UK Risk Register Details for Tremex fuscicornis

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Firewood

Common Pathways

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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] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

Current Mitigations

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Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country Status Notes
Austria Present
Bulgaria Present
Switzerland Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Denmark Present
Estonia Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Latvia Present
Netherlands Present
Norway Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Sweden Present
Slovenia Present
Slovakia Present
Ukraine Present
South America
Argentina Present Introduced
Chile Present Introduced
Australia Present Introduced
Armenia Present
China Present
Iran Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hymenoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Broadleaved trees

Major Hosts

  • Acer platanoides L.
  • Alnus Mill.
  • Betula L.
  • Juglans regia L.
  • Populus L.
  • Prunus L.
  • Quercus L.
  • Salix L.
  • Ulmus L.
  • Fagus sylvatica L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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No statutory action against findings

General Comments

European and Asian wood wasp, widely distributed across those areas (but uncommon), not known to be present in the UK, with minimal records of damage to healthy trees. Appears to be usually associated with stressed or damaged trees.

Further Information


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Key uncertainty for pest

Although aspects of the biology are uncertain the scores, based on current knowledge seem to represent the risk.

Climate - Cause

Current distribution - Cause

Hosts - Cause

Impact - Cause

Pathways - Cause

Regulation - Cause

Taxonomy - Cause

UK distribution - Cause

Risk Records for this Pest