UK Risk Register Details for Hylesinus eos

Please note: there are high levels of uncertainty associated with the risk scores for this pest.

This record was last updated on 10/12/2021

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)
  • Non-squared wood

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Cut flowers or branches
  • Bark

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 45

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Specific measures against a different pest (Agrilus planipennis)

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
Asia
China Present
Japan Present
North Korea Present
South Korea Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Fraxinus

Major Hosts

  • Fraxinus mandshurica Rupr.
  • Juglans mandshurica Maxim.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • N/A

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

Statutory action against findings

General Comments

Bark beetle pest of Manchurian ash and Manchurian walnut, present in parts of Asia. Import restrictions for ash and walnut effectively mitigate risk of introduction.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Scarce and inaccessible literature.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

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