UK Risk Register Details for Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi

This record was last updated on 03/03/2020

Common Names

  • Southern corn rootworm
  • Spotted cucumber beetle

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Hitchhiking

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
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
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Canada Present
Mexico Present
Central America
El Salvador Present
Guatemala Present
Nicaragua Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Zea mays

Major Hosts

  • Arachis hypogaea L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Cucurbita pepo L.
  • Hordeum vulgare L. em. Lam.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Oryza sativa L.
  • Secale cereale L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Plants (general)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1996)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest. EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

American pest of maize and cucumbers, current regulations in place. Low risk of entry.