UK Risk Register Details for Draeculacephala minerva

This record was last updated on 15/04/2020

Common Names

  • Sharpshooter, grass

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced with the pathogen

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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
North America Present
Mexico Present
United States Present
Central America
Belize Present
Costa Rica Present
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Nicaragua Present
Panama Present
El Salvador Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Vitis vinifera, Medicago sativa

Major Hosts

  • Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
  • Echinochloa crus-galli (L.) P.Beauv.
  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Nasturtium officinale R.Br.
  • Vitis vinifera ssp. vinifera L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (as Cicadellidae (non-European) known to be vector of Xylella fastidiosa)

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Regulated North American vector of Xylella fastidiosa found in climates warmer than the UK, so unlikely to be able to establish. Current emergency measures for Xylella fastidiosa help mitigate against risk of introduction.

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