UK Risk Register Details for Ips subelongatus

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

Common Names

  • oblong bark beetle

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Non-squared wood

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

Measures on conifer wood.

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 10
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 50

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
Russia Present
Asia
China Present
Japan Present
North Korea Present
South Korea Present
Mongolia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Conifers

Major Hosts

  • Abies Miller
  • Larix Mill.
  • Larix sibirica (Muenchh.) Ledeb.
  • Picea A.Dietr.
  • Pinus L.
  • Pinus koraiensis Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Pinus sibirica Du Tour
  • Pinus sylvestris Linnaeus
  • Larix gmelinii

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Research risk further through a PRA.

General Comments

Beetle pest of conifers with regulation helping to mitigate against the entry on conifer wood from non-European sources. Also present in European Russia with a similar range to Ips typographus (a regulated pest)

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