UK Risk Register Details for Scaphoideus luteolus

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

Common Names

  • Elm leafhopper, white-banded

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Provisional quarantine pest (Great Britain)

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] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

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 Present
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Ulmus

Major Hosts

  • Ulmus L.
  • Ulmus alata Michx.
  • Ulmus americana L.
  • Ulmus rubra Muehlenb.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Provisional quarantine pest (Great Britain)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Candidate for sentinel plants programme (see also 'Candidatus Phytoplasma ulmi')

General Comments

North American hemipteran vector of a regulated phytoplasma ('Candidatus Phytoplasma ulmi').

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