UK Risk Register Details for Contarinia pseudotsugae Condrashoff - All Hosts

Common Names

  • Douglas-fir needle midge

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

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
Belgium Present
Germany Present
United Kingdom Absent
Netherlands Present
North America
Canada Present
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Diptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Forestry - Douglas Fir

Major Hosts

  • Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirbel) Franco

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO Alert - 2016

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions

General Comments

Midge pest of Douglas fir, present in North America and now detected in the EU. Targeted survey to be carried out to determine whether present in the UK.