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UK Risk Register Details for Aeolesthes sarta

This record was last updated on 24/05/2022

Common Names

  • Apple stem borer
  • city longhorn beetle
  • Sart longhorn beetle
  • The Quetta Borer
  • town longhorn beetle
  • Uzbek longhorn beetle

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Wood packaging material

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
  • Non-squared wood
  • Wood packaging material
  • Hitchhiking

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
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

ISPM 15 on wood packaging material. Regulated quarantine pest (Northern Ireland).

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] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions

Regulation

Deregulation

Management By Industry

Targeted Survey

PRA

Contingency Plan

Publicity

Research

Distribution and Pest Details

Distribution

Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe
United Kingdom Absent
Asia
Afghanistan Present
India Present
Iran Present
Kyrgyzstan Present
Pakistan Present
Tajikistan Present
Turkmenistan Present
Uzbekistan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Broadleaved trees

Major Hosts

  • Acer L.
  • Aesculus L.
  • Aesculus indica (Wall. Ex Cambess.) Hook.
  • Alnus subcordata C.A.Mey.
  • Betula L.
  • Carya Nutt.
  • Castanea Mill.
  • Corylus colurna L.
  • Cydonia Mill.
  • Elaeagnus L.
  • Fraxinus L.
  • Gleditsia L.
  • Juglans regia L.
  • Juglans
  • Malus Mill.
  • Malus domestica Borkhausen
  • Malus sylvestris subsp. sylvestris (Linnaeus) Miller
  • Morus L.
  • Platanus L.
  • Platanus orientalis L.
  • Platanus x acerifolia (Aiton) Willdenow
  • Populus L.
  • Populus alba L.
  • Populus euphratica Oliv.
  • Populus nigra L.
  • Populus x canadensis Moench
  • Prunus L.
  • Pyrus L.
  • Quercus L.
  • Robinia L.
  • Salix L.
  • Salix acmophylla Boiss.
  • Salix alba L.
  • Ulmus L.
  • Ulmus minor Mill. em. Richens
  • Ulmus pumila L.
  • Ulmus wallichiana Planch.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

EPPO (2000)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest (Northern Ireland). EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Polyphagous longhorn beetle found in western central Asia. Wooden packaging material is the most likely pathway of entry and such material is subject to requirements for treatment for plant health purposes, which helps mitigate the risk of entry to some extent.

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