UK Risk Register Details for Corythucha ciliata

Common Names

  • Sycamore lace bug

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] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 48

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

EU Plant and Tree Notification scheme. Restrictions on plane tree movement due to PZ for another pest.

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

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 (Widespread)
United Kingdom Absent
North America
Canada Present (Widespread)
United States Present (Widespread)
Oceania
Australia Present (Limited)
Asia
China Present
Japan Present
South Korea Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Platanus

Major Hosts

  • Platanus L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

No

EU and EPPO Listing

None

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action on findings.

General Comments

Lace bug which affects plane and which is present in a number of European countries, with a single outbreak eradicated in the UK. A PRA will help to better assess the level of risk to the UK.

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