UK Risk Register Details for Spodoptera cosmioides

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Inspection of third country planting material

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

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
Costa Rica Present
Panama Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
South America
Argentina Present
Bolivia Present
Brazil Present
Colombia Present
Ecuador Present
French Guiana Present
Guyana Present
Peru Present
Paraguay Present
Venezuela Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Allium cepa L.
  • Amaranthus L.
  • Arachis hypogaea L.
  • Avena sativa L.
  • Dracaena Vand. Ex L.
  • Eucalyptus L'Herit.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Gossypium L.
  • Momordica L.
  • Ocimum basilicum L.
  • Ricinus communis L.
  • Vigna unguiculata (Linnaeus) Walpers
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.
  • Zea mays L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action if detected on glasshouse crops or plants intended for such production.

General Comments

Polyphagous pest distributed throughout much of South America and intercepted in the Netherlands. Could be damaging if introduced to UK glasshouses.

Risk Records for this Pest