UK Risk Register Details for Thaumatotibia leucotreta

This record was last updated on 01/07/2020

Common Names

  • Citrus codling moth
  • False codling moth
  • Orange codling moth
  • Orange moth

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
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Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

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
Africa Present
Angola Present
Burkina Faso Present
Burundi Present
Benin Present
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Central African Republic Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Cameroon Present
Cape Verde Present
Eritrea Present
Ethiopia Present
Ghana Present
Gambia Present
Kenya Present
Mali Present
Mauritania Present
Malawi Present
Mozambique Present
Niger Present
Nigeria Present
Reunion Present
Rwanda Present
Sudan Present
Sierra Leone Present
Senegal Present
Somalia Present
Swaziland Present
Chad Present
Togo Present
Tanzania Present
Uganda Present
South Africa Present
Zambia Present
Zimbabwe Present
Asia
Israel Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum L.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Capsicum chinense Jacq./L.
  • Citrus limon (Linnaeus) N.L.Burman
  • Citrus paradisi Macfadyen
  • Citrus sinensis (Linnaeus) Osbeck
  • Citrus unshiu Marcovitch
  • Gossypium L.
  • Litchi chinensis Sonnerat
  • Macadamia integrifolia Maiden & Betche
  • Macadamia ternifolia F.V.Muell.
  • Mangifera indica L.
  • Persea americana Mill.
  • Phaseolus L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Punica granatum L.
  • Quercus robur L.
  • Ricinus communis L.
  • Rosa L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Vitis L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Citrus
  • Gossypium hirsutum

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2006), EPPO (2013)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest. EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Polyphagous moth pest, detected on imported fruit, mainly citrus and peppers. Recurrent interceptions led to regulation.

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