UK Risk Register Details for Thrips imaginis

Pest has been archived

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 The information on this pest was correct as of 14/08/2020, but is no longer actively maintained.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 14/08/2020

Common Names

  • apple blossom thrips
  • plague 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] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

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] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

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 Present
Australia Present (Widespread)
Fiji Present
New Caledonia Present
New Zealand Present
Papua New Guinea Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Thysanoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Orchard crops, Rosaceae

Major Hosts

  • Acacia Miller
  • Allium cepa L.
  • Brassica napus ssp. napus L.
  • Dianthus caryophyllus L.
  • Echium L.
  • Eucalyptus L'Herit.
  • Felicia Cass.
  • Fragaria ananassa (F. x ananassa) Duch.
  • Gerbera jamesonii H.Bolus Ex Hook.F.
  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.
  • Grevillea R.Br.
  • Hakea Schrad.
  • Hymenosporum R.Br. Ex F.V.Muell.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Oxalis L.
  • Pisum sativum Linnaeus
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Prunus pensylvanica L.F.
  • Pyrus pyraster Burgsd.
  • Rosa L.
  • Rubus L.
  • Tagetes erecta L.
  • Trifolium repens L.
  • Viburnum L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.
  • Westringia Sm.
  • Citrus
  • Gossypium hirsutum

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1997)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action

General Comments

Polyphagous thrips, widespread in Australia, unlikely to be economically damaging if introduced to UK.

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