UK Risk Register Details for Tetranychus lombardinii

This record was last updated on 14/08/2020

Common Names

  • crimson spider mite

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 32

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
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
United Kingdom Absent
Oceania
Australia Present
Africa
Benin Present
Congo (Democratic Rep.) Present
Kenya Present
Madagascar Present
Malawi Present
Mozambique Present
Namibia Present
South Africa Present
Zambia Present
Zimbabwe Present
Asia
Indonesia Present
India Present
Central America
Guadeloupe Present
Saint Martin Present

Type of Pest

  • Mite

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Abutilon ramosum (Cav.) Guill. & Perr.
  • Acalypha indica L.
  • Acalypha segetalis Muell.Arg.
  • Amaranthus hybridus Linnaeus
  • Atriplex muelleri Benth.
  • Bidens pilosa Linnaeus
  • Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp./Huth
  • Carica papaya L.
  • Celtis africana Burm.F.
  • Chrysanthemum L.
  • Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsum. & Nakai
  • Clematis brachiata Thunb.
  • Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb.
  • Corchorus olitorius L.
  • Corchorus tridens L.
  • Coreopsis biternata Lour.
  • Crotalaria juncea L.
  • Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. Ex Schrad./Naud.
  • Cucurbita maxima Duch.
  • Datura L.
  • Dolichos lablab L.
  • Ficus carica L.
  • Ficus thonningii Blume
  • Flagellaria L.
  • Gerbera jamesonii H.Bolus Ex Hook.F.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Gossypium L.
  • Hibiscus L.
  • Ipomoea L.
  • Jasminum L.
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Malva parviflora L./Boiss.
  • Manihot esculenta Crantz
  • Medicago sativa L.
  • Melia azadirachata L.
  • Morus L.
  • Musa L.
  • Nicotiana glauca Graham
  • Passiflora edulis Sims
  • Pelargonium L'Herit. Ex Ait.
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.
  • Populus L.
  • Rhigozum Burch.
  • Ricinus communis L.
  • Sida cordifolia L.
  • Solanum anoplocladum Dun. In Dc.
  • Solanum hermannii Dun.
  • Solanum incanum L.
  • Solanum nigrum L.
  • Solanum rigescens Jacq.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Sorghum Moench
  • Spinacia oleracea L.
  • Vigna Savi
  • Wahlenbergia undulata (Thunb.) A.Dc.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

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 on planting material

General Comments

Polyphagous spider mite present in a number of tropical/sub-tropical regions. Unlikely to be more damaging than other spider mites already present, but statutory action would be taken against interceptions on planting material.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Details of impacts and damage are mostly lacking.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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