EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Spain (Islas Canárias)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2005
Eradication in: 2016
From CABI Pest map 258 (2016): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/023) : Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria since December 2005. Under eradication.

From Martin et al. (2013): first found in September 2005 in Gran Canaria, then in Fuerteventura and Tenerife. Eradication considered successful in Tenerife and Gran Canaria.

Declared eradicated from Islas Canarias in 2016.
* Faleiro JR, Ferry M, Yaseen T, Al-Dobai S (2019) Overview of the gaps, challenges and prospects of red palm weevil management. Arab Journal of Plant Protection 37(2), 170-177.

* Ferry M, Gómez (2007) El picudo rojo de la palmera datilera: gravedad de la plaga en España y necesidad de un cambio radical y urgente de estrategia en la lucha. Phytoma España no. 185, 42-46.

- Insectos de Argentina y el Mundo. Preocupación por plaga de picudo rojo en Canarias. http://axxon.com.ar/mus/info06/060008.htm
- Govern de les Illes Balears. Sanitad vegetal. Avisos fitosanitarios. Detección del escarabajo picudo rojo de las palmeras en Mallorca. http://sanitatvegetal.caib.es/becut.es.htm
- Eldiario.es (newspaper of 2016-09-13) Canarias, primer territorio del mundo en erradicar el picudo rojo de la palmera. https://www.eldiario.es/canariasahora/lapalmaahora/sociedad/Canarias-territorio-erradicar-picudo-palmera_0_558544629.html

* NPPO of Spain (2011-06).

* Martin R, Gonzalez A, Barrosa L, Morales M, Hernandez CD, Rodriguez X, Fajardo M (2013) Plan de surveillance, de lutte et d'éradication du charançon rouge dans les îles Canaries (Espagne). Proceedings of the AFPP - Palm pest Mediterranean Conference (Nice, FR, 2013-01-16/18), 199-207.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Present, restricted distribution view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Morocco Present, few occurrences view...
Portugal Madeira Present, no details view...
Portugal Present, restricted distribution view...