UK Risk Register Details for Liriomyza huidobrensis

Common Names

  • pea leaf miner
  • serpentine leaf miner
  • South American leaf miner

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Cut flowers or branches

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] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Switzerland Present
Cyprus Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Spain Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Montenegro Present
Malta Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Serbia Present
Turkey Present
North America
Belize Present
Canada Present
Costa Rica Present
Dominican Republic Present
Guadeloupe Present
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Nicaragua Present
Panama Present
El Salvador Present
United States Present
South America
Argentina Present
Brazil Present
Chile Present
Colombia Present
Ecuador Present
French Guiana Present
Peru Present
Uruguay Present
Venezuela Present
Oceania Present Guam
Kenya Present
Comoros Present
Morocco Present
Mauritius Present
Reunion Present
Seychelles Present
South Africa Present
Zimbabwe Present
China Present
Indonesia Present
Israel Present
India Present
Japan Present
North Korea Present
Lebanon Present
Sri Lanka Present
Malaysia Present
Philippines Present
Singapore Present
Syria Present
Thailand Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Diptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Apium graveolens L.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Cucumis melo L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Chrysanthemum x morifolium Ramat.
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Verbena hybrids

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing


Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Regulated pest currently under review (2013) at EU level, frequently intercepted in UK with occasional outbreaks that have been successfully eradicated.

Risk Records for this Pest