UK Risk Register Details for Thrips pusillus

Pest has been archived

This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 14/08/2020, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 14/08/2020

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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Common Pathways

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

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
Angola Present
Cameroon Present
Ghana Present
Kenya Present
Mozambique Present
Nigeria Present
Sierra Leone Present
South Africa Present
[Kingdom of] eSwatini Present
Tanzania Present
Uganda Present
Zimbabwe Present
Asia
Yemen Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Thysanoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Major Hosts

  • Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
  • Achyranthes aspera L.
  • Allium cepa L.
  • Amaranthus L.
  • Asclepias L.
  • Bidens pilosa Linnaeus
  • Brassica oleracea L.
  • Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp./Huth
  • Camellia sinensis (L.) O.Kuntze
  • Capsicum L.
  • Carica papaya L.
  • Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. Ex Endl.
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Citrus limon (Linnaeus) N.L.Burman
  • Coffea L.
  • Lantana camara Linnaeus
  • Leonotis nepetaefolia (L.) R.Br.
  • Mangifera indica L.
  • Melia azadirachata L.
  • Momordica charantia L.
  • Morus L.
  • Musa L.
  • Nerium oleander L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Ocimum L.
  • Passiflora edulis Sims
  • Persea americana Mill.
  • Phaseolus aureus Roxb.
  • Plectranthus L'Herit.
  • Psidium guajava L.
  • Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr./Fawc. & Rendle
  • Solanum macrocarpon (= macrocarpum) L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Sonchus oleraceus L.
  • Strophanthus gratus (Wall. & Hook. Ex Benth.)Franch./Baill.
  • Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels
  • Tagetes minuta L.
  • Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A.Gray
  • Vernonia lasiopus O.Hoffm.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2002)

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

No statutory action

General Comments

Thrips mainly recorded on Citrus and coffee. Unlikely to pose a threat to the UK.

Risk Records for this Pest