UK Risk Register Details for Zaprionus indianus

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 10/10/2017, but is no longer actively maintained.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.

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 1
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

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 1
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
Cyprus Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Malta Present
Portugal Present (Limited) Madeira
North America
Canada Present
Cayman Islands Present
Mexico Present
Panama Present
United States Present
South America
Argentina Present
Brazil Present
Ecuador Present
French Guiana Present
Peru Present
Paraguay Present
Uruguay Present
Venezuela Present
Africa
Benin Present
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Cameroon Present
Cape Verde Present
Egypt Present
Gabon Present
Guinea Present
Kenya Present
Comoros Present
Morocco Present
Madagascar Present
Mauritius Present
Malawi Present
Mozambique Present
Niger Present
Nigeria Present
Reunion Present
Seychelles Present
Sudan Present
Senegal Present
Sao Tome and Principe Present
Tanzania Present
Mayotte Present
South Africa Present
Asia
United Arab Emirates Present
Israel Present
India Present
Iraq Present
Iran Present
Jordan Present
Lebanon Present
Nepal Present
Oman Present
Pakistan Present
Saudi Arabia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Diptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Indoor fruit production

Major Hosts

  • Actinidia Lindl.
  • Anacardium L.
  • Annona L.
  • Diospyros L.
  • Ficus carica L.
  • Fragaria ananassa (F. x ananassa) Duch.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Musa L.
  • Olea europaea ssp. europaea L.
  • Persea americana Mill.
  • Phoenix dactylifera L.
  • Prunus cerasus L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Psidium L.
  • Punica L.
  • Rubus idaeus L.
  • Syzygium Gaertn.
  • Vaccinium L.
  • Ziziphus Mill.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Vinegar fly present in the Mediterranean region and outside Europe. Mainly a secondary pest and unlikely to cause impacts greater than native fruit flies.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Taxonomy: part of a species complex

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest