UK Risk Register Details for Epitrix fasciata

This record was last updated on 08/12/2020

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Bulbs or 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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of some pathways

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

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
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Argentina Present
Brazil Present
Colombia Present
Guyana Present
Suriname Present
Uruguay Present
Venezuela Present
Central America
Antigua and Barbuda Present
Bahamas Present
Bermuda Present
British Virgin Islands Present
Cuba Present
Dominican Republic Present
Grenada Present
Guatemala Present
Jamaica Present
Panama Present
Puerto Rico Present
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum tuberosum

Major Hosts

  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Nicotiana tabacum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Solanaceae (family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1996)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

General plant health powers apply

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Flea beetle pest of potatoes and other solanaceous hosts present in the Americas. The main pathways for entry are prohibited though secondary pathways will continue to be monitored.

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