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UK Risk Register Details for Planococcus vovae

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 20/07/2022, but is no longer actively maintained.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 20/07/2022

Common Names

  • Nassonov's mealybug

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] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 24

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
Russia Present
Austria Present
Bulgaria Present
Cyprus Present
Czech Republic Present
France Present
Germany Present
Greece Present
Hungary Present
Italy Present
Luxembourg Present
Malta Present
Poland Present
Portugal Present
Romania Present
Slovenia Present
Spain Present
Turkey Present
Ukraine Present
United Kingdom Unknown
Sweden Present
South America
Brazil Present
Argentina Present
Africa
Morocco Present
Asia
Russia Present
Afghanistan Present
Armenia Present
China Present
Georgia Present
Iran Present
Israel Present
Tajikistan Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Cupressaceae

Major Hosts

  • Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (Murr.) Parl.
  • Cupressus L.
  • Cupressus macrocarpa Hartw.
  • Cupressus sempervirens var. sempervirens L.
  • Juniperus L.
  • Juniperus chinensis L.
  • Juniperus communis ssp. communis L.
  • Juniperus oxycedrus ssp oxycedrus L.
  • Juniperus sabina L./Mill.
  • Juniperus virginiana L.
  • Taxus L.
  • Thuja L.
  • Thuja occidentalis L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Coniferous

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

Mealybug pest of cypress and juniper present in parts of Europe and beyond. Unlikely to pose a significant threat to UK plant health.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Whether northern populations (including the UK) are transient or established.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution

Risk Records for this Pest