EPPO Global Database

Naupactus xanthographus(NAUPXA)

Distribution details in Chile

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1942
Introduced in 1942, widespread from Atacama to Valparaiso. Also present in the Juan Fernandez Islands, and Easter Island.
Uncertain record: Temuco. Klein & Waterhouse (2000) reports N. xanthographus in Temuco but its presence needs confirmation as it may have been confused with other species.
* Elgueta M, Marvaldi AE (2006) Lista sistemática de las especies de curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera) presentes en Chile, con su sinonimia. Publicacion Ocasional 48. 79 p. Museo Nacional de Historia natural, Santiago, Chile.

* EPPO (2020) Pest risk analysis for Naupactus xanthographus. EPPO, Paris. Available at https://gd.eppo.int/taxon/NAUPXA/documents

* Guzmán NV, Lanteri AA, Confalonieri VA (2012) Colonization ability of two invasive weevils with different reproductive modes. Evolutionary Ecology, 26, 1371-1390.

* Klein KC, Waterhouse DF (2000) The distribution and importance of arthropods associated with agriculture and forestry in Chile (Distribucion e importancia de los arthropodos asociados a la agricultura y silvicultura en Chile). ACIAR Monograph No. 68, 234 pp.

* Lanteri AA, del Río MG (2017) Naupactus xanthographus (Germar) species group (Curculionidae: Entiminae: Naupactini): a comprehensive taxonomic treatment. Journal of Natural History 51, 27-28, 1557-1587.

* USDA (1985) Pests not known to occur in the United States or of limited distribution. No. 64. A curculionid weevil, Naupactus xanthographus. USDA APHIS-PPQ, Beltsville, USA.
------- From Maule to Atacama Provinces.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Argentina Present, widespread view...