UK Risk Register Details for Spilostethus hospes

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 12/08/2020, but is no longer actively maintained.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 12/08/2020

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced (to glasshouses)

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Fruits or vegetables

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] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

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
Oceania
Australia Present
Asia
Iran Present
India Present
China Present
Japan Present
Thailand Present
Philippines Present
Brunei Present
Indonesia Present (Limited) Borneo
Malaysia Present (Limited) Borneo

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Protected Solanaceae

Major Hosts

  • Calotropis R.Br.
  • Compositae
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum torvum Swartz
  • Euphorbiaceae (family)
  • Malvaceae (family)
  • Apocynaceae (family)
  • Asclepiadoideae (Family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Seed bug unlikely to pose a significant threat to UK plant health.

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