UK Risk Register Details for Planococcus kraunhiae

Pest has been archived

This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 19/08/2021, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 19/08/2021

Common Names

  • Japanese mealybug

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 / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
North America
United States Present (Limited)
Asia
Japan Present
China Present
Philippines Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Protected ornamentals

Major Hosts

  • Agave americana L./Vent.
  • Citrofortunella (x Citrofortunell) J.Ingram & H.E.Moore
  • Coffea L.
  • Diospyros kaki L.
  • Ficus L.
  • Gardenia augusta (Linnaeus) Merrill
  • 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

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action

General Comments

Mealybug which affects mainly persimmon, coffee and citrus. Unlikely to pose a significant threat to UK plant health.