EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)

Distribution details in Syria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2001
From CABI Pest map 258 (2016): Present, no details
* INTERNET (last retrieved on 2007-02-02)
Red palm weevil home. First report of RPW in Syria. http://www.redpalmweevil.com/RPWReport/Syria.htm

* Kadour, Z.; El-Bouhssini, M.; Trissi, A. N.; Nahal, M. K.; Masri, A. (2014) Arab Journal of Plant Protection 32 (1), 72-78.

* Rugman-Jones, P. F.; Hoddle, C. D.; Hoddle, M. S.; Stouthamer, R. (2013) PLoS ONE 8 (10), e78379.
------- Verified by molecular means.

* Schmidt HU (2010) Survey of natural enemies of red palm weevil in Syria. 57 Deutsche Pflanzenschutztagung (2010-09-06/09, Berlin). JKI Archives no. 428, p 516.
------- Introduced in 2001. Occurs near Latakia and Tartous.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iraq Present, few occurrences view...
Israel Present, restricted distribution view...
Jordan Present, few occurrences view...
Lebanon Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...