UK Risk Register Details for Orchidophilus spp.

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)

Common Pathways

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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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Action under general powers

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

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
United States Present (Limited)
Oceania
Australia Present (Limited)
New Caledonia Unknown
Papua New Guinea Unknown
Solomon Islands Unknown
Asia
Indonesia Present
Japan Unknown
Malaysia Present
Philippines Present
Singapore Present
Thailand Present
Taiwan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Orchidaceae

Major Hosts

  • Orchidaceae (family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

A pest of orchids spreading in trade. Currently absent from the UK and unlikely to establish outdoors. Could cause severe damage to hosts growing in protected cultivation.

Risk Records for this Pest