EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in France

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, restricted distribution, under eradication (2018-06)
From CABI Pest map 258 (2010): Present, few occurrences
Comments
Mediterranean coast (Occitanie, PACA) and Corsica.

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/225) : a few incursions found in 2006, in Corse, Var and Alpes-Maritimes, under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/168) : few outbreaks in Corse, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/051) : few outbreaks found in Corse (Corse du Sud), Languedoc-Roussillon (Hérault, Pyrénées-Orientales), Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (Alpes-Maritimes, Bouches-du-Rhône, Var), under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/027) : few outbreaks in Corse (Corse-du-Sud), Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur (Alpes-Maritimes, Var), under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2012/161) : found in Vaucluse, under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/107) : found in ornamental palms in private gardens in several municipalities in Bretagne, under eradication.

From NPPO (2018): the pest occurs in the southern part of Occitanie and Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur regions where eradication measures are taken. It is also present in Corsica where it is under official control.
References
* Anonymous (2007) Phyto Régions. Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’Azur. Le charançon rouge du palmier a mis le rostre en France. Phytoma - La Défense des Végétaux No. 607, p 4.

* Anonymous (2007) Phyto-Régions. Languedoc-Roussillon. Palmiers et charançon rouge. Phytoma - La Défense des Végétaux No. 610, p 3.

* Anonymous (2008) Phyto Régions. Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur. Charançon rouge dans les rue d’Antibes. Phytoma – La Défense des Végétaux No. 618, p 2.

* Chapin E et al. (2010) Classiques et nouveaux sous l'oeil du réseau. Phytoma - La Défense des Végétaux no. 365, 20-26.

* NPPO of France (2011-06, 2012-07, 2013-05, 2018-06).

* Roberti A, André N, Bodendorfer J, Colas C, Vidal C (2013) 2006-2012, évolution des foyers de charançon rouge du palmier, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) dans les trois régions contaminées: Corse, Languedoc-Roussilllon et Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur. Proceedings of the AFPP - Palm pest Mediterranean Conference (Nice, FR, 2013-01-16/18), 321-337.
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Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Absent, confirmed by survey view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...
Italy Sardegna Present, no details view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Islas Canárias Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Islas Baleares Present, no details view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...