UK Risk Register Details for Psylliodes punctifrons

Common Names

  • Flea beetle, cabbage

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Fruits or vegetables

Common Pathways

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
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
United Kingdom Absent
Russia Present
Asia
China Present
Indonesia Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Brassicaceae

Major Hosts

  • Brassica chinensis L.
  • Brassica napus ssp. napus L.
  • Cardamine L.
  • Eutrema wasabi (Sieb.) Maxim.
  • Brassicaceae (family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

Austria (2014)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions

General Comments

Flea beetle pest present in parts of Asia where it is considered a major pest of wasabi and can also damage other brassicas. Action would be taken against interceptions given its potential to cause damage if introduced to the UK.

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