UK Risk Register Details for Echinothrips americanus

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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Common Pathways

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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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

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 (16) Present
Austria Present
Bulgaria Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Sweden Present
Slovenia Present
Slovakia Present
North America See Notes 4 within North and South America
South America See Notes 4 within North and South America
Asia (5) Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Thysanoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Euphorbia pulcherrima, Capsicum annuum

Major Hosts

  • Dieffenbachia Schott
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch
  • Fatsia Decne. & Planch.
  • Ficus benjamina L.
  • Homalomena Schott
  • Impatiens L.
  • Magnolia L.
  • Philodendron Schott
  • Spathiphyllum Schott
  • Syngonium Schott

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2000)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Research on extent of damage on pepper crops in Netherlands.

General Comments

Glasshouse pest already found in the UK with little known impact.

Risk Records for this Pest