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Palmageddon: Are California’s Palms about to Face the Perfect Storm?


Rhynchophorus palmarum

Palmageddon: Are California’s Palms about to Face the Perfect Storm?

Sunday, July 24th, 2011

Two species of giant palm weevils, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (commonly known as the red palm weevil) and Rhynchophorus palmarum (South American palm weevil) have both been detected in Southern California. The red palm weevil (RPW) was officially discovered in Laguna Beach in Orange County (California USA) in September 2010. The beetle has been declared by FAO […]


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