UK Risk Register Details for Hylobius abietis

Pest has been archived

This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 09/06/2020, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 09/06/2020

Common Names

  • large brown pine weevil
  • large pine weevil
  • pine weevil

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 5
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 10
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 50

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Ongoing research feeding in to management advice

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
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
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Belarus Present
Switzerland Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Denmark Present
Estonia Present
Spain Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Widespread)
Hungary Present
Ireland Present
Italy Present
Lithuania Present
Latvia Present
Moldova Present
Netherlands Present
Norway Present
Poland Present
Russia Present
Sweden Present
Slovenia Present
Slovakia Present
Ukraine Present
Asia
Armenia Present
Azerbaijan Present
China Present
Georgia Present
Japan Present
Kazakhstan Present
Russia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Forestry

Major Hosts

  • Larix Mill.
  • Picea A.Dietr.
  • Picea abies (L.) H. Karst.
  • Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.
  • Pinus L.
  • Pinus contorta Dougl. Ex Loud.
  • Pinus sylvestris Linnaeus
  • Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirbel) Franco
  • Tsuga heterophylla (Rafin.) Sarg.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action

General Comments

Established weevil pest of recently planted conifers, with management advice available. On-going research.

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