Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Ceratopteris thalictroides is a pantropical aquatic fern used as an ornamental in aquaria and fishponds. It is used as a vegetable in Asia, where it...
The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a lepidopteran pest that feeds in large numbers on the leaves, stems and reproductive parts of more than...
Candidatus Liberibacter africanus is not considered as invasive as Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, however, the species and its vector appear on...
Tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV) was first recorded in the Jordan valley and Israel between the autumn of 2014 and spring 2015. The virus did...
Maconellicoccus hirsutus is highly invasive if introduced in the absence of its natural enemies, as demonstrated by its rapid spread through the...
Verbena officinalis is a perennial herb found in open areas, near dwellings, hillsides and roadsides in temperate, subtropical and tropical areas...
Mass mortality of amphibians has occurred globally since at least the early 1990s from viral pathogens that are members of the genus Ranavirus,...
Avian metapneumovirus (aMPV) belongs to the genus Metapneumovirus in the sub-family Pneumovirinae of the family Paramyxoviridae. The virus is...
Nerium oleander is a shrub native to the Mediterranean region which is widely used as an ornamental in the tropics, subtropics and warm temperate...
Hibiscus cannabinus is a herbaceous annual or biennial plant with a long history of introduction as a fibre and food crop and as an ornamental. Often...

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