UK Risk Register Details for Puto barberi

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

UK General Powers

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 16

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
Spain Present (Limited) Canary Islands
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Antigua and Barbuda Present
Bahamas Present
Dominican Republic Present
Grenada Present
Guadeloupe Present
Haiti Present
Jamaica Present
Saint Kitts and Nevis Present (Limited)
Saint Lucia Present
Puerto Rico Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
South America
Colombia Present
Venezuela Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Protected ornamentals

Major Hosts

  • Annona L.
  • Anthurium Schott.
  • Bougainvillea Willd./Comm. Ex Juss. Corr. Spach
  • Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp./Huth
  • Cattleya Lindl.
  • Coccoloba uvifera (L.) L./Jacq.
  • Codiaeum Juss.
  • Coffea L.
  • Daucus carota L.
  • Dianthus L.
  • Fragaria L.
  • Hibiscus L.
  • Mangifera indica L.
  • Manihot esculenta Crantz
  • Persea americana Mill.
  • Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi
  • Theobroma cacao L.
  • Thevetia peruviana (Persoon) Schumann
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

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 interceptions on planting material.

General Comments

Polyphagous mealybug, with the potential to cause damage to protected ornamentals and strawberry production, if introduced to the UK.

Risk Records for this Pest