UK Risk Register Details for Paracoccus marginatus

Common Names

  • Papaya mealybug

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
North America
Antigua and Barbuda Present
Barbados Present
Belize Present
Costa Rica Present
Cuba Present
Dominican Republic Present
Guadeloupe Present
Guatemala Present
Haiti Present
Saint Kitts and Nevis Present
Saint Lucia Present
Saint Martin Present
Mexico Present
Puerto Rico Present
United States Present
British Virgin Islands Present
Africa
Ghana Present
Seychelles Present
Senegal Present
Tanzania Present
Asia
China Present
Indonesia Present
India Present
Sri Lanka Present
Malaysia Present
Thailand Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Carica papaya

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Carica papaya L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Plumeria L.
  • Solanum melongena 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 on findings

General Comments

Mealy bug intercepted on aubergine, unlikely to pose a threat to UK plant health.

Risk Records for this Pest