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UK Risk Register Details for Callidiellum rufipenne

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 16/09/2021, but is no longer actively maintained.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 16/09/2021

Common Names

  • Cedar long-horned beetle
  • Cedar longhorn beetle
  • Japanese cedar longhorn beetle
  • small cedar longhorn beetle

Scenario and Pathways

Scenario for Risk Register

  • show / hide
  • Pest is introduced

Pathway Assessed for Entry to UK

  • show / hide
  • Wood packaging material

Common Pathways

  • show / hide
  • Plants for planting (except seeds bulbs and tubers)
  • Non-squared wood
  • Wood packaging material
  • Manufactured plant products

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 32

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 4
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 2
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 4
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 8
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 32

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
United Kingdom Absent
Belgium Present
Italy Present
Croatia Present
France Present
Spain Present
Sweden Present
North America
United States Present (Limited)
South America
Argentina Present
North Korea Present
South Korea Present
Japan Present
China Present
Taiwan Present
Russia Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Coleoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide


Major Hosts

  • Abies holophylla Maxim.
  • Chamaecyparis Spach
  • Chamaecyparis lawsoniana (Murr.) Parl.
  • Chamaecyparis obtusa Sieb. & Zucc. Ex Endl.
  • Chamaecyparis pisifera Sieb. & Zucc. Ex Endl.
  • Cryptomeria japonica (L.F.) D.Don
  • Cupressus macrocarpa Hartw.
  • Juniperus chinensis L.
  • Juniperus communis ssp. communis L.
  • Juniperus virginiana L.
  • Thuja occidentalis L.
  • Thujopsis dolobrata (C.Linnaeus) Siebold & Zuccarini
  • Cupressaceae (family)
  • Platycladus orientalis (L.) Franco

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


No statutory action

General Comments

Longhorn beetle with a preference for juniper and certain other conifers. Mainly a secondary pest.