UK Risk Register Details for Lambdina fiscellaria

This record was last updated on 09/06/2020

Common Names

  • Hemlock, looper

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Non-squared wood

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 16
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 80

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Prohibitions on planting material of many host genera

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 40

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
Canada Present
United States Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Forestry species

Major Hosts

  • Abies amabilis (Dougl. Ex Lood) Dougl. Ex Forbes
  • Abies balsamea (L.) Mill.
  • Abies grandis (D.Don) Lindl.
  • Abies lasiocarpa var. lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.
  • Acer macrophyllum Pursh
  • Acer rubrum L.
  • Acer saccharum Marsh.
  • Acer spicatum Lam.
  • Betula papyrifera Marsh.
  • Fraxinus latifolia Benth.
  • Larix occidentalis Nutt.
  • Picea engelmannii Parry Ex Engelm.
  • Picea glauca (Moench) Voss
  • Picea mariana (Mill.) Britt., Sterns & Poggenb.
  • Picea sitchensis (Bong.) Carr.
  • Pseudotsuga menziesii var. glauca (Mirb.) Franco (Beissn.) Franco
  • Quercus garryana Dougl.
  • Thuja plicata Donn Ex D.Don
  • Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.
  • Tsuga heterophylla (Rafin.) Sarg.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved & Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions

General Comments

Polyphagous moth pest of trees with damaging impacts in parts of North America where it is established. Import requirements help mitigate the risk of introduction, but a Europe wide assessment would help determine whether additional requirements would be beneficial.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Full UK host range

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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