EPPO Global Database

Heteronychus arator(HETRAR)

Distribution details in Brazil

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1999: Absent, unreliable record
From CABI Pest map 163 (2000): Present, few occurrences
Endrodi (1961) refers to specimens from in Santa Caterina and Rio Janeiro states, which were named as new subsp. occidentalis.

There is no other information about this species in the Western Hemisphere, nor is there any suggestion that it might be a pest there.
* Endrodi, S. (1961): Neue afrikanische Formen der Unterfamilien Dynastinae und Hybosorinae (Coleoptera Scarabaeidae).- Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 63 (3-4): 378-386. (Special pages: 380-381).

* Dechambre, R. P. (1986) Faune de Madagascar 65, 60.
------- Introduced.