UK Risk Register Details for Chionaspis pinifoliae

This record was last updated on 07/05/2020

Common Names

  • Pine leaf, scale
  • Pine needle, scale

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] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 30

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 2
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 10

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 (Widespread)
United States Present (Widespread)
South America
Chile Present (Widespread)
Africa
Egypt Present (Widespread)
Libya Present (Widespread)
Central America
Bermuda Present (Widespread)
Cuba Present (Widespread)
Honduras Present (Widespread)
El Salvador Present (Widespread)

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Picea, Abies, Cedars, Cupressus, Juniperus, Pseudotsuga, Taxus, Torreya, Tsuga

Major Hosts

  • Abies Miller
  • Cupressus L.
  • Juniperus L.
  • Picea A.Dietr.
  • Pinus L.
  • Pseudotsuga Carr.
  • Taxus L.
  • Torreya Arn.
  • Tsuga Carr.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

EPPO Alert List

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against interceptions on planting material

General Comments

Scale insect of pine. Import restrictions mitigate the risk of introduction

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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