Red Bugs and Palm Trees in Montenegro

During our last holiday break in Montenegro, Tamara spotted a rather pretty looking, red bug flying around, which landed on my multi-coloured T shirt.

Red Palm Weevil

After talking about this rather fetching bug, we saw a young lady opening what looked like a big trap, which indeed she was.

Red Palm Tree Weevil Trap in Prčanj - Montenegro

It was full of these red insects.

We found out she was researching these insects.

Dead Palm Trees in Montenegro

Dead Palm Trees in Montenegro

On asking why they were being trapped, we quickly learned about how, and why, the many beautiful palm trees in Montenegro were dying, and who was responsible.

Listen to our ‘CarCast” to find out a little more.

It's the red Palm Weevil or Surlaš.

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