UK Risk Register Details for Asproparthenis punctiventris

Pest has been archived

This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 01/06/2020, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 09/07/2021

Common Names

  • Beet root weevil
  • Beet weevil
  • Sugar beet weevil

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Bulbs or tubers

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

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
United Kingdom Absent
Austria Present
Bulgaria Present
Croatia Present
Czech Republic Present
France Present
Germany Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Spain Present
Turkey Present
Moldova Present
Montenegro Present
Russia Present
Serbia Present
Slovenia Present
Switzerland Present
Ukraine Present
Asia
Armenia Present
Azerbaijan Present
China Present
Georgia Present
Iran Present
Iraq Present
Kazakhstan Present
Mongolia Present
Tajikistan Present
Turkmenistan Present
Uzbekistan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Beta vulgaris

Major Hosts

  • Amaranthus L.
  • Beta vulgaris L.
  • Chenopodium album L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Polygonum aviculare L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Zea mays L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1996)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action. UK industry may wish to monitor for introduction.

General Comments

Widespread beetle pest in continental Europe, affecting sugar beet. UK industry may wish to monitor for presence.