EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2005
From CABI Pest map 258 (2016): Present, widespread
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2006/226) : Kriti and Rhodos, under official control.

Also found on mainland Greece.
References
* Anagnou-Veroniki M, Papaioannou-Souliotis P, Karanastasi E, Giannopolitis CN (2008) New records of plant pests and weeds in Greece, 1990-2007. Hellenic Plant Protection Journal 1(2), 55-78.

* Faleiro JR, Ben Abdallah A, El-Bellaj M, Al Ajlan AM, Oihabi A (2012) Threat of the red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier) to date palm plantations in North Africa. Arab Journal of Plant Protection 30, 274-280.

* INTERNET (last accessed in 2011-01)
BIOGAIA. Network for the Biological Culture and Sustainable Production. Rhynchophorus ferrugineus in Greece. http://www.biogaia.org.gr/RPWsite/
------- Found in Kriti (Malia and Gouves), Rhodos, Attica (Oropos, Kalamos and Ellinikon), Voiotia (Dilesi), Ilia (Illini, Palouki Amaliada).

* NPPO of Greece (2006-12).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Albania Present, no details view...
Bulgaria Transient, under eradication view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...