EPPO Global Database

Otiorhynchus sulcatus(OTIOSU)

Distribution details in Colombia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Absent, invalid record
From CABI Pest map 331 (1990): Present, no details
The presence of O. sulcatus was based on a publication from Seymour et al. (1985) which probably misinterpreted an interception. In the absence of any other supporting data, this old record is now considered to be invalid.
* Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario via correspondance with CABI (2013-08).

* Seymour PR, Roberts H, Davis MG (1985) Insects and other invertebrates found in plant material imported into England & Wales, 1984. Reference Book, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, UK, 442/84.