UK Risk Register Details for Aleurocanthus camelliae

This record was last updated on 10/09/2021

Common Names

  • Camellia spiny whitefly

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

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
Italy Present
United Kingdom Absent
Asia
China Present
Japan Present
Taiwan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Commerical Camellia sinensis plantations, ornamentals

Major Hosts

  • Camellia sasanqua Thunb.
  • Camellia sinensis (L.) O.Kuntze
  • Cleyera japonica
  • Eurya japonica Thunberg
  • Illicium anisatum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

No statutory action

General Comments

Whitefly pest of camellia species (including tea). Limited impacts seen in Europe. Unlikely to pose a plant health threat in UK climate.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

Taxonomic uncertainty and lack of a complete host list.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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