UK Risk Register Details for Myzus mumecola

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] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 2
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

Annex III requirements restrict Prunus from third countries and Annex IV on Prunus from areas where plum pox occurs

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 2
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
United Kingdom Absent
Italy Present
Russia Present
Asia
China Present
India Present
Japan Present
Taiwan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Apricots and Ornamental Prunus

Major Hosts

  • Prunus L.
  • Prunus armeniaca L.
  • Prunus cornuta (Royle) Steud.
  • Prunus mume Sieb. & Zucc.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Asian aphid detected for the first time in Europe, in Italy. Main hosts are Prunus species (particularly apricot) but unlikely to cause significant damage if introduced to the UK.

Risk Records for this Pest