EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Portugal

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2007
From CABI Pest map 258 (2016): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/022) : Present, first found in 2007 (4 locations in Algarve and 1 in central region), under eradication.
* 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.

* Fremlin M (2019) Red plam weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Col: Curculionidae) and mystery flower chafer cocoons found in a Canary Island date palm stump in the Algarve. Bulletin of the Amateur Entomologists' Society 78, 28-44.
------- Algarve, Madeira.

* NPPO of Portugal (2008-02).

* Ramos, A. P.; Rocha, M.; Belchior, S.; Peixoto, R.; Caetano, F.; Lima, A. (2015) Revista de Ciencias Agrarias (Portugal) 38 (2), 220-229.
------- Not based on molecular evidence.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Spain Islas Baleares Present, no details view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Spain Islas Canárias Absent, pest eradicated view...