UK Risk Register Details for Cydalima perspectalis

Common Names

  • box tree caterpillar
  • box tree pyralid

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 16
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 16

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 16
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 16

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
Austria Present
Bosnia-Herzegovina Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Liechtenstein Present
Montenegro Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Serbia Present
Russia Present
Slovenia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
Asia
China Present
Georgia Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Buxus

Major Hosts

  • Buxus L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2010)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Factsheet required. No statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Stakeholder organisations may be interested in monitoring spread and damage and investigate possible control measures.

Risk Records for this Pest