UK Risk Register Details for Diabrotica balteata

Common Names

  • Banded cucumber beetle

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Fruits or vegetables

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] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 2
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 10

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] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 2
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 10

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
North America
Belize Present
Costa Rica Present
Cuba Present
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Mexico Present
Nicaragua Present
Panama Present
El Salvador Present
United States Present (Limited)
South America Present
Colombia Present
Venezuela Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total outdoor production

Major Hosts

  • Cucumis melo L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Cucurbita pepo L.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Ipomoea batatas (L.) Poir./Lam.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Manihot esculenta Crantz
  • Oryza sativa L.
  • Phaseolus L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Sorghum Moench
  • Triticum aestivum L.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Brassicaceae (family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2002), UK (2014)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action.

General Comments

Pest of fruit and vegetables in the US and Central America with little likelihood of introduction or damage to the UK

Risk Records for this Pest