UK Risk Register Details for Aculops fuchsiae

Common Names

  • Fuchsia gall mite

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

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] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

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
Germany See Notes Under eradication
Spain See Notes Under eradication
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
North America Present
United States Present (Limited)
South America Present
Brazil Present

Type of Pest

  • Mite

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Fuchsiae

Major Hosts

  • Fuchsia L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

Fera (2007)

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IIAI, EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Deregulation to reflect the fact this pest no longer meets the criteria for quarantine pest.

General Comments

Recently introduced into the UK via the passenger baggage of a specialist plant collector. Now spreading across southern England and Northern France. Regulation may no longer be appropriate, industry management to be considered.

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