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Otiorhynchus rugosostriatus
(rough strawberry root weevil)

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Otiorhynchus rugosostriatus (rough strawberry root weevil)

Summary

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  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Otiorhynchus rugosostriatus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • rough strawberry root weevil
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
  • Summary of Invasiveness
  • Although adult weevils are flightless, the larvae and adults are transported around the roots of plant material. It has been introduced inadvertently, through trade on plant material, into North America, South America, Australia and New Zealand.
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Otiorhynchus rugosostriatus (Goeze) 1777

Preferred Common Name

  • rough strawberry root weevil

Other Scientific Names

  • Brachyrhinus rugosostriatus (Goeze) 1777
  • Curculio rugosostriatus Goeze, 1777
  • Curculio scabrosus Marsham, 1802
  • Otiorhynchus scabrosus (Marsham, 1802)

International Common Names

  • English: rough strawberry weevil; weevil, rough strawberry
  • French: charançon à stries rugueuses; otiorrhynque des cyclamens

Local Common Names

  • Indonesia: kumbang penggerek akar
  • Netherlands: lapsnuittor, zwarte; zwarte lapsnuittor

EPPO code

  • OTIORS (Otiorhynchus rugosostriatus)

Summary of Invasiveness

Top of page Although adult weevils are flightless, the larvae and adults are transported around the roots of plant material. It has been introduced inadvertently, through trade on plant material, into North America, South America, Australia and New Zealand.

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

Asia

TurkeyPresentNative Not invasive Oncüer & Karogoz, 1995

North America

CanadaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-British ColumbiaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982; Anderson, 1998; Anderson, 1999
-New BrunswickPresentIntroduced Not invasive Anderson, 1998; Anderson, 1999
-Nova ScotiaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982; Anderson, 1998; Anderson, 1999
-OntarioPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982; Anderson, 1998; Anderson, 1999
-QuebecPresentIntroduced Not invasive Anderson, 1998; Anderson, 1999
USAPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-ArizonaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-CaliforniaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982; Caterino, 2002
-ColoradoPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-ConnecticutPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982; Maier, 1986
-GeorgiaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-IdahoPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-IndianaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-KentuckyPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-MarylandPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-MinnesotaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-MissouriPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-MontanaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-NevadaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-New JerseyPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-New MexicoPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-New YorkPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-North CarolinaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-OhioPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-OregonPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-PennsylvaniaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-Rhode IslandPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-South CarolinaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-TennesseePresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-UtahPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-VirginiaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-WashingtonPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982; Shanks, 1991; Wheeler, 1999
-West VirginiaPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-WisconsinPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982
-WyomingPresentIntroduced Not invasive O'Brien and Wibmer, 1982

South America

ChilePresentIntroduced Not invasive Wibmer and O'Brien, 1986; Devotto and Gerding, 2001

Europe

BelgiumPresentNative Not invasive Casteels and de Clercq, 1988
BulgariaPresentIntroduced Not invasive Vulkov, 1983
FrancePresentNative Not invasive Hoffmann, 1958; Tempère and Péricart, 1989
GermanyPresentNative Not invasive
HungaryPresentNative Not invasive Podlussány, 2001
ItalyPresentNative Not invasive Landi, 1991
NorwayPresentIntroduced2001 Invasive Sagvolden and Hansen, 2001
SerbiaPresentGraora et al., 2006
SwedenPresentWestermark, 2007
UKPresentNative Not invasive Coghill and Light, 1981

Oceania

AustraliaPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-TasmaniaPresentIntroduced Invasive Miller, 1979
New ZealandPresentIntroduced1940 Invasive O'Donnell, 1984

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Growth Stages

Top of page Flowering stage, Fruiting stage, Seedling stage, Vegetative growing stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / reduced size
Leaves / abnormal colours
Leaves / external feeding
Roots / external feeding
Stems / external feeding
Whole plant / dwarfing
Whole plant / external feeding
Whole plant / wilt

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Dirhincus ramealis Parasite Larvae

Plant Trade

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Plant parts liable to carry the pest in trade/transportPest stagesBorne internallyBorne externallyVisibility of pest or symptoms
Growing medium accompanying plants adults; larvae; pupae Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Roots adults; larvae; pupae Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye

References

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Anderson RS, 1998. Weevils (Curculionidae). In: Scudder GGE, Smith IM. Assessment of species diversity in the Montane Cordilla Ecozone, 1-18 Ecological Monitoring and Assessment Network. World wide web site at http:www.cciw.ca/eman-temp/reports/publications/99-montane/weevils/weevil108.html.

Anderson RS, 1999. Weevils (Curculionidae) (excluding Scolytidae, Platopodidae). Burlington, Ontario: Environment Canada, http://www.eman-rese.ca/eman/reports/publications/99_montane/weevils/weevil08.html.

Antonelli AL; Shanks CH Jr; Fisher GC, 1988. Small fruit pests. Biology, diagnosis and management. Extension Bulletin, Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture, Washington State University, No. 1388:20pp.

Brockerhoff EG; Bain J, 2000. Biosecurity implications of exotic beetles attacking trees and shrubs in New Zealand. Proceedings of the 53rd New Zealand Weed and Pest Control Conference.. New Zealand Weed and Pest Control Society Inc. Palmerston North, 321-327.

Casteels H; Clercq R de, 1988. Observations on weevil pests in nurseries. Mededelingen van de Faculteit Landbouwwetenschappen, Rijksuniversiteit Gent, 53(3a):1169-1174

Caterino MS, 2002. The Curculionidae of California. http://www.sbnature.org/collections/invert/entom/weevils.pdf.

Coghill KJ; Light WIStG, 1981. Wingless weevils. Leaflet, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, No. 57:8 pp.

Devotto LM; Gerding MP, 2001. Curculionids on Berries. Lima: Government of Chile, Agriculture Ministry, http://www.inia.cl/cobertuna/quilamapu/tattersall/tattersall6.htm.

Funt RC; Ellis MA; Welty C, 2000. Midwest Small Fruit Pest Management Handbook, Bulletin 861. Colombia, Ohio: Midwest Extension Publications. http://www.fruit.osu.edu/~pested/documents/.

Goeze JAE, 1777. Entomologische Beyträge zu des Ritter Linné zwölften Ausgabe des Natursystems. Vol 1:395. Leipzig: Weidmann.

Graora D; Spasic R; Jerinic-Prodanovic D, 2006. Coroebus elatus and Otiorrhynchus rugosostriatus, pests of strawberry root. (Coroebus elatus i Otiorrhynchus rugosostriatus - ?tetocine korena jagode.) Biljni Lekar (Plant Doctor), 34(2):130-134.

Helm H, 2001. Root weevils: Troublesome Rhododendron pests. JARS, 55(4):195. http://www.rhododendron.org/v54m4p195.htm.

Hoffmann A, 1958. Faune de France: Coléoptéres, Curculionides. Paris: Librairie de la Faculté des Sciences.

Kacharmazov V; Zamfirov Ts; Choleva B, 1976. Protection of strawberry mother plants from pests and diseases. Rastitelna Zashchita, 24(7):19-21.

Landi S, 1991. Contribution to the knowledge of Otiorrhynchus salicicola Heyd. (Coleoptera Curculionidae). Redia, 74(1):127-134

Maier CT, 1986. Relative abundance of adults of Callirhopalus bifasciatus (Roelofs) and three Otiorhynchus spp. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on certain cultivated and wild plants in Connecticut. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 94(1):70-77

May BM, 1993. Larvae of Curculionoidea (Insecta: Coleoptera): a systematic overview. Fauna of New Zealand Auckland, New Zealand; DSIR Plant Protection, Mt Albert Research Centre, No. 28:223 pp.

McGavin GC; Graham MWR de V, 1993. A host record for Dirhicnus ramealis (Nees) (Hym., Pteromalidae) and the designation of a neotype. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 129(1544-1547):39-40

Miller LA, 1979. Weevil pests of horticultural crops. Journal of Agriculture, Tasmania, 50(2):52-53.

NRC, 2002. Root Weevils. Natural Resources Canada, Pacific Forestry Center, http://www.pcf.forestry.ca/diseases/nursery/pests/rootweev_e.html.

O'Brien CW; Wibmer GJ, 1982. Weevils of North America. Memoirs of the American Entomology Institute, 34:50.

O'Donnell M, 1984. Recent occurrences of Otiorhynchus rugosostriatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Christchurch. New Zealand Entomologist, 8:36-37

Oncüer C; Karagoz M, 1995. Distribution of Otiorhynchus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) species harmful in vineyards of Thrace region and biology and control of Otiorhynchus peregrinus Strl. Turkish Journal of Agriculture & Forestry, 19(4):247-258.

Podlussány A, 2001. Somogy megye ormányosalkatú bogarainak katalógusa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Natura Somogyiensis, 1:237-252.

Sagvolden BA; Hansen LO, 2001. Notes on Norwegian Coleoptera 5. Norwegian Journal of Entomology, 48(2):281-287; 35 ref.

Shanks CH Jr, 1991. Root weevils of berry crops. Extension Bulletin - Cooperative Extension, College of Agriculture & Home Economics, Washington State University, No. EB0965:3 pp.

Shearer PW, 2003. Insect parasitic nematodes for strawberry pest management, http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/nematodes/strawberry_fact_sheet.htm.

Tempère G; Péricart J, 1989. Coléoptères Curculionidae Quatrième Partie. Compléments aux trois volumes d'Adolphe Hoffmann Corrections, Additions et Répertoire. Faune de France, 74:84-85.

Vulkov G, 1983. The fauna of strawberry plantations in Bulgaria. Gradinarska i Lozarska Nauka, 20(1):20-26

Westermark P, 2007. Dispersal of the weevil Otiorhynchus rugosostriatus (Goeze) to Uppsala. (Spridning av viveln Otiorhynchus rugosostriatus (Goeze) till Uppsala.) Entomologisk Tidskrift, 128(4):183-184. http://www.sef.nu/

Wheeler AG, 1999. Otiorhynchus ovatus, O. rugosostriatus, and O. sulcatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae): exotic weevils in natural communities, mainly mid-Appalachian shale barrens and outcrops. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 101(3):689-692.

Wibmer GJ; O'Brien CW, 1986. Checklist of Weevils of South America. Memoirs of the American Entomology Institute, 39:73.

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