UK Risk Register Details for Trialeurodes abutiloneus

Common Names

  • Banded-winged whitefly

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced (with virus pathogen)

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Action on interceptions under general powers

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

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
Costa Rica Present
Cuba Present
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Jamaica Present
Mexico Present
Puerto Rico Present
El Salvador Present
Trinidad and Tobago Present
United States Present
South America
Brazil Present
Colombia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total Protected Cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Euphorbia L.
  • Glycine max (L.) Merr.
  • Gossypium L.
  • Hibiscus L.
  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Manihot esculenta Crantz
  • Pelargonium L'Herit. Ex Ait.
  • Petunia Juss.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2005), UK (2014)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Polyphagous whitefly native to the Americas with the potential to introduce harmful viruses to the UK. EU regulation should be considered and further assessed by EPPO.

Risk Records for this Pest