UK Risk Register Details for Toumeyella parvicornis

Common Names

  • Pine tortoise scale
  • Pine tortoise, scale (USA)

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Common Pathways

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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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key pathway

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] 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
United Kingdom Absent
Italy Present
North America
Canada Present
Mexico Present
Puerto Rico Present
Turks and Caicos Present
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Pinus

Major Hosts

  • Pinus L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings. Targeted surveillance on import of pines and awareness raising.

General Comments

Scale insect of pine trees native to North America, now present in Naples in Italy. Nurseries introducing ornamental pine plants or Christmas trees will wish to be aware, to monitor for its presence. Targeted surveillance to be carried out.

Risk Records for this Pest