South American palm borer - Paysandisia archon
Effective: April 22, 2011
Lepidoptera : Castniidae
Pest Code (NAPIS):
This pest is a member of the following lists:
This datasheet represents an Approved Method for:
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Major Hosts identified in the CAPS Host Matrix*:
New World palm/Palmetto; Palm (coconut palm, oil palm, etc.)
*This list includes important economic or environmental hosts but does not represent all major hosts of the pest. Check CPHST pest datasheet for complete list of hosts.
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Not known to transmit any human or animal pathogens.
Plant Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:
Not known to vector any pathogens or other associated organisms but damage may lead to invasion by secondary pests.