UK Risk Register Details for Dendrolimus spectabilis

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

EU 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
Russia Present (Limited) Far east and eastern Siberia
Asia
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

EU and EPPO Listing

Commission Decisions 2002/887/EC and 2002/449/EC,

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

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

General Comments

Pest known only from Asia, ratings based on susceptibility of Pinus densiflora and P. thunbergii, hosts which are not widely grown in UK. Possible candidate for inclusion in sentinel trees project to determine susceptibility of UK grown Pinus spp.

Risk Records for this Pest