UK Risk Register Details for Prodiplosis longifila

This record was last updated on 06/05/2020

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

EU prohibition on Solanaceae plants for planting

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 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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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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