UK Risk Register Details for Platypus cylindrus

Common Names

  • Oak pinhole borer
  • Pinhole borer

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

UK local or industry awareness

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

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
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Switzerland Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Denmark Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Latvia Present
Netherlands Present
Norway Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Sweden Present
Slovenia Present
Slovakia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
Africa
Algeria Present
Morocco Present
Asia
Iran Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Quercus

Major Hosts

  • Quercus 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

No statutory action on findings

General Comments

Beetle pest of Oak. Established in parts of Southern England and elsewhere in Europe and beyond. Affects the quality of timber through burrowing and staining. No prospect of eradication or containment but industry may wish to take measures to reduce impacts.

Risk Records for this Pest