UK Risk Register Details for Lobiopa insularis

Please note: there are high levels of uncertainty associated with the risk scores for this pest.

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

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] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

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
Spain Present (Limited)
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Bahamas Present (Widespread)
Belize Present (Widespread)
Costa Rica Present (Widespread)
Dominica Present (Widespread)
Grenada Present (Widespread)
Saint Kitts and Nevis Present (Widespread)
Mexico Present (Widespread)
Nicaragua Present (Widespread)
Panama Present (Widespread)
Puerto Rico Present (Widespread)
United States Present (Widespread)
South America
Argentina Present (Widespread)
Brazil Present (Widespread)
Colombia Present (Widespread)

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Fruit production

Major Hosts

  • Fragaria L.
  • Musa L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Vitis L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not Listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Polyphagous beetle pest present in the Americas, causing significant damage to strawberry crops in some areas. A PRA will help to better assess the level of risk to the UK.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Climatic suitability of the UK

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest