Rhynchophorus palmarum

Names

Rhynchophorus palmarum in different languages.

Broca-do-coqueiro
Calandra palmarum
Cordyle barbirostris
Cordyle palmarum
Curculio palmarum
Neotropical palm weevil
Palm-marrow weevil
Rhynchophorus barbirostris
Rhynchophorus cycadis
Rhynchophorus depressus
Rhynchophorus languinosus
South American palm weevil
Giant palm weevil
Palm marrow weevil
Palm weevil
South American palm weevil
Neotropischer Palmenrüssler
Charançon du palmier
Casanga
Gorgojo prieto de la palma
Mayate prieto del cocotero
Picudo negro de la palma
Broca-do-olho-do-coqueiro
Calandra palmarum
Cordyle barbirostris
Curculio palmarum
Rhynchophorus barbirostris
Rhynchophorus cycadis
Rhynchophorus depressus
Rhynchophorus languinosus
Rhynchophorus palmarum
Broca-do-coqueiro
Chunta kuru

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Palm weevil


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Trinidad and Tobago
,
November
2011
Palm weevil
Recognize the problem
These insects live inside of palm plants and destroy them. They also spread the
nematode that causes the red ring disease.
The weevils cause the crown leaves to dry and turn yellow. The new leaves
and the flowers die. The red ring can be seen when the stems of infected
plants are cut. In the late stage of...

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Guard basket traps for control of palm weevil in coconut


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Trinidad and Tobago
,
December
2013
Guard Basket traps for control of Palm Weevil in Coconut
Recognize the problem
The palm weevil vectors the red ring nematode inside its body and carries it to
the trunk of healthy trees. The nematode enters the palm though wounds and
causes death of the coconut palm.
Background
Guard baskets are designed to protect the estate from frequent outbreaks...

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Control of the coconut palm weevil


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS www.plantwise.org Created in Grenada , October 2012 Control of the Coconut Palm Weevil Recognize the problem The coconut palm weevil causes major economic damage to coconut trees, especially the dwarf varieties. It causes the young leaves to turn yellow and die. It can spread red ring disease and mites. The weevils bore in to oil palm and trunks of coconut trees and feed on them. An infested tree grows slowly and the crown...

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Coconut Weevil on Coconut




Rhynchophorus spp


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Screening Aid
The Red Palm Weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Olivier), and South
American Palm Weevil, R. palmarum (L.), are the two of the most
destructive of six species in Rhynchophorus that are known to attack
palms. These weevils are well-known pests of date palms but can attack
a number of other hosts. Rhynchophorus ferrugineus has been reported
to also attack agave and sugar cane and R. palmarum has a wider range
of reported...

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Natural enemy

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