UK Risk Register Details for Tetropium gracilicorne

Common Names

  • Fine-horned spruce borer

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Non-squared wood

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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Annex IV requirements

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

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
Russia Present
Asia Present
China Present
Japan Present
Kazakhstan Present
Mongolia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Forestry

Major Hosts

  • Larix Mill.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (2002), UK (2015)

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions

General Comments

Pest of larch attacking mainly already stressed trees. Some uncertainty about whether the pest is the same as one already present in the UK (T. gabrieli), but action would be taken on a precautionary basis in the event of interceptions.

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