UK Risk Register Details for Dendroctonus jeffreyi

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 17/06/2019, but is no longer actively maintained.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 27/03/2020

Common Names

  • Jeffrey pine beetle

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Wood packaging material

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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

ISPM 15 on wood packaging material. Regulated quarantine pest.

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
Mexico Present (Limited) Baja Norte
United States Present (Limited) California, Nevada, Oregon

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Pinus jeffreyi

Major Hosts

  • Pinus jeffreyi Grev. & Balf./Murr.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (as Scolytidae spp. (non European))

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action in line with legislation

General Comments

North American bark beetle with a limited distribution in that continent. It is only recorded to attack Jeffrey pine, a species not widely grown in the UK. The beetle mainly causes impacts when trees are under stress, e.g. drought.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Whether D. jeffreyi is ever associated with any other hosts.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution