EPPO Global Database

Scyphophorus acupunctatus(SCYPIN)

Distribution details in Italy

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, few occurrences
From CABI Pest map 066 (2006): Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2002/046) : found on Beaucarnea recurvata as a glasshouse incursion.

EPPO Reporting Service (2008/179) : found outdoor on Agave americana in parks and gardens in the city of Catania, Sicilia, surveys will be carried out.
References
* Colombo M (2000) Scyphophorus acupunctatus Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): Prima segnalazione per l'Italia. Bolletino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 32(2), 165-170.

* Longo S (2007) [Sexual dimorphism differences between adult populations of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus and Scyphophorus acupunctatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Sicilia]. Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 39(1), 45-50 (in Italian).

* Longo S (2008) [Morphological and biological remarks on the Agave weevil Scyphophorus acupunctatus (Coleoptera: Cucurlionidae) in Sicilia]. Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 40(1), 45-50 (in Italian).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, few occurrences view...