EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Croatia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2011
From CABI Pest map 258 (2016): Present, restricted distribution
According to Milek & Šimala (2013): first caught in August 2011 in pheromone traps on Phoenix canariensis in the area of Turanj (Zadar county), and then in Šibenik (Šibenik-Knin county). In 2012, it spread further within Šibenik-Knin county and was also found in Opatija (Primorsko-Goranska county).
* Ivic, D.; Budinscak, Z.; Tomic, Z.; Simala, M.; Buljubasic, I.; Novak, A.; Rehak, T.; Bjelis, M.; Milek, T. M. (2012) Glasilo Biljne Zastite 12 (6), 455-476.

* Milek TM, Šimala M (2011)[ First record of [Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier, 1790)] - red palm weevil in Croatia]. Glasilo Biljne Zaštite. 11 (6), 397-406 (in Croatian). http://www.hdbz.hr
------- Turanj area in Zadar county, then Sibenik area in Sibenik-Knin county. First report.

* Milek, T. M.; Simala, M. (2012) Glasilo Biljne Zastite 12 (3), 211-219.
------- First recorded in 2011.

* Milek T M, Šimala M (2013) First records of the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier, 1790) and the palm borer, Paysandisia archon (Burmeister, 1880) in Croatia. In: Proceedings of the 11th Slovenian Conference on Plant Protection (Bled, SI, 2013-03-05/06), pp 366-368.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bosnia and Herzegovina Present, restricted distribution view...
Montenegro Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Absent, pest eradicated view...