UK Risk Register Details for Paropsisterna variicollis

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 08/06/2022, but is no longer actively maintained.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 08/06/2022

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)

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 8

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 2
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 2
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 4
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 8

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
New Zealand Present (Limited)

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Eucalyptus

Major Hosts

  • Eucalyptus L'Herit.
  • Eucalyptus bridgesiana R.T.Baker
  • Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
  • Eucalyptus macarthuri Deane & Maiden
  • Eucalyptus melliodora (Schau.) A.Cunn.
  • Eucalyptus nitens Maiden
  • Eucalyptus obliqua L'Herit.
  • Eucalyptus ovata Labill.
  • Eucalyptus pauciflora Sieb. Ex Spreng.
  • Eucalyptus regnans F.V.Muell.
  • Eucalyptus viminalis Labill.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action

General Comments

Beetle pest of Eucalyptus, native to Australia, but with a population also recorded in New Zealand. Not expected to cause significant damage if introduced to the UK.