UK Risk Register Details for Paropsisterna variicollis

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 8

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 8

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
Oceania
Australia Present
New Zealand Present (Limited)

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Eucalyptus

Major Hosts

  • Eucalyptus L'Herit.
  • Eucalyptus bridgesiana R.T.Baker
  • Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
  • Eucalyptus macarthuri Deane & Maiden
  • Eucalyptus melliodora (Schau.) A.Cunn.
  • Eucalyptus nitens Maiden
  • Eucalyptus obliqua L'Herit.
  • Eucalyptus ovata Labill.
  • Eucalyptus pauciflora Sieb. Ex Spreng.
  • Eucalyptus regnans F.V.Muell.
  • Eucalyptus viminalis Labill.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

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

Statutory action against interceptions

General Comments

Beetle pest of Eucalyptus, native to Australia, but with a population also recorded in New Zealand. Not expected to cause significant damage if introduced to the UK, but statutory action would be taken against any interceptions on precautionary basis.

Risk Records for this Pest