UK Risk Register Details for Platypus quercivorus

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced with the pathogen

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Non-squared wood
  • Squared wood

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] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

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] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

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
Papua New Guinea Present
Asia
Indonesia Present
India Present
Japan Present
Thailand Present
Taiwan Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Quercus (oak)

Major Hosts

  • Castanea crenata Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Castanopsis cuspidata (Thunb.) Schottky
  • Fagus crenata Blume
  • Lithocarpus edulis (Mak.) Nakai
  • Lithocarpus glaber (Thunb.) Nakai
  • Quercus L.
  • Quercus laurifolia Michx.
  • Quercus mongolica Fisch. Ex Turcz./Fisch. Ex Ledeb.
  • Quercus robur L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

USA, 2005

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action to be taken on interceptions

General Comments

Vector and pest causing impacts on oak in Japan leading to potential tree mortality. Potential vectors are present in the UK with the highest risk pathway likely to be timber.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Susceptibility of UK oak species to the pathogen.

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest