UK Risk Register Details for Dendroctonus micans

Common Names

  • European spruce beetle
  • Large spruce beetle

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

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

Co-ordinated forestry management, and Protected Zone for Northern Ireland

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
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 Present
Austria Present
Bosnia-Herzegovina Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Switzerland Present
Czech Republic Present
Germany Present
Denmark Present
Estonia Present
Finland Present
France Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Croatia Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Lithuania Present
Luxembourg Present
Netherlands Present
Norway Present
Poland Present
Romania Present
Serbia Present
Russia Present
Sweden Present
Slovakia Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
Asia Present
China Present
Georgia Present
Japan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Forestry

Major Hosts

  • Picea A.Dietr.
  • Picea abies (L.) H. Karst.
  • Pinus sylvestris Linnaeus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

EU and EPPO Listing

EC IIB , PZ IOM, NI, & J

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No current Actions Indicated

General Comments

Damaging pest of spruce, less often to pine, established in England, spreading in Scotland, FC management scheme in place to reduce impacts in GB, PZ Status mitigates against risk of entry to parts of the UK which remain free.

Risk Records for this Pest