UK Risk Register Details for Spilostethus pandurus

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced (to glasshouses)

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • 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] 4
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

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
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 Present (Limited) southern Europe
United Kingdom Absent
Africa Present (Widespread) Both north and south of the Sahara
Asia
China Present
India Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Protected Solanaceae

Major Hosts

  • Calotropis R.Br.
  • Corylus L.
  • Gossypium L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Nicotiana Linnaeus
  • Phaseolus L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Sesamum L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Sorghum Moench
  • Vigna Savi
  • Apocynaceae (family)
  • Asclepiadoideae (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

No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Seed bug unlikely to pose a significant threat to UK plant health.

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