EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Cyprus

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution (2011-06)
From CABI Pest map 258 (2016): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/022) : first found in 2006, on Phoenix canariensis at various locations in the Nicosia and Larnaca areas. Delimiting survey in place, under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/196) : it spread to 2 more areas in the districts of Larnaca and Paphos, under eradication.
* Melifronidou-Pantelidou A (2009) Eradication campaign for Rhynchophorus ferrugineus in Cyprus. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 39(2), 155-160.

* NPPO of Cyprus (2006-12, 2008-10, 2011-06).

* Rugman-Jones, P. F.; Hoddle, C. D.; Hoddle, M. S.; Stouthamer, R. (2013) PLoS ONE 8 (10), e78379.
------- Verified by molecular means.