UK Risk Register Details for Dendrolimus spectabilis

This record was last updated on 12/01/2021

Common Names

  • Pine caterpillar
  • Pine moth

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and 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] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 9

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Pest regulated in derogation for imported bonsai.

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 6

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
United Kingdom Absent
Asia
Russia Present Far east and eastern Siberia
China Present
Japan Present
North Korea Present
South Korea Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Arboretum or ornamental trees

Major Hosts

  • Pinus densiflora Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Pinus thunbergii Parl.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Bonsai derogations

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Possible candidate for inclusion in sentinel trees project to determine susceptibility of UK grown Pinus spp.

General Comments

Moth pest known only from Asia, ratings based on susceptibility of Pinus densiflora and P. thunbergii, hosts which are not widely grown in UK. Pathway is largely closed due to conifer prohibitions.

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