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UK Risk Register Details for Platynota rostrana

Pest has been archived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 The information on this pest was correct as of 11/05/2022, but is no longer actively maintained.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 11/05/2022

Common Names

  • Orange, leafroller
  • Raspberry snout, moth

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)
  • Cut flowers or branches
  • Fruits or vegetables

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 1
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 15

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest



Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan



Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 2
Impact [1 - 5] 1
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 5
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 3
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 15

Proposed Actions

Proposed Actions



Management By Industry

Targeted Survey


Contingency Plan



Distribution and Pest Details


Country / Territory Status Notes
Europe Absent
United Kingdom Absent
North America
United States Present (Limited)
Mexico Present
South America
Colombia Present
Venezuela Present
Brazil Present (Limited)
Central America
Guatemala Present
Honduras Present
Nicaragua Present
Costa Rica Present
Panama Present
Cuba Present
Jamaica Present
Dominican Republic Present
Haiti Present
Puerto Rico Present
Dominica Present
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Present
Grenada Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Lepidoptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Total protected cultivation

Major Hosts

  • Acacia Miller
  • Acer L.
  • Amaranthus L.
  • Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
  • Annona squamosa L.
  • Betula L.
  • Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp./Huth
  • Capsicum L.
  • Clematis L.
  • Cornus drummondii C.A.Mey.
  • Dianthus caryophyllus L.
  • Eupatorium L.
  • Fragaria L.
  • Fraxinus nigra Marsh.
  • Gossypium L.
  • Helianthemum Mill.
  • Helianthus L.
  • Hibiscus L.
  • Hypericum perforatum L.
  • Jasminum L.
  • Maclura pomifera (Rafin.) Schneid.
  • Malus Mill.
  • Musa x paradisiaca Linnaeus
  • Myrtus communis L.
  • Phaseolus L.
  • Pinus banksiana Lamb.
  • Piper L.
  • Prunus persica Batsch
  • Psidium guajava L.
  • Rhododendron L.
  • Rosa L.
  • Rubus L.
  • Salix L.
  • Solanum L.
  • Trifolium L.
  • Vaccinium L.
  • Vernonia noveboracensis (L.) Willd./Michx.
  • Viburnum prunifolium L.
  • Vitis L.
  • Citrus

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • Broadleaved

Further Information

PRA Availability

UK (2014)

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide


No statutory action in Great Britain

General Comments

Polyphagous moth pest native to the Americas. Likely to be restricted to protected cultivation in the UK (especially warmer environments).

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