EPPO Global Database

Sternochetus frigidus(CRYPGR)

Distribution details in Philippines

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1987
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: at low prevalence (2016-09)
First found in 1987, in the southern-most city of Bataraza, Palawan province.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Philippines (PHL-01/4 of 2016-09-07) Declaring Mango Pulp Weevil (Sternochetus frigidus Fabr.) a Dangerous Pest and injurious to Mangoes and Placing the Palawan Island Group under Quarantine to Prevent its spread. https://www.ippc.int/en/countries/philippines/pestreports/2016/09/declaring-mango-pulp-weevil-sternochetus-frigidus-fabr-a-dangerous-pest-and-injurious-to-mangoes-and-placing-the-palawan-island-group-under-quarantine-to-prevent-its-spread/
------- Palawan.

* Obra GB, Resilva SS, Follett PA, Lorenzana LRJ (2014) Large-scale confirmatory tests of a phytosanitary irradiation treatment against Sternochetus frigidus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Philippine mango. Journal of Economic Entomlogy 107(1), 161-165.