UK Risk Register Details for Dialeurodes citri

Common Names

  • Citrus whitefly

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] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 6

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 1
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 1
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 6

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 (10) Present
Spain Present
France Present
United Kingdom Absent
Greece Present
Croatia Present
Italy Present
Malta Present
North America See Notes 6 within North and South America
South America See Notes 6 within North and South America
Asia (14) Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Botanical collections or specialists

Major Hosts

  • Citrus limon (Linnaeus) N.L.Burman
  • Citrus paradisi Macfadyen
  • Citrus reticulata (s.l.)
  • Citrus sinensis (Linnaeus) Osbeck

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2010)

EU and EPPO Listing

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No current Actions Indicated

General Comments

Subtropical pest largely of citrus; would be restricted to glasshouses in the UK

Risk Records for this Pest