UK Risk Register Details for Eotetranychus lewisi

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] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU regulated pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

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 (1) Present
United Kingdom Absent
North America See Notes 13 within North and South America
South America See Notes 13 within North and South America
Oceania (1) Present
Africa (2) Present
Asia (1) Present

Type of Pest

  • Mite

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum L.
  • Carica papaya L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Euphorbia pulcherrima Willd. ex Klotzsch
  • Solanum L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IIAI

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No current Actions Indicated

General Comments

Pest of limited importance, current EU regulations of limited value because they are only applicable to some hosts.

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