UK Risk Register Details for Thaumetopoea pinivora

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

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 Status Notes
Europe
Denmark Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Lithuania Present
Poland Present
Russia Present Kalingrad
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)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Processionary moth pest of pine present in southern Scandinavia and central Europe. Unlikely to pose a significant threat to UK plant health, but action would be taken should it be intercepted.

Risk Records for this Pest