UK Risk Register Details for Platypus cylindrus

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This pest has been assessed for the Risk Register and is considered to pose a low risk to the UK. The information on this pest was correct as of 05/06/2020, but is no longer actively maintained. It will only be updated if new information is received which indicates the potential for a significant increase in risk to the UK.

This record was last updated on 05/06/2020

Common Names

  • Oak pinhole borer
  • Pinhole borer

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide

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] 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

UK local or industry awareness

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated 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

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
Croatia Present
Czech Republic Present
Denmark Present
France Present
Germany Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Latvia Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Slovakia Present
Slovenia Present
Spain Present
Sweden Present
Netherlands Present
Ukraine Present
Turkey Present
Switzerland Present
Norway Present
United Kingdom Present (Limited)
Austria Present
Belgium Present
Bulgaria Present
Africa
Algeria Present
Morocco Present
Asia
Iran Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Quercus

Major Hosts

  • Quercus L.
  • Fagus sylvatica L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action on findings

General Comments

Beetle pest of mainly of oak. Established in parts of southern England, elsewhere in Europe and beyond. Affects the quality of timber through burrowing and staining. No prospect of eradication or containment but industry may wish to take measures to reduce impacts.

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