UK Risk Register Details for Lobiopa insularis

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

This record was last updated on 13/07/2020

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

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Fruit production

Major Hosts

  • Citrus limon (Linnaeus) N.L.Burman
  • Citrus sinensis (Linnaeus) Osbeck
  • Ficus L.
  • Fragaria L.
  • Mangifera L.
  • Musa L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Psidium guajava L.
  • Vitis L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently 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

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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