UK Risk Register Details for Epichoristodes acerbella

Common Names

  • Carnation worm
  • South African carnation leafroller
  • South African carnation worm

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Cut flowers or branches

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Special (outdated) EU regulation

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 Present
Denmark Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Croatia Present
Italy Present
Serbia Present
Slovenia Present
Africa Present
Kenya Present
Madagascar Present
South Africa Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Chrysanthemum

Major Hosts

  • Chrysanthemum x morifolium Ramat.
  • Dianthus caryophyllus L.
  • Fragaria L.
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Pelargonium L'Herit. Ex Ait.
  • Prunus L.
  • Rosa L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2009)

EU and EPPO Listing

Council Directive 74/647/EEC

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Consult on what appropriate regulation would be for this pest when the specific Directive is repealed.

General Comments

Consult on what appropriate regulation would be for this pest when the specific Directive is repealed (as is generally agreed to be appropriate).

Risk Records for this Pest