UK Risk Register Details for Aleurodicus dispersus

Common Names

  • Spiralling white fly

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

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 (3) Present
Spain Present
United Kingdom Absent
Portugal Present
North America See Notes 21 within North and South America
South America See Notes 21 within North and South America
Oceania (18) Present
Africa (10) Present
Asia (15) Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Ageratum conyzoides Linnaeus
  • Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp./Huth
  • Capsicum L.
  • Cocos nucifera L.
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Hibiscus L.
  • Laguncularia racemosa Gaertn.F.
  • Mangifera indica L.
  • Manihot esculenta Crantz
  • Musa x paradisiaca Linnaeus
  • Persea americana Mill.
  • Phaseolus lunatus L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Psidium guajava L.
  • Solanum L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1997)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No current Actions Indicated

General Comments

Serious tropical pest present in some southern European countries but no evidence of being a pest in protected cultivation.

Risk Records for this Pest