UK Risk Register Details for Chrysodeixis chalcites

Common Names

  • Golden twin spot
  • Green garden looper
  • Groundnut semilooper
  • Tomato looper

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

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] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Albania Present
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Switzerland Present
Cyprus Present
Germany Present
Denmark Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Malta Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Romania Present
Serbia Present
Sweden Present
Turkey Present
North America See Notes
Canada Present
Angola Present
Burkina Faso Present
Botswana Present
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Cameroon Present
Cape Verde Present
Algeria Present
Egypt Present
Eritrea Present
Gabon Present
Ghana Present
Gambia Present
Guinea Present
Kenya Present
Comoros Present
Lesotho Present
Libya Present
Morocco Present
Madagascar Present
Mauritania Present
Mauritius Present
Malawi Present
Mozambique Present
Niger Present
Nigeria Present
Reunion Present
Seychelles Present
Sudan Present
Sierra Leone Present
Senegal Present
Somalia Present
Sao Tome and Principe Present
Tunisia Present
Uganda Present
South Africa Present
Zambia Present
Zimbabwe Present
United Arab Emirates Present
Israel Present
India Present
Iraq Present
Iran Present
Jordan Present
Lebanon Present
Oman Present
Saudi Arabia Present
Syria Present
Yemen Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Ficus L.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Gossypium L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Marrubium L.
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Phaseolus L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Triticum aestivum L.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1996, UK (2014)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


No statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Migrant moth that poses a threat to protected cultivation Raising awareness of industry to respond to incidents & prevent transfer from imported produce should reduce risks further.

Risk Records for this Pest