UK Risk Register Details for Zaprionus tuberculatus

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 10/10/2017, but is no longer actively maintained.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

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

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

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] 1
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 2
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
Cyprus Present
Spain Present (Limited) Canary Islands
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Italy Present
Malta Present
Romania Present
Turkey Present
Africa
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Central African Republic Present
Congo (Brazzaville) Present
Cote d'Ivoire Present
Cameroon Present
Cape Verde Present
Egypt Present
Gabon Present
Kenya Present
Madagascar Present
Mauritius Present
Malawi Present
Mozambique Present
Niger Present
Nigeria Present
Reunion Present
Seychelles Present
Chad Present
Tanzania Present
Uganda Present
Mayotte Present
South Africa Present
Zambia Present
Zimbabwe Present
Asia
Israel Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Diptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Protected fruit cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Artocarpus J.R.& G.Forst.
  • Dacryodes Vahl
  • Detarium senegalense J.F.Gmel.
  • Ficus L.
  • Guarea cedrata (A.Chev.) Pellegr.
  • Parinari Aubl.
  • Spondias mombin L.
  • Tieghemella heckelii Pierre
  • Uncaria Schreb.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Vinegar fly present in the Mediterranean region and outside Europe. Mainly a secondary pest and unlikely to cause impacts greater than native fruit flies.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Taxonomy: part of a species complex

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause