UK Risk Register Details for Diuraphis noxia

Pest has been archived

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 The information on this pest was correct as of 20/07/2020, but is no longer actively maintained.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 20/07/2020

Common Names

  • Barley aphid
  • Russian aphid
  • Russian wheat aphid

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)
  • Natural spread

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] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 5
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 20

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
United Kingdom Absent
Albania Present
France Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Portugal Present
Spain Present
Germany Present
Czech Republic Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
North America
Canada Present
United States Present
Mexico Present
South America
Argentina Present
Chile Present
Australia Present
Algeria Present
Egypt Present
Ethiopia Present
Libya Present
Morocco Present
South Africa Present
Zimbabwe Present
Afghanistan Present
Iran Present
Iraq Present
Israel Present
Jordan Present
Kazakhstan Present
Pakistan Present
Syria Present
Yemen Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide


Major Hosts

  • Avena sativa L.
  • Gramineae Adans., Nom. Cons.
  • Hordeum vulgare L. em. Lam.
  • Secale cereale L.
  • Sorghum vulgare Pers.
  • Triticosecale hybrids
  • Triticum aestivum L.
  • Triticum durum Desf.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


No statutory action against findings

General Comments

Aphid pest of grasses and cereals which prefers a dry climate, so unlikely to cause significant damage in the UK in most years.

Risk Records for this Pest