UK Risk Register Details for Neocerambyx raddei

This record was last updated on 21/04/2020

Common Names

  • chestnut trunk borer
  • deep mountain longhorn beetle (USA)
  • mountain oak longhorned beetle
  • oak long-horned beetle

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)
  • Firewood

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key hosts

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

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
Asia
China Present
Japan Present
North Korea Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present
Russia Present (Limited) Far East

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Quercus

Major Hosts

  • Castanea Mill.
  • Castanea crenata Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Castanea henryi (Skan) Rehd. & Wils.
  • Castanea mollissima Blume
  • Quercus L.
  • Quercus acuta Thunb.
  • Quercus acutissima Carruth.
  • Quercus aliena Blume
  • Quercus dentata Thunb.
  • Quercus glauca Thunb.
  • Quercus liaotungensis Koidz.
  • Quercus mongolica Fisch. Ex Turcz./Fisch. Ex Ledeb.
  • Quercus variabilis Blume

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (2018) as Massicus raddei

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions and outbreaks.

General Comments

Longhorn beetle affecting mainly oak species in North-East Asia, with the potential to be introduced to the UK via trees for planting (including bonsais) or firewood. Host susceptibility of European species of oak and sweet chestnut should continue to be monitored through existing sentinel trees projects.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Whether European host species are vulnerable.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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