EPPO Global Database

Rhynchophorus palmarum(RHYCPA)

Distribution details in United States of America (Texas)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Transient, under eradication
Comments
From NAPPO (2002-04-11): records in California and Texas date back to 1918, and the pest has not been found since.

From NPPO (2012-06-18): found twice in Alamo, Texas.
References
* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. News story (2002-14-11) Palm weevil's status in the US.
http://www.pestalert.org/viewArchNewsStory.cfm?nid=174

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports. USA (2012-06-18) Detection of the South American Palm Weevil (Rhynchophorus palmarum) in Texas.
http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=519
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...