Invasive Species Compendium

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Otiorhynchus meridionalis



Otiorhynchus meridionalis


  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Otiorhynchus meridionalis
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Otiorhynchus meridionalis Gyllenhal

Other Scientific Names

  • Brachyrhinus meridionalis
  • Brachyrrhinus meridionalis Gylh.

EPPO code

  • OTIOME (Otiorhynchus meridionalis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Curculionidae
  •                             Genus: Otiorhynchus
  •                                 Species: Otiorhynchus meridionalis

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

North America

USARestricted distributionCABI/EPPO, 2012
-CaliforniaRestricted distributionCABI/EPPO, 2012
-ColoradoPresentCABI/EPPO, 2012
-IdahoPresentCABI/EPPO, 2012
-MontanaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2012
-NevadaPresentCABI/EPPO, 2012
-New MexicoPresentCABI/EPPO, 2012
-UtahPresentCABI/EPPO, 2012
-WashingtonPresentCABI/EPPO, 2012


FranceRestricted distributionCABI/EPPO, 2012
-France (mainland)Restricted distributionCABI/EPPO, 2012
GermanyRestricted distributionCABI/EPPO, 2012
HungaryPresentSzénási, 2016
ItalyRestricted distributionCABI/EPPO, 2012
-Italy (mainland)Restricted distributionCABI/EPPO, 2012
-SicilyRestricted distributionCABI/EPPO, 2012
NetherlandsPresent, few occurrencesCABI/EPPO, 2012
SpainRestricted distributionCABI/EPPO, 2012
-Spain (mainland)Restricted distributionCABI/EPPO, 2012

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Beauveria bassiana Pathogen
Metarhizium anisopliae Pathogen

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