UK Risk Register Details for Aphis nerii

Common Names

  • Oleander aphid

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
Spain Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Malta Present
Netherlands Present (Unknown Distribution)
Poland Present (Limited)
Portugal Present
North America Present
South America Present
Oceania Present
Africa Present
Asia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Apocynaceae

Major Hosts

  • Asclepias L.
  • Metaplexis japonica (Thunb.) Makino
  • Nerium oleander L.
  • Oxypetalum caeruleum (D.Don) Decne.
  • Dregea sinensis
  • Apocynaceae (family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2002), UK (2015)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action on findings

General Comments

Polyphagous aphid pest unlikely to cause damage in the UK.

Risk Records for this Pest