UK Risk Register Details for Lycorma delicatula

Common Names

  • Chinese blistering cicada
  • spot clothing wax cicada
  • spotted lanternfly

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)
  • Hitchhiking

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

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
United States Present (Limited) Outbreak under official control
Asia
China Present
India Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Vitis vinifera

Major Hosts

  • Ailanthus altissima (Mill.) Swingle
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Asian pest with a preference for tree of heaven, but with a wide host list of many woody and herbaceous species, including grapevine, on which damage has been seen when grown in the vicinity of tree of heaven. Vineyards, orchards and stakeholder groups may wish to monitor for its presence.

Risk Records for this Pest