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Rhynchophorus ferrugineus(RHYCFE)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: RHYCFE
  • Preferred name: Rhynchophorus ferrugineus
  • Authority: (Olivier)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Calandra ferruginea (Fabricius)
Curculio ferrugineus Olivier
Rhynchophorus signaticollis Chevrolat

Common names
Name Language
indomalaiischer Palmenrüssler German
Asiatic palm weevil English
coconut weevil English
palm weevil English
red palm weevil English
red stripe weevil English
picudo rojo de las palmeras Spanish
charançon asiatique du palmier French
charançon rouge du palmier French
punteruolo rosso della palma Italian
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Coleoptera ( 1COLEO )
Family Dryophthoridae ( 1DRYOF )
Genus Rhynchophorus ( 1RHYCG )
Species Rhynchophorus ferrugineus ( RHYCFE )