UK Risk Register Details for Anastrepha striata

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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 The information on this pest was correct as of 07/01/2021, but is no longer actively maintained.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 07/01/2021

Common Names

  • Guava fruit fly

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest (Northern Ireland)

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
Mexico Present
South America
Ecuador Present
Brazil Present
Colombia Present
Peru Present
Bolivia Present
French Guiana Present
Suriname Present
Venezuela Present
Central America
Trinidad and Tobago Present (Limited)
Belize Present
Costa Rica Present
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Panama Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Diptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Major Hosts

  • Chrysophyllum cainito Linnaeus
  • Diospyros digyna Jacq.
  • Mangifera indica L.
  • Persea americana Mill.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Psidium guajava L.
  • Psidium guineense Sw.
  • Syzygium jambos (L.) Alston
  • Terminalia catappa L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (Northern Ireland) (as Tephritidae (non-European))

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action in line with legislation

General Comments

Tropical fruit fly unlikely to establish in the UK, considered to be of little or no phytosanitary risk

Risk Records for this Pest