UK Risk Register Details for Dendrolimus sibiricus

This record was last updated on 15/04/2020

Common Names

  • larch caterpillar
  • Siberian conifer silk moth
  • Siberian silk moth

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Non-squared wood

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 20
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 100

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 10
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 50

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
Russia Present
Asia Present
China Present
North Korea Present
South Korea Present
Kazakhstan Present
Mongolia Present
Russia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Forestry

Major Hosts

  • Abies Miller
  • Abies nephrolepis (Trautv.) Maxim.
  • Abies sachalinensis (Fr.Schm.) Mast.
  • Abies sibirica Ledeb.
  • Larix Mill.
  • Larix sibirica (Muenchh.) Ledeb.
  • Picea A.Dietr.
  • Picea jezoensis var. jezoensis (Sieb. & Zucc.) Carr.
  • Picea obovata Ledeb.
  • Pinus L.
  • Pinus koraiensis Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Pinus pumila (Pall.) Regel
  • Pinus sibirica Du Tour
  • Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirbel) Franco
  • Tsuga Carr.
  • Larix gmelinii

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (2000)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest. EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Serious moth pest of coniferous forests in Russia. Current prohibitions on hosts mitigate risk of introduction from areas where the pest is known to be established.

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