Eucalyptus weevil

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Eucalyptus weevil (Gonipterus scutellatus) is a beetle that defoliates eucalypt trees. It feeds on leaves and growing shoots and the female adult lay eggs on the new leaves. Severe defoliations can cause growth suppression or even tree mortality.

Eucalyptus weevil risk workshop 3: Disseminating the risk management plan

21 March 2019 in Pontevedra (Spain)


1 March 2019 in Lousã, and 26 February 2019 in Oeiras (Portugal)


Eucalyptus weevil risk workshop 2: Evaluating the risk management plan

Eucalyptus weevil risk workshop 1: Tools for monitoring defoliation

4 October 2017 in Eixo (Portugal)

This workshop is part of the series of transnational training workshops organised by the PLURIFOR project. Transnational training workshops aim to exchange know-how about forest risk management between partners and associated partners of the project.





Regional reports

Reports describing how the eucalyptus weevil risk was managed in the concerned regions at the beginning of the project, in 2016:

Summary report

Report summarising the management of the eight risks in the concerned regions at the beginning of the project, in 2016:


  • Portugal: Manuela Branco (ISA) – mrbranco @ – coordinator
  • Asturias: Juan Majada (CETEMAS) – jmajada @
  • Cantabria: Julio Diez (UVa) – jdcasero @

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