UK Risk Register Details for Homalodisca vitripennis

Common Names

  • Sharpshooter, glassy winged

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced with the pathogen

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] 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

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU Regulated Pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 15

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country Status Notes
North America
Mexico Present (Limited)
United States Present (Limited)
South America
Chile Present
Oceania
French Polynesia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Vitis, broadleaved trees and shrubs

Major Hosts

  • Prunus L.
  • Vitis L.
  • Woody plants
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

ECIAI, EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Regulated North American vector of Xylella fastidiosa which can spread disease in vineyards as well as to orchard crops and broadleaved trees. Current emergency measures for Xylella fastidiosa help mitigate against risk of introduction.

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