EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Mauritania

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2015
First found in December 2015 in the Tidjikja oasis in Tagant Wilaya. Eradication measures were taken. In April 2017, only 2 infestations and 1 beetle caught in a trap were recorded in Tidjikja. Eradication continues.
* Faleiro JR, Ferry M, Yaseen T, Al-Dobai S (2019) Overview of the gaps, challenges and prospects of red palm weevil management. Arab Journal of Plant Protection 37(2), 170-177.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Algeria Absent, confirmed by survey view...
Morocco Present, few occurrences view...