UK Risk Register Details for Scirtothrips dorsalis

Common Names

  • assam thrips
  • castor thrips
  • chilli thrips
  • yellow tea thrips

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Fruits or vegetables

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] 4
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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

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
North America Present
Barbados Present
Jamaica Present
Saint Lucia Present
Puerto Rico Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
United States Present (Limited)
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Present
South America Present
Suriname Present
Venezuela Present
Oceania Present
Australia Present
Papua New Guinea Present
Solomon Islands Present
Africa Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Kenya Present
Uganda Present
Asia Present
Bangladesh Present
Brunei Present
China Present
Indonesia Present
Israel Present
India Present
Japan Present
Cambodia Present
South Korea Present
Sri Lanka Present
Myanmar Present
Malaysia Present
Philippines Present
Pakistan Present
Thailand Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Thysanoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
  • Acacia auriculaeformis A.Cunn. Ex Benth.
  • Allium cepa L.
  • Allium sativum L.
  • Alternanthera sessilis R. Brown ex De Candolle
  • Anacardium occidentale L.
  • Arachis hypogaea L.
  • Asparagus officinalis L.
  • Beta vulgaris L.
  • Camellia sinensis (L.) O.Kuntze
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Capsicum frutescens L.
  • Cucurbita pepo L.
  • Dahlia pinnata Cav.
  • Dimocarpus longan Lour.
  • Diospyros kaki L.
  • Dolichos lablab L.
  • Fagopyrum esculentum Moench
  • Ficus L.
  • Fragaria L.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Gossypium L.
  • Helianthus annuus L.
  • Hevea brasiliensis (Willd. Ex A.Juss.) Muell.Arg.
  • Hydrangea L.
  • Ipomoea batatas (L.) Poir./Lam.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Mangifera indica L.
  • Melilotus indicus (= indica) (L.) All.
  • Mimosa L.
  • Morus L.
  • Nelumbo Adans.
  • Nelumbo lutea (Willd.) Pers.
  • Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn.
  • Nephelium lappaceum L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Passiflora edulis Sims
  • Phaseolus aureus Roxb.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Populus deltoides Bartr. Ex Marsh.
  • Portulaca oleracea L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Punica granatum L.
  • Pyrus L.
  • Ricinus communis L.
  • Rubus L.
  • Saraca L.
  • Solanum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum nigrum L.
  • Syzygium samarangense (Blume) Merr. & L.M.Perry
  • Tamarindus indica L.
  • Viburnum L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
  • Citrus
  • Actinidia deliciosa (A. Chev.) Liang & A.R. Ferg.
  • Acacia brownii (Poir.) Steud.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2002) EPPO (2009)

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IIAI , EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

EU listing to be updated to reflect findings on other hosts.

General Comments

EU listed pest for citrus but highly polyphagous and intercepted on a number of hosts. EU legislation should be updated to reflect wider host list.

Risk Records for this Pest