EPPO Global Database

Hypothenemus hampei(STEHHA)

Distribution details in Puerto Rico

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2007
From CABI Pest map 170 (2005): Absent, unreliable record
According to information received by CABI in 2005, the record from Le Pelley (1968) was mistaken according to Vega et al. (2002).

Reported for the first time in Puerto Rico in August 2007 (NAPPO, 2010).
* Le Pelley RH (1968) Pests of coffee, 433-444. Longmans, London and Harlow, UK.

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports. USA (2010-10-26) Detection of Hypothenemus hampei, coffee berry borer, in Kona, Hawaii.
------- This report also mentions a first record of H. hampei in Puerto Rico in August 2007.

* Vega FE, Franqui RA, Benavides P (2002) Journal of Insect Science (Tucson) 2(13), 1-3.