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UK Risk Register Details for Chrysophtharta bimaculata

This record was last updated on 10/09/2021

Common Names

  • Tasmanian eucalyptus leaf-beetle

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)

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Non-squared wood

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 18

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Action against findings and management of pathway by exporting country

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 6
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 12

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
Oceania
Australia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Eucalyptus

Major Hosts

  • Eucalyptus L'Herit.
  • Eucalyptus dalrympleana Maiden
  • Eucalyptus delegatensis Baker
  • Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
  • Eucalyptus nitens Maiden
  • Eucalyptus obliqua L'Herit.
  • Eucalyptus regnans F.V.Muell.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2005)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

Beetle pest of Eucalyptus, previously intercepted on tree ferns from Australia. Current practices for such imports are likely to help further reduce the likelihood of entry.

Risk Records for this Pest