UK Risk Register Details for Aculops fuchsiae

This record was last updated on 28/06/2021

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

Regulated non quarantine pest (Northern Ireland)

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 / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Germany See Notes Under eradication
France Present
Netherlands See Notes Under eradication
Spain See Notes Under eradication
North America
United States Present (Limited)
South America
Brazil Present

Type of Pest

  • Mite

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Fuchsiae

Major Hosts

  • Fuchsia L.
  • Fuchsia hybrids
  • Fuchsia magellanica Lam.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

Fera (2007)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated non quarantine pest (Northern Ireland), EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action in Great Britain. Statutory action in line with regulations for Northern Ireland.

General Comments

Mite affecting fuchsia. Introduced into the UK via the passenger baggage of a specialist plant collector. Now spreading across southern England and Northern France.

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