UK Risk Register Details for Lema bilineata

Common Names

  • Tobacco slug

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Annex III prohibition on hosts

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
Italy Present (Limited)
South America Present
Argentina Present
Chile Present
Oceania
Australia Present
Africa
South Africa Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Ornamental Solanaceae

Major Hosts

  • Datura stramonium L.
  • Nicandra physalodes (L.) Gaertn./Pers.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Physalis peruviana L.
  • Physalis viscosa L.
  • Salpichroa origanifolia (Lam.) Baill./Thell.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against interceptions and outbreaks.

General Comments

Leaf beetle whose main host is tobacco and which is unlikely to pose a significant threat to UK plant health.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

How Lema bilineata was introduced to Italy and Australia.

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest