UK Risk Register Details for Epitrix papa

This record was last updated on 01/05/2020

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated by emergency measures

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
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
Spain Present (Limited) under eradication
United Kingdom Absent
Portugal Present (Limited)
North America Unknown Thought to be native to North America

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum tuberosum

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO PRA (2011 and species name amended 2016)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated by emergency measures. EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Flea beetle pest of potatoes present in parts of the Iberian peninsula. Emergency measures in place regarding the import of potatoes, with supplementary actions providing mitigations against the risk of introduction.

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