UK Risk Register Details for Ceratitis rosa

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 01/06/2020, but is no longer actively maintained.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 07/01/2021

Common Names

  • Natal fly
  • Natal fruit fly

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

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]
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

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest (Northern Ireland)

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
Burkina Faso Present
Angola Present
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Ethiopia Present
Guinea Present
Kenya Present
Malawi Present
Mali Present
Mauritius Present
Mozambique Present
Nigeria Present
Reunion Present
Rwanda Present
South Africa Present
[Kingdom of] eSwatini Present
Tanzania Present
Uganda Present
Zambia Present
Zimbabwe Present
Asia
Syria Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Diptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Major Hosts

  • Carica papaya L.
  • Citrus limon (Linnaeus) N.L.Burman
  • Citrus paradisi Macfadyen
  • Citrus reticulata (s.l.)
  • Citrus sinensis (Linnaeus) Osbeck
  • Cydonia oblonga Mill.
  • Ficus carica L.
  • Fortunella Swing.
  • Litchi chinensis Sonnerat
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Malus Mill.
  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Mangifera indica L.
  • Persea americana Mill.
  • Prunus armeniaca L.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Pyrus L.
  • Pyrus pyraster Burgsd.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.
  • Citrus

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 (Northern Ireland) (as Tephritidae (non-European)). EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action in line with legislation

General Comments

Tropical fruit fly unlikely to establish in the UK, considered to be of little or no phytosanitary risk

Risk Records for this Pest