UK Risk Register Details for Sitona discoideus

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 12/08/2020, but is no longer actively maintained.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 12/08/2020

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Hitchhiking

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
Austria Present
Switzerland Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Gibraltar Present
Italy Present
Portugal Present
Oceania
Australia Present
New Zealand Present
Africa
Algeria Present
Morocco Present
Tunisia Present
South Africa Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Medicago sativa

Major Hosts

  • Medicago intertexta (L.) Mill.
  • Medicago littoralis Rohde Ex Loisel.
  • Medicago rugosa Desr. In Lam.
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Medicago scutellata (L.) All./Mill
  • Medicago tribuloides Desr.
  • Onobrychis viciifolia Scopoli
  • Trifolium subterraneum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action on findings.

General Comments

Weevil intercepted on peach, unlikely to pose a threat to UK plant health.

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