UK Risk Register Details for Delia sanctijacobi

This record was last updated on 16/07/2021

Common Names

  • Potato worm

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Fruits or vegetables

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] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 15

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Prohibition of key pathway

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 1
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 15

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
South America
Argentina Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Diptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Solanum tuberosum

Major Hosts

  • Lactuca sativa L.
  • Plantae
  • Solanum L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (1996)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action would be considered on a case by case basis

General Comments

Fly which is a potato pest in Argentina with impacts observed mainly at higher altitudes.

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