EPPO Global Database

Oryctes rhinoceros(ORYCRH)

Distribution details in Fiji

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1953
From CABI Pest map 054 (1998): Present, no details
* Bedford, G. O. (1977) Bulletin du Pacifique Sud 27 (1), 19-27.
------- First found in 1953.

* Bedford, G. O. (1986) Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 15 (2/3), 141-147.

* Paudel S, Mansfield S, Villamizar FL, Jackson TA, Marshall SDG (2021) Can biological control overcome the threat from newly invasive coconut rhinoceros beetles populations (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)? A review. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 114(2), 247-256.
--------- First recorded in 1953.

* Peterson, G. D. Jr. (1977) Research on the control of the coconut palm rhinoceros beetle. Fiji, Tonga, Western Samoa. Review of project results, 109 pp. UNDP, FAO, Rome, Italy.

* Wanatabe S, Melzer MJ (2017) A multiplex-PCR assay for differentiating coconut rhinoceros beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from Oriental flower beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in early life stages and excrement. Journal of Economic Entomology 110(2), 678-682.