UK Risk Register Details for Prodiplosis longifila

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 15
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition on Solanaceae plants for planting. Provisional quarantine pest (Great Britain).

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 15
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
North America
United States Present (Limited)
South America
Colombia Present
Ecuador Present
Peru Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Diptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Solanum lycopersicon, Capsicum annuum, Asparagus officinalis

Major Hosts

  • Allium cepa L.
  • Asparagus officinalis L.
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Capsicum frutescens L.
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Citrus aurantifolia (Christmann & Panzer) Swingle
  • Citrus latifolia Tanaka
  • Cucumis melo L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Cynara cardunculus L.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Ricinus communis L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Tagetes erecta L.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.
  • Gossypium hirsutum

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (2017)

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Provisional quarantine pest (Great Britain). EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Polyphagous gall midge present in the Americas, where it causes damage to outdoor and glasshouse crops.

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