Nesebar) on a Phoenix sp. palm. Phoenix and other palm species present in the resort were inspected and no pests or symptoms were found.
The pest status of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus in Bulgaria is officially declared as: Transient, actionable, under surveillance.
NPPO of Bulgaria (2018-11).