UK Risk Register Details for Chrysobothris femorata

This record was last updated on 02/06/2020

Common Names

  • Apple tree, borer, flatheaded

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Firewood

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Controls on wood of several host genera

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

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 (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Broadleaved trees

Major Hosts

  • Acer rubrum L.
  • Acer saccharinum L.
  • Amelanchier arborea (Michx.F.) Fern.
  • Carpinus betulus L.
  • Carpinus caroliniana Walt.
  • Carpinus japonica Blume
  • Carya illinoinensis K.Koch
  • Castanea dentata (Marsh.) Borkh.
  • Celtis occidentalis L.
  • Cercis canadensis L.
  • Cornus L.
  • Cornus kousa (Buerg.) Hance
  • Cotoneaster Ehrh.
  • Crataegus L.
  • Crataegus viridis Linnaeus
  • Cydonia oblonga Mill.
  • Diospyros kaki L.
  • Juglans cinerea L.
  • Liquidambar styraciflua L.
  • Malus Mill.
  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Ostrya virginiana (Mill.) K.Koch
  • Platanus occidentalis L.
  • Populus tremuloides Michx.
  • Prunus armeniaca L.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Quercus agrifolia Nee
  • Quercus kelloggii Newb.
  • Quercus laurifolia Michx.
  • Quercus lobata Nee
  • Quercus wislizenii A.Dc.
  • Salix lasiolepis Benth.
  • Salix nigra Marsh.
  • Sorbus americana Marsh.
  • Tilia americana L.
  • Ulmus americana L.
  • Ulmus parvifolia Jacq.
  • Ulmus rubra Muehlenb.
  • Acer negundo
  • Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Polyphagous beetle pest present in North America, where there have been significant economic impacts on ornamental trees and in apple orchards. A PRA will help to better assess the level of risk to the UK.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Whether the pest causes problematic damage in cooler climates, particularly climates similar to that of the UK.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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