Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Anguina agrostis is an obligate plant endoparasite that forms seed galls in grass inflorescences. The nematode was first described from seed galls on...
Dactylosternum hydrophiloides is a scavenger beetle native to parts of tropical to subtropical Asia. Adults feed on decaying plant material, while...
The citrus rind borer, Prays endocarpa, is a tiny moth native to South and Southeast Asia that attacks species of Citrus and Aegle marmelos in the...
Acromyrmex octospinosus, like many species in the genus Acromyrmex and the related genus Atta, are leaf-cutting ants and are considered major...
Monochamus urussoviiis a longhorn beetle (Cerambycidae). It is a Eurosiberian species with a native distribution from Eastern Europe through Siberia...
Eupoecilia ambiguella is a moth that is widespread in Europe and in Asia and it is not considered introduced outside its native range. This pest...
Leguminivora glycinivorella is a major pest of soybean in Japan, Korea, northeastern China and the Russian Far East. Larvae feed on developing seeds...
The Chilean carpenter worm, C. valdiviana, is a pest moth native to Chile and Argentina. The larvae are wood borers that feed on a variety of native...
Abutilon theophrasti has been widely introduced and cultivated as a fibre crop, and has also been accidentally introduced via contamination of grains...
Chenopodiastrum murale is a widespread noxious weed reported in more than 100 countries. It is a nitrophilous species that can cause substantial...

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