Coconut rhinoceros beetle - Oryctes rhinoceros
Effective: October 12, 2021
Taxonomic Position: Coleoptera : Scarabaeidae
Pest Type: Insects
This pest is a member of the following surveys: Palm
These Approved Methods are appropriate for: 2024, 2023, 2022
Pest Information
Hosts Identified in the CAPS Host Matrix:
Human and Animal Pathogens Transmitted:
Pest Pathogens and Organisms Vectored:

Approved Method(s)
Method Detail NAPIS Survey Method
Trap 33 - Vaned Bucket Trap 3001 - General Trapping Procedure
Visual See the CPHST pest datasheet for detailed survey instructions. 3031 - General Visual Observation
Trap 2 - Cross Vane Panel Trap, Black 3001 - General Trapping Procedure
Trap Spacing:
Method Notes:

Approved Lure(s)
NAPIS Code Product Dispenser Effectiveness Compound(s)
106 Oryctes rhinoceros Aggregation Lure polysleeve 42 days ethyl 4-methyloctanoate
Food bait (Oryctes rhinoceros) N/A 7 days decaying coconut material
Lure Notes:

Survey Recommendations
The following are recommendations for executing the survey using the approved methods for pest surveillance. The recommendations are developed through literature review and consultation with subject matter experts.
Key Diagnostic or Identification

Approved Method(s)
Mistaken Identities:

If you are unable to find a reference, contact See the CAPS Pest Datasheet for all references.