EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Montenegro

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2012
From CABI Pest map 258 (2016): Present, few occurrences
First found in 2012 in coastal area of the city of Ulcinj on Phoenix canariensis. Until October 2014, the pest remained restricted to this area. However, it then started to spread and by 2016, it was recorded along the whole seacoast of Montenegro, causing serious damage (mainly on P. canariensis).
* Hrncic, S.; Radonjic, S.; Perovic, T. (2012) Biljni Lekar (Plant Doctor) 40(6), 516-522.
------- Ulcinj. First report. Not based on molecular evidence.

* Hrncic S, Radonjic S (2017) Spreading of red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus [Olivier]), a devastating pest of palms in Montenegro. In Proceedings of the 13th Slovenian Conference on Plant Protection (Rimske Toplice, SI, 2013-03-07/08), pp 125-131.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Albania Present, no details view...
Bosnia and Herzegovina Present, restricted distribution view...
Croatia Present, restricted distribution view...