EPPO Global Database

Pissodes castaneus(PISONO)

Distribution details in Argentina

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
Comments
Molecular studies have confirmed the presence and establishment of Pissodes castaneus in the Andean Patagonia of Argentina.
References
* Pereyra VA, Gomez CA, La Manna L, Roux G, Lanteri AA, Vallerjos NC, Marvaldi AE (2016) Introduction and establishment of Pissodes castaneus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the Andean Patagonia of Argentina. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(1), 222-231.

* USDA (1985) Pests not known to occur in the United States or of limited distribution. No. 65. Banded pine weevil, Pissodes castaneus. USDA APHIS-PPQ, Beltsville, USA.
--------- The USDA data sheet claims that the species which established in Uruguay spread to Argentina. However, Uruguay denies that this was P. castaneus, declaring it to be P. radiatae.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Uruguay Absent, invalid record view...