Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Podosphaera spiraeae is a common fungal pathogen for plants in the genus Spiraea. The pathogen is native to Japan but is most likely widespread...
This is a pest of solanaceous crops throughout its range (see List of Hosts).
Heartwater (or cowdriosis) is a tickborne disease of sheep, goats, cattle and some wild ruminants caused by the rickettsia, Ehrlichia ruminantium...
The Mediterranean mussel, Mytilus galloprovincialis, has been introduced to various regions around the world outside its native Mediterranean range,...
The tobacco caterpillar,S. litura, is one of the most important insect pests of agricultural crops in the Asian tropics. It is widely distributed...
Euwallacea fornicatus should be considered a high-risk quarantine pest because it can be introduced with current trade practices, and because of the...
Bactrocera dorsalis is a highly invasive species. Native to Asia, Oriental fruit fly is now found in at least 65 countries, including parts of...
Bactrocera zonata is native to South and Southeast Asia. It was first reported from Bengal (India) and is now widespread in India, Pakistan and...
Bactericera cockerelli is a vector of the plant pathogenic bacterium ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’, haplotype A and B, the putative causal...
The Asian form of huanglongbing is considered very invasive due to the cryptic nature of the pathogen, ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’, and its...

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