UK Risk Register Details for Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi

This record was last updated on 03/03/2020

Common Names

  • Southern corn rootworm
  • Spotted cucumber beetle

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Hitchhiking

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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

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
North America
Canada Present
Mexico Present
Central America
El Salvador Present
Guatemala Present
Nicaragua Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Zea mays

Major Hosts

  • Arachis hypogaea L.
  • Cucumis sativus L.
  • Cucurbita pepo L.
  • Hordeum vulgare L. em. Lam.
  • Solanum lycopersicum L.
  • Oryza sativa L.
  • Secale cereale L.
  • Solanum melongena L.
  • Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Zea mays L.
  • Plants (general)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1996)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest. EPPO A1

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

American pest of maize and cucumbers, current regulations in place. Low risk of entry.