Pest Risk Analysis - Scyphophorus acupunctatus
Since 1980, Scyphophorus acupunctatus has been found 13 times at post import inspections in the Netherlands, on plants mainly originating from Guatemala:
Beaucarnea (1984, 1987, 1989, 1997-2x, 2001-2x, 2003, 2004, 2006)
Yucca (1980, 2001)
In all cases, one individual beetle was found except the one in 2006 when 3 larvae and 2 beetles were found on Beaucarnea. In 2006, insecticide treatments (with carbofuran) were carried out at the importing company and no further beetles or larvae were observed. Pest status in the Netherlands: absent.
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