UK Risk Register Details for Macchiademus diplopterus

Common Names

  • Grain, chinch bug

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Hitchhiking

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] 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

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Action against findings under general powers

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

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

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
Africa Present
South Africa Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Poaceae

Major Hosts

  • Avena L.
  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.
  • Hordeum vulgare L. em. Lam.
  • Triticum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2012)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings. Encourage Europe wide PRA since other countries are more at risk.

General Comments

South African pest of cereals, unlikely to establish in the UK but could be of concern to Southern Member States.

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