Invasive Species Compendium

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Elm zigzag sawfly is considered a minor pest within its native range in East Asia, but since first arriving in Hungary and Poland in 2003 the sawfly...
I. punctatus, commonly known as the channel catfish, is a long slender fish with a native range extending from southern Canada and central USA to...
Originating in South-East Asia, C. batrachus, the walking catfish, has been introduced throughout the world for the purposes of aquaculture and as an...
C. capitata is a highly invasive species. It has a high dispersive ability, a very large host range and a tolerance of both natural and cultivated...
Since the beginning of twentieth century R. palmarum has been reported as one of the most important pests on ornamental palms and on oil palms,...
Though deliberate inoculation of Artemia has been practised since the late 1970s (often in areas where no autochthonous Artemia was present), it is...
R. philippinarum is a marine bivalve mollusc with a solid broadly oval shell on which radiating ribs and concentric grooves make the posterior area...
In economic terms, grapes are worth US $3.2 billion and associated economic activity exceeds US $33 billion in California. In addition, crops such as...
Crop losses caused by P. pentagona are difficult to assess. Trees lose vigour, and their lives are shortened. When P. pentagona becomes newly...
Trypanosoma evansi is a protozoan parasite that is the causative agent of the animal disease surra.  The disease occurs in a wide area from the...

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