UK Risk Register Details for Parapoynx polydectalis

Common Names

  • A china mark moth

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 16

Current Mitigations

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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] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
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
United Kingdom Absent
Oceania
Australia Present
Asia Present South-East Asia

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Aquatic plant nurseries

Major Hosts

  • Cabomba Aubl.
  • Aquatic plants

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2013)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

No statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Pest of aquatic plants, found at UK garden centres and nurseries but is unable to survive in the UK. Industry may wish to consider monitoring for further introductions.

Risk Records for this Pest