UK Risk Register Details for Neoleucinodes elegantalis

Common Names

  • Tomato borer, small

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)
  • 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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Action against findings under general powers

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 16

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 Present
Costa Rica Present
Cuba Present
Grenada Present
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Jamaica Present
Mexico Present
Panama Present
Puerto Rico Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
South America Present
Argentina Present
Brazil Present
Colombia Present
Ecuador Present
French Guiana Present
Guyana Present
Peru Present
Paraguay Present
Suriname Present
Uruguay Present
Venezuela Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Capsicum, Solanum lycopersicum

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum quitoense Lam.
  • Solanum betaceum Cav.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No current Actions Indicated

General Comments

Occasionally intercepted pest of Solanaceae. Risk is in part mitigated by the prohibition on host plants for planting from country of origin.

Risk Records for this Pest