EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Jordan

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 1999
From CABI Pest map 258 (2010): Present, few occurrences
From NPPO: Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (99/078): officially reported by Jordanian NPPO on date palms in Ghor Kebed, central Jordan valley, on 1999-05-12.
References
* 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.

* Kehat, M. (1999) Phytoparasitica 27 (3), 241-242.
------- First record.

* NPPO of Jordan (1999-05).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iraq Present, few occurrences view...
Israel Present, restricted distribution view...
Saudi Arabia Present, widespread view...
Syria Present, no details view...