UK Risk Register Details for Hypothenemus seriatus

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 13/07/2017, but is no longer actively maintained.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.

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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Common Pathways

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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] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 1
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 2

Current Mitigations

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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] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 1
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 2

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
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
North America
Mexico Present
United States Present
Oceania
Australia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Tropical woody plants

Major Hosts

  • Ficus L.
  • Macadamia F.V.Muell.
  • Nauclea L./Merr.
  • Persea Mill.
  • Saccharum L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Bark beetle with widespread distribution in tropical regions, very unlikely to survive outdoors in the UK. Has been detected in one botanic garden in the UK and growers of tropical plants may wish to be aware in relation to bark imported to dress soil.