EPPO Global Database

Platypus quercivorus(PLTPQU)

Distribution details in Papua New Guinea

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/070) : vector of Raffaelea quercivora which causes mass mortality of oaks (in Japan only).
References
* Kobayashi M, Ueda A (2002) Preliminary study of mate choice in Platypus quercivorus (Murayama) (Coleoptera: Platypodidae). Applied Entomology and Zoology 37(3), 451-457.

* Setliff GP (2007) Annotated checklist of weevils from the Papuan region (Coleoptera, Curculionoidea). Zootaxa 1536, 1–296.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Indonesia Java Present, no details view...
Indonesia Present, no details view...