UK Risk Register Details for Choristoneura carnana

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

This record was last updated on 07/01/2021

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] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest and prohibition of key pathway

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
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
United Kingdom Absent
North America
United States Present (Limited)

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Pseudotsuga

Major Hosts

  • Abies concolor var. concolor (Gord. & Glend.)Lindl. Ex Hild.
  • Pseudotsuga macrocarpa (Vasey) Mayr
  • Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirbel) Franco

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Regulated quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

North American moth which is a forestry pest of Douglas fir and related species. Pest appears well mitigated by regulation, including prohibition of host plants from North America.

Further Information

Uncertainty

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Key uncertainty for pest

Rapid addition via a workshop. Some areas of assessment may require more research.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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