UK Risk Register Details for Circulifer tenellus

This record was last updated on 07/01/2021

Common Names

  • Beet leafhopper
  • Leafhopper, beet

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced with the pathogen

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
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Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 5
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

Regulated quarantine pest (Great Britain)

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 5
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
Malta Present
United Kingdom Absent
France Present (Limited)
Italy Present (Limited)
Spain Present
Greece Present
Turkey Present
North America Present
Canada Present (Limited)
United States Present (Limited)
Mexico Present
Africa
Algeria Present
Egypt Present
Libya Present
Morocco Present
Namibia Present
South Africa Present
Sudan Present
Tunisia Present
Asia
India Present
Iran Present
Israel Present
Kyrgyzstan Present
Saudi Arabia Present
Tajikistan Present
Turkmenistan Present
Uzbekistan Present
Central America
Jamaica Present
Puerto Rico Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total outdoor production

Major Hosts

  • Armoracia lapathifolia Gilib. Ex Usteri
  • Atriplex L.
  • Beta vulgaris L.
  • Brassica L.
  • Capsicum L.
  • Citrofortunella microcarpa (Bunge) Wijnands
  • Cucurbitaceae
  • Fortunella Swing.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Poncirus trifoliata (Linnaeus) Rafinesque
  • Spinacia oleracea L.
  • Citrus
  • Citroncirus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (Great Britain)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Pest of solanaceous crops, brassica and sugar beet, present in parts of Europe. Limited potential to establish in the UK, with some uncertainty.

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