UK Risk Register Details for Thaumetopoea pinivora

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

Common Names

  • eastern pine processionary moth
  • northern pine processionary moth

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
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

Provisional quarantine pest (Great Britain)

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] 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 / Territory Status Notes
Europe
Russia Present Kalingrad
United Kingdom Absent
Denmark Present
France Present
Lithuania Present
Poland Present
Spain Present
Sweden Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Pinus sylvestris

Major Hosts

  • Pinus L.
  • Pinus mugo ssp. mugo Turra
  • Pinus nigra Arnold
  • Pinus sylvestris Linnaeus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2016)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Provisional quarantine pest (Great Britain)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Processionary moth pest of pine present in southern Scandinavia and central Europe.

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