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Pantomorus cervinus
(Fuller's rose beetle)

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Pantomorus cervinus (Fuller's rose beetle)

Summary

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  • 10 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Pantomorus cervinus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Fuller's rose beetle
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Fuller's rose weevil (Pantomorus cervinus). Actual body length 7-8mm. Note blunt snout and white mark on wing cover.
TitleAdult Fuller's rose weevil
CaptionFuller's rose weevil (Pantomorus cervinus). Actual body length 7-8mm. Note blunt snout and white mark on wing cover.
Copyright©David G. James
Fuller's rose weevil (Pantomorus cervinus). Actual body length 7-8mm. Note blunt snout and white mark on wing cover.
Adult Fuller's rose weevilFuller's rose weevil (Pantomorus cervinus). Actual body length 7-8mm. Note blunt snout and white mark on wing cover.©David G. James
Egg mass of P. cervinus beneath calyx (button) of Citrus fruit.
TitleEgg mass
CaptionEgg mass of P. cervinus beneath calyx (button) of Citrus fruit.
Copyright©David G. James
Egg mass of P. cervinus beneath calyx (button) of Citrus fruit.
Egg massEgg mass of P. cervinus beneath calyx (button) of Citrus fruit.©David G. James
Egg mass of P. cervinus on calyx of Citrus fruit.
TitleEgg mass
CaptionEgg mass of P. cervinus on calyx of Citrus fruit.
Copyright©David G. James
Egg mass of P. cervinus on calyx of Citrus fruit.
Egg massEgg mass of P. cervinus on calyx of Citrus fruit.©David G. James
Damage to Citrus leaves by P. cervinus. Note the ragged, saw-toothed appearance to the leaf margins.
TitleDamage symptoms on Citrus leaves
CaptionDamage to Citrus leaves by P. cervinus. Note the ragged, saw-toothed appearance to the leaf margins.
Copyright©David G. James
Damage to Citrus leaves by P. cervinus. Note the ragged, saw-toothed appearance to the leaf margins.
Damage symptoms on Citrus leavesDamage to Citrus leaves by P. cervinus. Note the ragged, saw-toothed appearance to the leaf margins.©David G. James
Adult Fidiobia citri, an egg parasitoid of P. cervinus.
TitleAdult parasitoid
CaptionAdult Fidiobia citri, an egg parasitoid of P. cervinus.
Copyright©David G. James
Adult Fidiobia citri, an egg parasitoid of P. cervinus.
Adult parasitoidAdult Fidiobia citri, an egg parasitoid of P. cervinus.©David G. James
Egg mass of P. cervinus parasitized by Fidiobia citri, a tink wasp. Parasitized eggs are dark with wasp pupae inside.
TitleParasitized egg mass
CaptionEgg mass of P. cervinus parasitized by Fidiobia citri, a tink wasp. Parasitized eggs are dark with wasp pupae inside.
Copyright©David G. James
Egg mass of P. cervinus parasitized by Fidiobia citri, a tink wasp. Parasitized eggs are dark with wasp pupae inside.
Parasitized egg massEgg mass of P. cervinus parasitized by Fidiobia citri, a tink wasp. Parasitized eggs are dark with wasp pupae inside.©David G. James

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Pantomorus cervinus (Boheman)

Preferred Common Name

  • Fuller's rose beetle

Other Scientific Names

  • Aramigus fulleri Horn
  • Asynonychus cervinus (Boheman)
  • Asynonychus godmani Crotch
  • Asynonychus godmanni Crotch
  • Asynonychus godnami Crotch
  • Pantomorus fulleri Horn
  • Pantomorus godmani (Crotch)

International Common Names

  • English: beetle, Fuller rose; Fuller rose beetle; Fuller rose weevil; weevil, Fuller rose
  • French: charançon a la rose; charançon du rosier

EPPO code

  • PANMCE (Pantomorus cervinus)
  • PANMGO (Pantomorus godmani)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

EgyptPresent
EritreaPresent
MoroccoPresent
RéunionPresent
South AfricaPresent

Asia

JapanPresent
TurkeyPresent

Europe

FrancePresent
ItalyPresent
PortugalPresent
-AzoresPresent
RussiaPresent
SpainPresent
-Canary IslandsPresent

North America

CanadaPresent
-OntarioPresent
MexicoPresent
United StatesPresent
-AlabamaPresent
-ArizonaPresent
-CaliforniaPresent
-ConnecticutPresent
-FloridaPresent
-GeorgiaPresent
-HawaiiPresent
-IllinoisPresent
-IndianaPresent
-IowaPresent
-LouisianaPresent
-MainePresent
-MarylandPresent
-MassachusettsPresent
-MississippiPresent
-MissouriPresent
-MontanaPresent
-NebraskaPresent
-New JerseyPresent
-New YorkPresent
-North CarolinaPresent
-OhioPresent
-OklahomaPresent
-OregonPresent
-PennsylvaniaPresent
-South CarolinaPresent
-TennesseePresent
-TexasPresent
-VirginiaPresent
-WisconsinPresent

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
-New South WalesPresent
-QueenslandPresent
-South AustraliaPresent
-TasmaniaPresent
-VictoriaPresent
-Western AustraliaPresent
New ZealandPresent
Norfolk IslandPresent

South America

ArgentinaPresent
BrazilPresent
-Sao PauloPresent
ChilePresent
-Easter IslandPresent
ParaguayPresent
PeruPresent
UruguayPresent

Growth Stages

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Post-harvest, Seedling stage, Vegetative growing stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Leaves / external feeding
Roots / external feeding
Roots / internal feeding
Roots / reduced root system

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Beauveria bassiana Pathogen Larvae
Fidiobia citri Parasite Eggs
Heterorhabditis Parasite Larvae
Metarhizium anisopliae Pathogen Adults/Larvae
Steinernema carpocapsae Parasite California

References

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1986. Fuller rose beetle: industry inspection program revives export shipping. Citrograph, 71(7):142

Anonymous, 1982. Report for 1981-1982 (thirty-fifth year). Wattle Research Institute, South Africa

Barnes BN, Swart PL, 1977. A new look at snoutbeetles on apples. Deciduous Fruit Grower, 27:258-263

Bullock RC, 1985. Potential for controlling citrus root weevil larvae and adults with chemicals. Florida Entomologist, 68(3):417-423

Bullock RC, McCoy CW, Fojtir J, 1988. Foliar sprays to control adults of the citrus weevil complex in Florida. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 101:1-5

Bullock RC, McCoy CW, Fojtir J, 1988. Foliar sprays to control adults of the citrus weevil complex in Florida. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 101:1-5

Chadwick CE, 1965. A review of Fuller's rose weevil (Pantomorus cervinus (Boh.)) (Col., Curculionidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Australia, 2:10-20

Chittenden FH, 1901. Aramigus fulleri Horn. Bulletin US Division of Entomology, 27:89-96

CIE, 1966. Pantomorus cervinus (Boh.). Series A, Map No. 214. London, UK: CAB International

Coats SA, 1990. Ovicidal effects of fenoxycarb on eggs of Fuller rose beetle, Pantomorus cervinus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomologist, 73(1):187-189

Coats SA, McCoy CW, 1990. Fuller rose beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) ovipositional preference on Florida citrus. Journal of Economic Entomology, 83(3):860-865

Coats SA, Wicker L, McCoy CW, 1990. Protein variation among Fuller rose beetle populations from Florida, California, and Arizona (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 83(6):1054-1062

Dickson RE, 1950. The Fuller rose beetle, a pest of citrus. University of California (Berkeley) Experiment Station Bulletin, 718:1-8

Elmer HS, 1986. Evaluation of materials for Fuller rose beetle. Citrograph, 71(9):176

Field RP, 1979. Integrated pest control in Victorian peach orchards: the role of Stethorus spp. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society, 18(4):315-322

Gellatley J, 1984. Fuller's rose weevil. Agfacts, No. p.28:2 pp

Haney P, Morse J, Carman G, Urena A, Brawner O, Griffiths H, Gjerde A, Phillips P, Sakovich N, 1987. The Fuller rose beetle. Progress report on a potential disaster. Citrograph, 72(8):147-150

Haney PB, Morse JG, Arpara ML, 1988. Effect of packinghouse processing and cold storage of citrus on Fuller rose beetle egg hatch (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Applied Agricultural Research, 3:61-64

Helson GAH, 1973. Insect pests. Black vine weevil. New Zealand Journal of Agriculture, 126(2):32

Hely PC, 1948. Fuller's rose weevil (Pantomorus asynonychus godmani). Agricultural Gazette (NSW), 23-24

Hely PC, Pasfield G, Gellatley JG, 1982. Insect Pests of Fruit and Vegetables in NSW. Sydney, New South Wales, Australia: Department of Agriculture, New South Wales, viii + 312 pp

Henderson P, 1879. Fuller's rose beetle. Gardener's Monthly (March), 86-88

James DG, 1991. An evaluation of chemical and physical treatments to prevent Fuller's rose weevil oviposition on citrus fruit. Plant Protection Quarterly, 6(2):79-81

Johnson JA, Soderstrom EL, Brandl DG, Houck LG, Wofford PL, 1990. Gamma radiation as a quarantine treatment for fuller rose beetle eggs (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on citrus fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology, 83(3):905-909

King JR, 1958. Occurrence, distribution and control of Fuller's rose beetle in Florida citrus groves. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 71:146-152

Knapp JL, 1985. The citrus root weevils in Florida: an Extension Service perspective. Florida Entomologist, 68(3):368-370

Kovach J, Gorsuch CS, 1986. The emergence of Fuller rose beetles, Pantomorus cervinus (Boheman), in a peach orchard. Journal of Entomological Science, 21(4):315

Lakin KR, Morse JG, 1989. A degree-day model for Fuller's rose beetle, Pantomorus cervinus (Boheman) (Col., Curculionidae) egg hatch. Journal of Applied Entomology, 107(1):102-106

Lanteri AA, 1993. Geographic parthenogenesis and synonymy of Asynonychus cervinus (Boheman) [Pantomorus cervinus] and A. godmanni Crotch [P. cervinus] (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Revista de la Sociedad Entomologica Argentina, 52(1-4):100

Learmonth S, Matthiessen J, 1990. Integrated control of soil insect pests of potatoes. Journal of Agriculture, Western Australia, 31(4):155-158

Lodos N, 1990. Pantomorus cervinus (Boh.) an important pest species of weevil recently detected in Turkey (Coleoptera, Curculionidae). Turkiye Entomoloji Dergisi, 14(4):245-250

Luna de Carvalho E, 1994. Notes on the presence of American Coleoptera in Portugal. (Insecta, Coleoptera). Boletim da Sociedade Portuguesa de Entomologia, 15(No. 147):341-346; 8 ref

Madge DG, Clarke K, Buchanan GA, Wilkins B, 1992. Seasonal abundance and distribution of Fuller's rose weevil, Asynonychus cervinus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Sunraysia citrus groves. Plant Protection Quarterly, 7(1):3-6

Magarey RD, Buchanan GA, Franz PR, Roberts GS, 1993. Evaluation of lambdacyhalothrin and deltamethrin trunk treatments for control of Fuller's rose weevil, Asynonychus cervinus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), on citrus. Plant Protection Quarterly, 8(4):123-126

Magarey RD, Clarke K, Madge DG, Buchanan GA, 1992. Comparative efficacy of trunk treatments for control of Fuller's rose weevil, Asynonychus cervinus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), on citrus. Plant Protection Quarterly, 7(1):7-9

Masaki M, Kadoi M, Yoneda M, 1996. Effects of temperature on development of Fuller's rose weevil, Pantomorus cervinus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Research Bulletin of the Plant Protection Service, Japan, No. 32:7-13; 16 ref

McCoy CW, Bullock RC, Soares GG, Tarrant CA, Beavers GM, 1984. Pathogens of the citrus root weevil complex and the potential use of Beauveria bassiana as a microbial control agent in Florida. Proceedings of the International Society for Citriculture, 1:462-465

McCoy CW, Tarrant CA, 1987. Rooting out the weevil. Research 87 Gainesville, FL 32611, USA, 14-15

McCoy CW, Terranova AC, Miller WR, Ismail MA, Carroll CC, 1994. Vapor heat treatment for the eradication of fuller rose beetle eggs on grapefruit and its effect on fruit quality. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society, 107:235-240; 22 ref

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

Morse JG, DeMason DA, Arpaia MS, Phillips PA, Goodell PB, Haney PB, Smith DJ, 1988. Options in controlling the Fuller rose beetle. Citrograph, 73(7):135-140

Morse JG, Phillips PA, Goodell PB, Flaherty DL, Adams CJ, Frommer SI, 1987. Monitoring Fuller rose beetle populations in citrus groves and egg mass levels on fruit. The Pest Control Circular, 547, August 1987.Ontario, USA: Sunkist Growers Inc

Myburgh AC, Rust DJ, Stubbings D, 1975. Snoutbeetles (kalanders) on apples. Deciduous Fruit Grower, 25:208-211

Normark BB, 1996. Phylogeny and evolution of parthenogenetic weevils of the Aramigus tessellatus species complex (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Naupactini): evidence from mitochondrial DNA sequences. Evolution, 50(2):734-745; 52 ref

Olalquiaga FG, 1980. Phytosanitary features of Easter Island. Revista Chilena de Entomologia, 10:101-102

Osborne LS, Boucias DG, 1985. A review of chemical antagonists to mycopathogens of citrus root weevils. Florida Entomologist, 68(3):409-416

Prestidge RA, Holland PT, Clarke AD, Malcolm CP, 1989. Pesticides for use close to and during harvest of persimmons. Proceedings of the Forty Second New Zealand Weed and Pest Control Conference, Taranki Country Lodge, New Plymouth, August 8-10, 1989 Palmerston North, New Zealand; New Zealand Weed and Pest Control Society Inc., 195-199

Quayle HJ, 1941. Insects of Citrus and other Subtropical Fruits. Ithaca, New York, USA: Comstock Publishing Company

Quayle HJ, 1941. Insects of Citrus and other Subtropical Fruits. Ithaca, New York, USA: Comstock Publishing Company

Quilici S, Langlois A, 1993. Bioecological survey of weevils damaging fruit crops in Reunion Island. Bulletin OILB/SROP, 16(7):30-40

Sale P, 1997. An effective chemical trunk treatment for Fuller's rose weevil control. Orchardist, 70(10):63-66

Schotman CYL, 1989. Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean. RLAC-PROVEG, No. 21:80 pp

Sikharulidze AM, 1975. Biting pests of tung and their control. Subtropicheskie Kultury, 5:71-76

Smith D, Beattie GAC, Broadley R, 1997. Citrus pests and their natural enemies: integrated pest management in Australia (Series: Information series, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Q197030)

Soderstrom EL, Brandl DG, Hartsell PL, Mackey B, 1991. Fumigants as treatments for harvested citrus fruits infested with Asynonychus godmani (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology, 84(3):936-941

Stephen D, 1991. Citrus growers beware - weevil about. Orchardist of New Zealand, 64(11):30-31

Woodruff RE, Bullock RC, 1979. Fullers's rose weevil Pantomorus cervinus (Boheman) in Florida (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Entomology Circular, Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, No. 207:4 pp

Distribution References

Anonymous, 1982. Report for 1981-1982 (thirty-fifth year)., South Africa: Wattle Research Institute.

Barnes B N, Swart P L, 1977. A new look at snoutbeetles on apples. Deciduous Fruit Grower. 27 (8), 258-263.

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CHADWICK C E, 1965. A review of Fuller's rose weevil (Pantomorus cervinus (Boh.)) (Col, Curcwltonidae). Journal of the Entomological Society of Australia (N.S.W.). 10-20 pp.

Coats S A, McCoy C W, 1990. Fuller rose beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) ovipositional preference on Florida citrus. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83 (3), 860-865. DOI:10.1093/jee/83.3.860

Field R P, 1979. Integrated pest control in Victorian peach orchards: the role of Stethorus spp. (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Journal of the Australian Entomological Society. 18 (4), 315-322.

Helson G A H, 1973. Insect pests. Black vine weevil. New Zealand Journal of Agriculture. 126 (2), 32.

James D G, 1991. An evaluation of chemical and physical treatments to prevent Fuller's rose weevil oviposition on citrus fruit. Plant Protection Quarterly. 6 (2), 79-81.

Johnson J A, Soderstrom E L, Brandl D G, Houck L G, Wofford P L, 1990. Gamma radiation as a quarantine treatment for fuller rose beetle eggs (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on citrus fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83 (3), 905-909. DOI:10.1093/jee/83.3.905

Knapp J L, 1985. The citrus root weevils in Florida: an Extension Service perspective. In: Florida Entomologist, 68 (3) 368-370. DOI:10.2307/3495120

Kovach J, Gorsuch C S, 1986. The emergence of Fuller rose beetles, Pantomorus cervinus (Boheman), in a peach orchard. Journal of Entomological Science. 21 (4), 315.

Learmonth S, Matthiessen J, 1990. Integrated control of soil insect pests of potatoes. Journal of Agriculture, Western Australia. 31 (4), 155-158.

Lodos N, 1990. Pantomorus cervinus (Boh.) an important pest species of weevil recently detected in Turkey (Coleoptera, Curculionidae). (Türkie'de yeni saptanan önemli bir zararlı böcek türü: Pantomorus cervinus (Boh.) (Coleoptera, Curculionidae).). Türkiye Entomoloji Dergisi. 14 (4), 245-250.

Madge D G, Clarke K, Buchanan G A, Wilkins B, 1992. Seasonal abundance and distribution of Fuller's rose weevil, Asynonychus cervinus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Sunraysia citrus groves. Plant Protection Quarterly. 7 (1), 3-6.

Magarey R D, Buchanan G A, Franz P R, Roberts G S, 1993. Evaluation of lambdacyhalothrin and deltamethrin trunk treatments for control of Fuller's rose weevil, Asynonychus cervinus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), on citrus. Plant Protection Quarterly. 8 (4), 123-126.

Masaki M, Kadoi M, Yoneda M, 1996. Effects of temperature on development of Fuller's rose weevil, Pantomorus cervinus (Boheman) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Research Bulletin of the Plant Protection Service, Japan. 7-13.

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

Morse J G, DeMason D A, Arpaia M S, Phillips P A, Goodell P B, Haney P B, Smith D J, 1988. Options in controlling the Fuller rose beetle. Citrograph. 73 (7), 135-140.

Myburgh A C, Rust D J, Stubbings D, 1975. Snoutbeetles (kalanders) on apples. Deciduous Fruit Grower. 25 (8), 208-211.

Olalquiaga F G, 1980. Phytosanitary features of Easter Island. (Aspectos fitosanitarios de la Isla de Pascua.). Revista Chilena de Entomologia. 101-102.

Quilici S, Langlois A, 1993. Bioecological survey of weevils damaging fruit crops in Reunion Island. In: Bulletin OILB/SROP, 16 (7) 30-40.

Sale P, 1997. An effective chemical trunk treatment for Fuller's rose weevil control. Orchardist. 70 (10), 63-66.

Sikharulidze A M, 1975. Biting pests of tung and their control. Subtropicheskie Kul'tury. 71-76.

Smith D, Beattie GAC, Broadley R, 1997. Citrus pests and their natural enemies: integrated pest management in Australia (Series: Information series, Queensland Department of Primary Industries, Q197030).,

Stephen D, 1991. Citrus growers beware - weevil about. Orchardist of New Zealand. 64 (11), 30-31.

UK, CAB International, 1966. Pantomorus cervinus. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 214. DOI:10.1079/DMPP20056600214

Woodruff R E, Bullock R C, 1979. Fullers's rose weevil Pantomorus cervinus (Boheman) in Florida (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). In: Entomology Circular, Division of Plant Industry, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, 4 pp.

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