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Victor Sarto i Monteys, Servei de Proteccio dels Vegetals,

Palm borer

Paysandisia archon

Palm borer (Paysandisia archon) is an insect pest of palm trees. It is a native of South America and was first detected in Europe.

Damage from this pest is caused by larval feeding in stems and trunks.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet and the CABI data sheet.
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