UK Risk Register Details for Scirtothrips aurantii

Common Names

  • South African citrus thrips

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Cut flowers or branches

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
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 Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
Oceania (1) Present
Africa (16) Present
Asia (1) Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Thysanoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Vitis, Asparagus officinalis

Major Hosts

  • Acacia Miller
  • Asparagus officinalis L.
  • Citrus sinensis (Linnaeus) Osbeck
  • Combretum Loefl.
  • Fortunella Swing.
  • Mangifera indica L.
  • Poncirus trifoliata (Linnaeus) Rafinesque
  • Vitis L.
  • Bryophyllum (genus)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2002)

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IIAI , EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

EU listing to be updated to reflect findings on other hosts.

General Comments

Pest mainly associated with Citrus in South Africa, occasionally intercepted with cut flowers. EU listing should be updated to reflect interception findings.

Risk Records for this Pest