UK Risk Register Details for Arge pullata

Common Names

  • European birch sawfly

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 2
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
Austria Present
Belarus Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Denmark Present
Estonia Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Macedonia Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Russia Present
Slovakia Present
Ukraine Present
Asia
China Present (Limited)
Japan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hymenoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Betula

Major Hosts

  • Betula L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions to maintain absence from the UK.

General Comments

Sawfly whose larvae feed on birch leaves, and with may be a threat if ingested in large numbers by livestock or other animals. Statutory action would be taken if detected on imported or traded plants.

Risk Records for this Pest