UK Risk Register Details for Creontiades pallidus (Rambur, 1839)

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

This record was last updated on 11/01/2022

Common Names

  • Bud and boll shedder bug
  • Shedder bug

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)
  • Fruits or vegetables

Common Pathways

  • show / hide

Risk Ratings and Current Mitigations

Unmitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

Current Mitigations

  • show / hide

Key mitigation for pest

Regulation

Surveillance

Industry Scheme

Contingency Plan

Awareness

Research

Mitigated Risks

Likelihood [1 - 5] 3
Spread [1 - 5] 3
Impact [1 - 5] 3
Value at Risk [1 - 5] 3
Likelihood x Impact [1 - 25] 9
UK Relative Risk Rating [1 - 125] 27

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
Portugal Present
Spain Present
South America
Brazil Present
Africa
Mali Present
Egypt Present
Asia
Uzbekistan Present
Syria Present
Myanmar Present
Israel Present
Iran Present
India Present

Type of Pest

  • Insect (Hemiptera)

Host or Industry at Risk

  • show / hide

Peppers

Major Hosts

  • Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp./Huth
  • Capsicum annuum L.
  • Gossypium L.
  • Helianthus annuus L.
  • Ricinus communis L.
  • Solanum melongena L.

Threats to Protected Cultivation

  • Only protected crops

Forest Tree Pests and Pathogens

  • N/A

Further Information

PRA Availability

PRA not available

Regulation and EPPO listing

  • show / hide

Not currently listed

Actions Indicated

  • show / hide

Action

No statutory action on interceptions and outbreaks

General Comments

A polyphagous pest of cotton which is also predatory on other arthropods. It is reported as having some impacts on pepper and aubergine crops in Spain and Turkey, although this appears to be dependent on the situation, particularly the presence of preferential food sources.

Further Information

Uncertainty

  • show / hide

Key uncertainty for pest

Extent of damage to pepper and aubergine crops.

Climate

Current distribution

Hosts

Impact

Pathways

Regulation

Taxonomy

UK distribution