UK Risk Register Details for Agrilus fleischeri

This record was last updated on 08/01/2021

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Non-squared wood
  • Bark
  • Wood packaging material
  • Woodchip

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] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 15
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Provisional quarantine pest (Great Britain)

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
Asia
China Present
Japan Present
Kazakhstan Present
Mongolia Present
North Korea Present
South Korea Present
Russia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Populus, Salix

Major Hosts

  • Populus L.
  • Populus laurifolia Ledeb.
  • Populus nigra cv. 'Italica' L.
  • Populus sieboldii Miq.
  • Salix L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (2019)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Provisional quarantine pest (Great Britain)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Beetle pest of poplar, native to East Asia. Likely to be damaging if introduced to the UK. Protecting against the risk of entry via wood packaging material and other means remains a priority.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Limited information on many aspects of this pest including host range and current impacts.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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