UK Risk Register Details for Choristoneura conflictana

This record was last updated on 14/05/2020

Common Names

  • Aspen borer
  • Aspen tortrix, large
  • large aspen tortrix

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 5
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

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
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
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Canada Present
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Populus

Major Hosts

  • Populus L.
  • Populus alba L.
  • Populus balsamifera L.
  • Populus grandidentata Michx.
  • Populus tremuloides Michx.
  • Populus trichocarpa Torr. & A.Gray Ex Hook.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (as Choristoneura spp. (non-European)). EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against non-compliant imports and interceptions of the pest

General Comments

North American moth pest of poplars. Pathway of entry is effectively prohibited by current legislation.

Risk Records for this Pest