EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Slovenia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2009
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent: pest eradicated (2017-07)
From CABI Pest map 258 (2010): Present, no details
Comments
Detected in September 2009, in a date palm tree (Phoenix dactylifera) growing in a private garden in Portoro┼ż (raised from seed about 40 years before by the owner). Further inspections revealed other infested palm trees in Koper. Under eradication.

From NPPO (2017): eradicated.
References
* INTERNET
Phytosanitary Administration of the Republic of Slovenia. Red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier)).
http://www.fu.gov.si/en/services_and_measures/regulated_organisms/red_palm_weevil_rhynchophorus_ferrugineus_olivier/

* NPPO of Slovenia (2017-07).

* Seljak G (2013) [The dynamics of introduction of alien phytophagous insects and mites into Slovenia]. Acta Entomologica Slovenica 21(2), 85-122 (in Slovenian).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, confirmed by survey view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Sardegna Present, no details view...
Italy Sicilia Present, no details view...