Red Palm Weevil (image) King Abdullah University of Science & Technology (KAUST) Share Print E-Mail Caption The red palm weevil is a flying beetle that feeds on date palms. Globally, these pests cause millions of dollars in damages each year. Credit © 2020 KAUST Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.