UK Risk Register Details for Eotetranychus lewisi

This record was last updated on 18/03/2020

Common Names

  • Lewis spider mite

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

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

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 Outbreak eradicated
Poland Unknown
Portugal Present (Limited) Madeira
North America
Canada Present
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Bolivia Present
Chile Present
Colombia Present
Peru Present
Africa
Libya Present
South Africa Present
Asia
Japan Present
Philippines Present
Taiwan Present
Central America
Costa Rica Present
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Nicaragua Present
Panama Present
El Salvador Present

Type of Pest

  • Mite

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Carica papaya L.
  • Citrus limon (Linnaeus) N.L.Burman
  • Citrus sinensis (Linnaeus) Osbeck
  • Euphorbia marginata Pursh
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch
  • Ricinus communis L.
  • Rosa L.
  • Citrus
  • Herbaceous ornamental plants

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

EFSA (2017)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Polyphagous spider mite pest, native to the Americas but has been introduced to other parts of the world.

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