UK Risk Register Details for Neoceratitis cyanescens

This record was last updated on 07/01/2021

Common Names

  • Tomato fruit fly

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] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

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 Absent
United Kingdom Absent
Africa See Notes 6 countries in Africa

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Diptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum lycopersicum, Capsicum annuum, Solanum melongena

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum nigrum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Fruit fly pest of solanaceous crops limited to islands in the Indian Ocean. Very low volume of trade, risk is further mitigated by pest listing.

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