Exotic Pest Reporting
Pest and Diseases Image Library, , Bugwood.org
South American palm weevil
South American palm weevil (Rhynchophorus palmarum) is an insect pest. It was first detected in California in 2011.
This weevil has a probable role of insect vectors in the dissemination of the nematode, Radinaphelenchus cocophilus, the causative organism of red ring disease of coconuts.
12/11/2019 - San Diego Reminds Us: Don't Pack A Pest!
05/03/2018 - Palm weevil appears to be spreading north
07/13/2015 - South American Palm Weevil Detected in Arizona