Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Euura spiraeae is a widespread sawfly species in Europe that seems to have been introduced to Canada relatively recently (4 or more years before...
Potamocorbula amurensis is considered an invasive species due to its rapid spread in the San Francisco Estuary (SFE) and its reduction of...
Mamestra brassicae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) is a polyphagous insect that feeds on a wide variety of crops, with Brassica crops being relatively more...
The pine wood nematode, Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, is widespread and abundant on native pine forests of North America, particularly in the eastern...
The diamondback moth (P. xylostella) is one of the most studied insect pests in the world, yet it is among the 'leaders' of the most difficult pests...
Autographa gamma is known as a destructive and migratory insect throughout Europe, Asia and northern Africa, feeding on more than 300 species of host...
Phytophthora stricta is an oomycete species that has been found mostly inhabiting aquatic ecosystems, such as rivers, lakes, streams and irrigation...
The white wax scale is a conspicuous species which is sedentary except in the first instar when the so-called crawlers actively move around before...
Haplorchis pumilio is a trematode of the family Heterophyidae that, in its adult stage, is an obligate endoparasite found in the intestine of birds...
Colletotrichum tropicale was described in 2010 as an endophyte in Theobroma cacao leaves in Panama. It is now widely reported among Colletotrichum...

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Publisher - The Conversation 05:16 PM - 18 August, 2022 (Search term - invasive species)
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