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UK Risk Register Details for Aromia bungii

This record was last updated on 06/06/2023

Common Names

  • Peach red-necked longhorn
  • Plum and peach longhorn
  • red-necked longhorn

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)
  • Wood and wood products:
  • Wood packaging material

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 5
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 20
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 60

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulated quarantine pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 4
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 12
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 36

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe Present
Italy Present
Germany Present Present at one location, under containment, in case eradication is impossible.
United Kingdom Absent
Asia Present
China Present
Taiwan Present
South Korea Present
North Korea Present
Vietnam Present
Japan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide


Major Hosts

  • Bambusa Schreb.
  • Castanea mollissima Blume
  • Diospyros kaki L.
  • Diospyros lotus L.
  • Diospyros virginiana L.
  • Juglans regia L.
  • Melia azadirachata L.
  • Olea europaea Linnaeus
  • Populus alba L.
  • Populus tomentosa Carr.
  • Prunus L.
  • Prunus americana Marsh.
  • Prunus armeniaca L.
  • Prunus avium ssp./var. avium L.
  • Prunus cantabrigiensis Stapf
  • Prunus cerasifera Ehrh.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. domestica L.
  • Prunus domestica ssp. insititia L.
  • Prunus grayana Maxim.
  • Prunus japonica Thunb.
  • Prunus mume Sieb. & Zucc.
  • Prunus padus L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Prunus salicina Lindl.
  • Prunus yedoensis Matsumura
  • Pterocarya stenoptera C.Dc.
  • Punica granatum L.
  • Pyrus bretschneideri Rehd.
  • Quercus L.
  • Schima Reinw. Ex Blume
  • Zanthoxylum L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

Fera (2013)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Regulated quarantine pest, EPPO A2

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


Statutory action against findings.

General Comments

A longhorn beetle native to Asia. It is a pest mainly of Prunus, and has previously been intercepted in the UK on wooden packaging imported from China. The pest is under containment in Italy (a source of significant trade in plants for instant landscapes), and there is also an outbreak in Germany.

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