EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Saudi Arabia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1987
From CABI Pest map 258 (2016): Present, widespread
* Abraham, V. A.; Faleiro, J. R.; Al-Shuaibi, M. A.; Al-Abdan, S. (2001) Journal of Tropical Agriculture 39 (2), 197-199.

* CIE (1987) A18484, A18505.
------- Al-Qatif.

* Faleiro, J. R.; Abraham, V. A.; Nabil Noudi; Al Shuaibi, M. A.; Kumar, T. P. (2000) Indian Journal of Entomology 62 (4), 427-433.

* 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.

* Hoddle, M. S.; Al-Abbad, A. H.; El-Shafie, H. A. F.; Faleiro, J. R.; Sallam, A. A.; Hoddle, C. D. (2013) Crop Protection 53, 152-160.
------- Not based on molecular evidence.

* Sadder, T.; Vidyasagar, P. S. P. V.; Aldosari, S. A.; Abdel-Aszim, M. M.; Al-Doss, A. A. (2016) Oriental Insects 49 (3-4), 198-211.
------- Verified by molecular means.

* Vidyasagar, P. S. P. V.; Mohammed Hagi; Abozuhairah, R. A.; Al-Mohanna, O. E.; Al-Saihati, A. A. (2000) Planter 76 (891), 347-355.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iraq Present, few occurrences view...
Jordan Present, few occurrences view...
Kuwait Present, no details view...
Oman Present, no details view...
Qatar Present, no details view...
United Arab Emirates Present, no details view...
Yemen Present, restricted distribution view...