UK Risk Register Details for Prionoxystus robiniae

This record was last updated on 13/05/2020

Common Names

  • Carpenter, worm

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Non-squared wood
  • 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] 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

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

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 / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Canada Present
Mexico Present
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Broadleaved trees

Major Hosts

  • Acer L.
  • Baccharis halimifolia L.
  • Betula L.
  • Buxus L.
  • Carya illinoinensis K.Koch
  • Castanea Mill.
  • Celtis laevigata Willd.
  • Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
  • Ficus L.
  • Gleditsia triacanthos L.
  • Juglans nigra L.
  • Populus L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Pyrus L.
  • Quercus L.
  • Quercus agrifolia Nee
  • Quercus lyrata Walt.
  • Robinia pseudoacacia L.
  • Salix L.
  • Ulmus L.
  • Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions

General Comments

Polyphagous North American moth pest, with wood-boring larvae. Import requirements related to other pests reduce the likelihood of introduction to the UK, but statutory action would be taken against any interceptions.

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