UK Risk Register Details for Igutettix oculatus

Common Names

  • lilac leafhopper

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

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] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

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
Belarus Present
Estonia Present
Finland Present
United Kingdom Absent
Lithuania Present
Latvia Present
Russia Present
Asia
Japan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Syringa spp., Ligustrum vulgare, Fraxinus excelsior

Major Hosts

  • Fraxinus excelsior L.
  • Ligustrum vulgare L.
  • Syringa L.
  • Syringa reticulata var. mandschurica (Blume) Hara (Maxim.) Hara
  • Syringa vulgaris L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings. Review its potential as a vector.

General Comments

Asian leafhopper now spreading in European Russia and other Eastern European countries. Causes mainly cosmetic damage, on lilac species, privet and ash.

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