UK Risk Register Details for Euzophera semifuneralis

Common Names

  • Plum, borer, American

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Non-squared wood

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] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for 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] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

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
Turkey Present
North America
Canada Present
Mexico Present
United States Present
South America
Colombia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Rosaceae fruit trees (Prunus, Malus, Pyrus)

Major Hosts

  • Carya Nutt.
  • Diospyros virginiana L.
  • Ginkgo biloba L.
  • Juglans
  • Liquidambar styraciflua L.
  • Malus Mill.
  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Morus L.
  • Olea europaea Linnaeus
  • Platanus L.
  • Populus L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Punica granatum L.
  • Pyrus communis L.
  • Quercus palustris Muenchh./Du Roi
  • Quercus virginiana Mill.
  • Salix L.
  • Tilia L.
  • Ulmus L.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Gossypium hirsutum

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions.

General Comments

Pest of Prunus, native to North America, which would be damaging if introduced to the UK. Statutory action would be taken against any interceptions and a PRA will help better assess the level of risk to the UK.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Pest status on particular hosts and changing harvesting practices in UK orchards.

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

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