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UK Risk Register Details for Luperomorpha xanthodera

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 21/04/2020, but is no longer actively maintained.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 21/04/2020

Common Names

  • Rose Flea beetle

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest spreads to maximum extent

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)

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 1
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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 4
Impact [1 - 5] 1
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 Unknown
Switzerland Present
Austria Present
France Present
Germany Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Netherlands Present
Poland Present
China Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide


Major Hosts

  • Arbutus unedo L.
  • Bougainvillea glabra Choisy In Dc.
  • Buddleia (=Buddleja) L.
  • Clematis L.
  • Datura L.
  • Datura aurea (Lagerh.) Saff.
  • Elaeagnus angustifolia L.
  • Eucalyptus gunnii Hook.F.
  • Eugenia myrtoides Poir.
  • Euonymus japonicus Thunberg
  • Gaillardia Foug.
  • Gardenia Ellis
  • Genista L.
  • Hibiscus L.
  • Hydrangea L.
  • Hypericum L.
  • Lagerstroemia indica L.
  • Ligustrum L.
  • Lycopus L.
  • Magnolia L.
  • Monarda L.
  • Nerium oleander L.
  • Philadelphus coronarius L.
  • Pittosporum tobira (Thunb. Ex Murr.) Ait.
  • Pyracantha M.J.Roem.
  • Robinia hispida L.
  • Rosa L.
  • Scabiosa L.
  • Trachelospermum jasminoides (Lindl.) Lem.
  • Viburnum L.
  • Weigela floribunda (Sieb. & Zucc.) K.Koch
  • Yucca gloriosa L.
  • Origanum vulgare L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Both protected crops and outdoor production

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 actions against findings.

General Comments

Flea beetle pest of ornamental plants, detected in several European countries, with occasional findings in the UK over a number of years. No evidence to date of damage in the UK.