UK Risk Register Details for Agrilus ater

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Non-squared wood

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
This section is currently being developed as part of the next phase of the Risk Register.

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country Status Notes
Europe
Albania Present
Austria Present
Bosnia-Herzegovina Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Estonia Present
Spain Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Unknown
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Lithuania Present
Latvia Present
Montenegro Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Russia Present
Slovakia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Populus and Salix

Major Hosts

  • Populus L.
  • Populus alba L.
  • Populus balsamifera L.
  • Populus nigra L.
  • Populus nigra cv. 'Italica' L.
  • Populus tremula L.
  • Populus x canadensis Moench
  • Salix L.
  • Salix alba L.
  • Salix caprea L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions

General Comments

Beetle whose larvae feed on willow and poplar, present in a number of European countries, with a single UK finding. Unlikely to be economically damaging, but action would be taken against interceptions on a precautionary basis.

Risk Records for this Pest