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Quickscan Tanymecus lacaena


This Quickscan concerns the broad-nosed weevil species Tanymecus lacaena which was intercepted on Tillandsia usneoides (Spanish moss) imported from the USA. The species is not known as an important pest in its current area of distribution. Risk assessment: the species poses no or a low risk for plant health in the Netherlands because the pest is unlikely to establish in the Netherlands. Pest status of Tanymecus lacaena in the Netherlands: absent, intercepted only


  • Tanymecus


  • Citrus


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PRA Area

  • Netherlands