UK Risk Register Details for Bactra bactrana

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced (to glasshouses)

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

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] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

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
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Italy Present
Portugal Present
Africa
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Egypt Present
Gambia Present
Madagascar Present
Sudan Present
South Africa Present
Asia
India Present
Pakistan Present
Saudi Arabia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Capsicum annuum

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Cyperaceae
  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.
  • Juncus L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings in protected crops.

General Comments

Moth whose larvae feed on sedge and grass stems, found (in 2014) to be damaging glasshouse peppers in Greece. Industry may wish to monitor for its presence.

Risk Records for this Pest