UK Risk Register Details for Ceratothripoides claratris

This record was last updated on 07/05/2020

Common Names

  • Oriental tomato thrips

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition on Solanaceae plants for planting

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

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
Kenya Present
Tanzania Present
Uganda Present
Asia
China Present
India Present
Philippines Present
Thailand Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Thysanoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum L.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Clitoria ternatea (= ternata) L.
  • Cucumis melo L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Cucurbita moschata Duch. Ex Poir.
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Momordica charantia L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Pisum sativum Linnaeus
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Vigna unguiculata (Linnaeus) Walpers
  • Solanaceae (family)
  • Cucurbitaceae (family)
  • Fabaceae (family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (2017)

Regulation and EPPO listing

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EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Thrips present in parts of Asia and East Africa, where it can cause damage to solanaceous crops.

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