UK Risk Register Details for Phyllonorycter pastorella

Pest has been archived

This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 05/06/2020, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 05/06/2020

Common Names

  • Royal Midget

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

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

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Belarus Present
Switzerland Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Estonia Present
Spain Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Lithuania Present
Latvia Present
Macedonia Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Russia Present
Sweden Present
Slovakia Present
Ukraine Present
China Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide


Major Hosts

  • Populus alba L.
  • Populus nigra L.
  • Salix L.
  • Salix alba L.
  • Salix babylonica L.
  • Salix fragilis L.
  • Salix lanata L.
  • Salix pentandra L.
  • Salix purpurea L.
  • Salix triandra L. em. Ser./Spen.
  • Salix viminalis L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Leaf mining moth of willow, with limited known distribution in the UK, but unlikely to cause significant damage.