UK Risk Register Details for Sphaerolecanium prunastri

Common Names

  • globose scale
  • plum lecanium

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

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
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Czech Republic Present
France Present
Germany Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Spain Present
Switzerland Present
Moldova Present
Russia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
Slovenia Present
North America
United States Present
Asia
Armenia Present
Azerbaijan Present
China Present
Georgia Present
Iran Present
Israel Present
Turkmenistan Present
Uzbekistan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Prunus

Major Hosts

  • Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E.Br./L.Bol.
  • Malus Mill.
  • Prunus L.
  • Prunus armeniaca L.
  • Prunus avium ssp./var. avium L.
  • Prunus cerasifera Ehrh.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Prunus dulcis (Mill.) D.A.Webb
  • Prunus mume Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Prunus salicina Lindl.
  • Prunus spinosa L.
  • Pyrus L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings on commercial premises

General Comments

Scale insect affecting Prunus and spreading northwards in Europe. A PRA will help to better assess the level of threat to the UK

Risk Records for this Pest