UK Risk Register Details for Prionoxystus robiniae

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 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

EU and EPPO Listing

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.

Risk Records for this Pest