Red Palm Weevil

Palmarum Survey

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Survey responses help southern California scientists collect data on this new pest and document it's affects on local palms.
 

Report Infested Palms

 

Visual Keys to Identifying a South American Palm Weevil Infestation

infested palm
infested palm (c) CISR/CNAS
infested palm (c) CISR/CNAS
infested palm (c) CISR/CNAS
Palmarum
Palmarum

Shown above are dead Canary Islands date palms killed by R. palmarum in San Diego County, California USA. Note the “halo” of fronds around the trunk apex. Healthy Canary Islands date palm will show strong vertical central fronds which are absent in these photos. The South American Palm Weevil is shown in the bottom center and bottom right photos.

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