UK Risk Register Details for Pseudacysta persea

Common Names

  • Avocado lace bug

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)

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

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

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
Portugal Present (Limited) Madeira - under official control
North America
Bermuda Present
Cuba Present
Dominican Republic Present
Guadeloupe Present
Guatemala Present
Jamaica Present
Martinique Present
Mexico Present
Puerto Rico Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
United States Present (Limited) Southern states
South America
French Guiana Present
Venezuela Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Persea americana

Major Hosts

  • Cinnamomum camphora Sieb./Nees & Eberm./Presl.
  • Persea americana Mill.
  • Persea borbonica (L.) Spreng.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EPPO Alert

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory actions against findings

General Comments

Lacebug pest of avocado, unlikely to pose a threat to UK plant health

Risk Records for this Pest