Resources

Links

Report infested palms at https://cisr.ucr.edu/palmarum_survey.html

General information on palm trees and their insect pests:

http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/GARDEN/PLANTS/palm.html

Common palm diseases in California, and distinguishing them from SAPW infestations:http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74148.html

Detailed summary of SAPW facts, life history, and potential damage: https://biocontrol.ucr.edu/pdfs/usda-palmarum-fact-sheet.pdf

Detailed directions to diagnose, monitor, and trap SAPW and treat or remove palms:

https://biocontrol.ucr.edu/south_american_palm_weevil.html

Factsheets

Download all 5 factsheets here!

Topics include: Introduction to new pest the South American Palm weevil, Common Palm Problems and look-a-likes, tree treatment and removal options, what to do if you find palm weevils on your property or county property, and palm tree identification and susceptibility. 

Detection, Trapping, and Monitoring Protocol

Download here!