UK Risk Register Details for Euzophera bigella

Common Names

  • Fruit, pyralid
  • quince moth

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

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
Albania Present
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Switzerland Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Macedonia Present
Malta Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Romania Present
Russia Present
Slovakia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
Africa
Morocco Present
Asia
Iran Present
Pakistan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Orchard crops

Major Hosts

  • Cydonia oblonga Mill.
  • Juglans regia L.
  • Malus pumila Mill.
  • Olea europaea ssp. europaea L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Punica granatum L.
  • Pyrus L.
  • Vitis L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action on findings

General Comments

Moth pest affecting top fruit, stone fruit, olives and grapes in a number of European countries and elsewhere. Occasionally detected in the UK. Some uncertainty regarding potential hosts and potential to establish in the UK, to be investigated through a PRA.

Risk Records for this Pest