UK Risk Register Details for Planococcus kraunhiae

Common Names

  • Mealybug, Japanese
  • Wisteria cottony, mealybug, Japanese

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Fruits or vegetables

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
United States Present (Limited)
Asia
China Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Philippines Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Protected ornamentals

Major Hosts

  • Citrofortunella (x Citrofortunell) J.Ingram & H.E.Moore
  • Coffea L.
  • Diospyros kaki L.
  • Ficus L.
  • Pyrus pyrifolia (Burm.F.) Nakai
  • Vitis L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings on planting material.

General Comments

Mealybug which affects mainly persimmon, coffee and citrus. Unlikely to pose a threat to UK plant health when intercepted on plant produce, but statutory action would be taken on a precautionary basis in the event it is detected on planting material.

Risk Records for this Pest