UK Risk Register Details for Achyra rantalis

Common Names

  • Garden, webworm (USA)

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

General EU regulation on imported plants for planting

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

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 Present Throughout the Caribbean
Canada Present (Limited)
Mexico Present
United States Present (Limited)

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total outdoor production

Major Hosts

  • Beta vulgaris L.
  • Fragaria ananassa (F. x ananassa) Duch.
  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.
  • Helianthus L.
  • Leguminosae
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Trifolium L.
  • Zea mays L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

'UK (1997)'

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Contingency plan for the introduction of polyphagous non-native moths

General Comments

Polyphagous North American moth pest. Risks mitigated by existing generic phytosanitary regulations.

Risk Records for this Pest