UK Risk Register Details for Anthonomus eugenii

Common Names

  • Pepper weevil

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Fruits or vegetables

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

ECIAI

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
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
United Kingdom Absent
Italy See Notes Under eradication
North America
Costa Rica Present
Dominican Republic Present
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Mexico Present
Nicaragua Present
Puerto Rico Present
El Salvador Present
United States Present
Oceania
French Polynesia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Capsicum annuum

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Capsicum frutescens L.
  • Solanum melongena L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2012)

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IAI, EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings and awareness raising to improve preparedness.

General Comments

A pest of peppers grown under protection. Now regulated at the EU level which should help to mitigate the threat.

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