UK Risk Register Details for Dendrolimus pini

Common Names

  • PIne lappet
  • Pine lappet moth
  • Pine moth

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 15
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 75

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Use of UK general powers to monitor and contain



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Europe (36) Present
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Belarus Present
Switzerland Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Denmark Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Lithuania Present
Netherlands Present
Norway Present
Poland Present
Russia Present
Sweden Present
Slovakia Present
Ukraine Present
Africa Present
Morocco Present
Asia Present
China Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide


Major Hosts

  • Pinus L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

Forest Research (2009)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action against interceptions. Containment strategy for populations in Scotland.

General Comments

Moth pest widely distributed in Europe and Asia, with a breeding population present in Scotland. A containment srategy is in place and action would be taken against interceptions to prevent further introductions. Further consideration will be given to possible future regulatory status, e.g. RNQP

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