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  • 09 February 2017
  • Anguilla
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  • Region: Caribbean
  • Climates: Tropical

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List of Species

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The table lists the species recorded in the Compendium for this region (from the full species datasheets). It includes species that are invasive in this region, those for which there is no data on invasive status, and also species that are not invasive in the region but are reported as invasive elsewhere. This summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the distribution record. For further information, please follow the link to the datasheet.

DomainKingdomPhylumSpeciesDistributionOriginInvasiveReferences
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAceria guerreronis (coconut mite) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAleurodicus cocois (coconut whitefly) Present NHM; Mound and Halsey, 1978.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAmblyomma variegatum (tropical bont tick) Present CAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAphis gossypii (cotton aphid) Present UK CAB International, 1968.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBoophilus microplus Present CAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCulex quinquefasciatus (southern house mosquito) Widespread Introduced Belkin and Heinemann, 1976a.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCylas formicarius (sweet potato weevil) Present CABI/EPPO, 2004; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaHeteropsylla cubana (leucaena psyllid) Present FAO, 1994.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaMaconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug) Absent, reported but not confirmed Introduced YesKairo et al., 2000; EPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaNezara viridula (green stink bug) Present CABI/EPPO, 1998.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaParatrechina longicornis (crazy ant) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPlutella xylostella (diamondback moth) Present CIE, 1967.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSolenopsis invicta (red imported fire ant) Present Wetterer and Davis, 2010.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSpodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm) Present EPPO, 2018.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTapinoma melanocephalum (ghost ant) Present Introduced Wetterer, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaVarroa destructor (Varroa mite) Widespread Allsopp, 2004.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCanis lupus familiaris (dogs) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCapra hircus (goats) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataColumba livia (pigeons) Present Introduced NoISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataFelis catus (cat) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataIguana iguana (iguana) Present Introduced YesCensky et al., 1998; ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMolothrus bonariensis (shiny cowbird) Present Avibase, 2012.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMus musculus (house mouse) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataOsteopilus septentrionalis (Cuban treefrog) Present Introduced Frost, 2018; Townsend et al., 2000; IUCN, 2017.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPantherophis guttatus (corn snake) Absent, formerly present Introduced NoHodge et al., 2003.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPterois volitans (lionfish) Present Introduced Schofield, 2010.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRachycentron canadum (cobia) Present Native IUCN, 2017.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRattus norvegicus (brown rat) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRattus rattus (black rat) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRhinella marina (cane toad) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaCnidariaTubastraea coccinea (orange-cup coral) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaAchatina fulica (giant African land snail) Present Introduced YesConnor, 2007; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAbutilon hirtum (Indian mallow) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodriguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAbutilon indicum (country mallow) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcacia glauca (wild dividivi) Present Native GBIF, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcacia nilotica (gum arabic tree) Present Introduced YesCronk and Fuller , 1995.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgeratum conyzoides (billy goat weed) Present Introduced NoFournet and Hammerton, 1991.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlternanthera sessilis (sessile joyweed) Present Native Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmaranthus dubius (spleen amaranth) Present Native Smithsonian Institution, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAnethum graveolens (dill) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodriguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAntigonon leptopus (coral vine) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArgemone mexicana (Mexican poppy) Present Native Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArtocarpus altilis (breadfruit) Widespread Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAsystasia gangetica (chinese violet) Present Introduced ISSG, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAzadirachta indica (neem tree) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBatis maritima (saltwort) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBoerhavia diffusa (red spiderling) Present Native
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBothriochloa pertusa (pitted beard grass) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBromelia pinguin (wild pineapple) Present Native Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCaesalpinia pulcherrima (peacock flower) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007; Young, 2008; Acevedo-Rodriguez and Strong, 2012; ILDIS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCalotropis procera (apple of sodom) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCapsicum annuum (bell pepper) Present Native Aguilar-Meléndez et al., 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCassytha filiformis (love-vine) Present Native NoUSDA-ARS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCatharanthus roseus (Madagascar periwinkle) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChloris virgata (feather finger grass) Present Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChromolaena odorata (Siam weed) Present Gautier, 1992b.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaClerodendrum chinense (Chinese glory bower) Widespread Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaClerodendrum indicum (Turk's turban) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodriguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaClusia rosea Present Native NoFrancis, 1993; Riffle, 1998.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCocos nucifera (coconut) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCordia obliqua (clammy cherry) Widespread Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCrotalaria retusa (rattleweed) Widespread Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCryptostegia madagascariensis (Madagascar rubbervine) Present Introduced YesConnor, 2008; ISSG, Invasive Species Specialist Group.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyanthillium cinereum (little ironweed) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus rotundus (purple nutsedge) Present Introduced Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDactyloctenium aegyptium (crowfoot grass) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDatura innoxia (downy thorn apple) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDatura inoxia (Downy Thornapple) Present Datamining 2011 - Invasive Species Databases.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDatura stramonium (jimsonweed) Present Fournet and Hammerton, 1991.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria bicornis (Asian crabgrass) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012; Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDysphania ambrosioides (Mexican tea) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEleusine indica (goose grass) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEmilia sonchifolia (red tasselflower) Present Fournet and Hammerton, 1991.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry) Present Introduced GBIF, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia lactea (mottled spurge) Present Introduced YesConnor, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia tithymaloides (devil's backbone) Present Native Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFicus elastica (rubber plant) Broome et al., 2007; Acevedo-Rodriguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGliricidia sepium (gliricidia ) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIndigofera suffruticosa (Anil indigo) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIndigofera tinctoria (true indigo) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaJasminum fluminense (Brazilian jasmine) Widespread Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaKalanchoe delagoensis (chandelier plant) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaKalanchoe pinnata (cathedral bells) Widespread Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeonotis nepetifolia (Christmas candlestick) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeonurus japonicus (honeyweed) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLepidium virginicum (Virginian peppercress) Present Native Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012; Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeucaena leucocephala (leucaena) Present Introduced Kairo et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMangifera indica (mango) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMegathyrsus maximus (Guinea grass) Widespread Introduced NoFournet and Hammerton, 1991.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelicoccus bijugatus (Spanish lime) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNopalea cochenillifera (cochineal cactus) Present Introduced ISSG, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOxalis corniculata (creeping woodsorrel) Present Introduced ISSG, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaParthenium hysterophorus (parthenium weed) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2008; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum paniculatum (Russell River grass) Present Native Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPassiflora edulis (passionfruit) Present Introduced ISSG, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPassiflora suberosa (corkystem passionflower) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPimenta racemosa (bay rum tree) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPithecellobium dulce (Manila tamarind) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPluchea carolinensis (sourbush) Present Native NoUSDA-ARS, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPortulaca oleracea (purslane) Present Introduced Howard, 1988.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPsidium guajava (guava) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007; USDA-ARS, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRivina humilis (bloodberry) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSansevieria hyacinthoides (African bowstring hemp) Present Introduced YesConnor, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSchefflera actinophylla (umbrella tree) Present Introduced Waugh, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna obtusifolia (sicklepod) Present Fournet and Hammerton, 1991.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna occidentalis (coffee senna) Present Native Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012; Fournet and Hammerton, 1991.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSesbania grandiflora (sesbania) Present Introduced GBIF, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSida acuta (sida) Widespread Native Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSonchus oleraceus (common sowthistle) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSpondias purpurea (red mombin) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSporobolus pyramidatus (whorled dropseed) Present Native Acevedo-Rodriguez et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStachytarpheta jamaicensis (Jamaica vervain) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTabebuia heterophylla (pink trumpet tree) Present Native NoUSDA-ARS, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTerminalia catappa (Singapore almond) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaThunbergia fragrans (whitelady) Present Introduced Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTribulus cistoides (false puncture vine) Present Fournet and Hammerton, 1991.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTurnera ulmifolia (West Indian holly) Present Native Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrochloa reptans (sprawling signalgrass) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaVachellia macracantha (porknut) Present Native Broome et al., 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaYucca aloifolia (Spanish bayonet) Present Introduced Acevedo-Rodríguez and Strong, 2012.

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List of Animal Diseases

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The table lists the animal diseases recorded in the Compendium for this region (from the full disease datasheets). For further information, please follow the link to the datasheet.

DiseaseDistributionOriginInvasiveReferences
infectious bursal disease Widespread McFerran, 1993.
varroosis of honey bees Widespread Allsopp, 2004.

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Land Usage

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2011-2007 | 2006-2002
land use20112010200920082007
Country area Area 9.07 W 9.07 W 9 W 9 W 9 W
Forest area Area 5.5 Fm 5.5 E 5.5 Fm 5.5 Fm 5.5 Fm
Land area Area 9 W 9 W 9 W 9 W 9 W
Other land Area 3.5 Fm 3.5 Fm 3.5 Fm 3.5 Fm 3.5 Fm
Land Usage: (1000 Ha)
E = Expert sources from FAO (including other divisions) | Fm = Manual Estimation | I = Country data reported by International Organizations where the country is a member (Semi-official) - WTO, EU, UNSD, etc. | Q = Official data reported on FAO Questionnaires from countries | W = Data reported on country official publications or web sites (Official) or trade country files

2011-2007 | 2006-2002
land use20062005200420032002
Country area Area 9 W 9 W 9 W 9 W 9 W
Forest area Area 5.5 Fm 5.5 E 5.5 Fm 5.5 Fm 5.5 Fm
Land area Area 9 W 9 W 9 W 9 W 9 W
Other land Area 3.5 Fm 3.5 Fm 3.5 Fm 3.5 Fm 3.5 Fm
Land Usage: (1000 Ha)
E = Expert sources from FAO (including other divisions) | Fm = Manual Estimation | I = Country data reported by International Organizations where the country is a member (Semi-official) - WTO, EU, UNSD, etc. | Q = Official data reported on FAO Questionnaires from countries | W = Data reported on country official publications or web sites (Official) or trade country files