UK Risk Register Details for Psylliodes punctifrons

This record was last updated on 11/05/2022

Common Names

  • Flea beetle, cabbage

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

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  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Fruits or vegetables

Common Pathways

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  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Fruits or vegetables
  • Soil/growing medium

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
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] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
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
United Kingdom Absent
Asia
Russia Present Siberia
Japan Present
China Present
South Korea Present
Taiwan Present
Indonesia Present
Vietnam Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

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Brassicaceae

Major Hosts

  • Brassica chinensis L.
  • Brassica napus ssp. napus L.
  • Cardamine L.
  • Eutrema wasabi (Sieb.) Maxim.
  • Brassicaceae (family)

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

Austria (2014)

Regulation and EPPO listing

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Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

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Action

Statutory action against interceptions

General Comments

Flea beetle pest present in parts of Asia where it is considered a major pest of wasabi and can also damage other brassicas. Action would be taken against interceptions given its potential to cause damage if introduced to the UK. A PRA will help to clarify the risk to the UK.

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