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Equatorial Guinea

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 09 February 2017
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • General data
  • Region: Central Africa
  • Area (km2): 280,500
  • Climates: Tropical
  • Capital: Malabo
  • Selected Statistics, World Bank (2007)
  • Population, total: 507,543
  • GNI per capita, Atlas method: US$12,860
  • GNI, Atlas method: US$6,526,696,448
  • GDP: US$9,923,307,520
  • Agriculture, value added: US$282,088,384

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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
EukaryotaChromistaOomycotaPhytophthora colocasiae (taro leaf blight) Present CABI/EPPO, 2014; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaChromistaOomycotaPhytophthora megakarya (black pod of cocoa) Widespread Zentmeyer, 1987.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAedes albopictus (Asian tiger mosquito) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAgrotis ipsilon (black cutworm) Present CIE, 1969.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly) Present Introduced YesEkesi et al., 2006; CABI/EPPO, 2008; Vayssières et al., 2008; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBemisia tabaci (tobacco whitefly) Present CABI/EPPO, 1998; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaChrysomya bezziana (Old World screw-worm) Present Native YesJames, 1947.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCulex quinquefasciatus (southern house mosquito) Widespread YesToto et al., 2003.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaEuwallacea piceus Present Introduced NoWood and Bright, 1992.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaHypothenemus hampei (coffee berry borer) Present Le Pelley(1968); CABI/EPPO, 2005; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaMononychellus tanajoa (cassava green mite) Widespread Yaninek, 1988.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaNezara viridula (green stink bug) Present CABI/EPPO, 1998.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaParatrechina longicornis (crazy ant) Present ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPhenacoccus manihoti (cassava mealybug) Restricted distribution Introduced YesNeuenschwander and Herren, 1988; Zeddies et al., 2001; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSpodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm) Absent, unreliable record EPPO, 2018; FAO, 2018a.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSpodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm) Restricted distribution EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaStictococcus vayssierei (cassava brown root scale) Present CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTapinoma melanocephalum (ghost ant) Present Introduced Wetterer, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXyleborus volvulus Present Introduced NoWood and Bright, 1992.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXylosandrus compactus (shot-hole borer) Present EPPO, 2013.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXylosandrus crassiusculus (Asian ambrosia beetle) Present Introduced NoWood and Bright, 1992; CABI/EPPO, 2009; EPPO, 2018.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataAlopochen aegyptiaca (Egyptian goose) Present Native BirdLife International, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCervus elaphus (red deer) Localised Introduced NoLong, 2003.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataClarias gariepinus Present Native NoTeugels, 1986.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRachycentron canadum (cobia) Present Native IUCN, 2017.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataThreskiornis aethiopicus (sacred ibis) Present Native Hoyo et al., 1992.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataTyto alba (Barn owl) Present Native NoBruce, 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataVaranus niloticus (Nile monitor) Present Native NoBayless, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaXiphinema diversicaudatum (dagger nematode) Absent, invalid record EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaPlatyhelminthesEchinococcus OIE, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeChlorophytaCaulerpa taxifolia (killer algae) Present Native UNEP, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaePteridophytaChristella dentata (soft fern) Present Native NoGBIF, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaePteridophytaPteridium aquilinum (bracken) Present Native Adams, 1957.
EukaryotaPlantaeRhodophytaAcanthophora spicifera Present Native Price et al., 1986.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAchyranthes japonica (Japanese chaff flower) Present Datamining 2011 - Invasive Species Databases.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgeratum conyzoides (billy goat weed) Present Introduced NoAdams, 1963.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlbizia lebbeck (Indian siris) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmaranthus dubius (spleen amaranth) Present Introduced GBIF, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAntigonon leptopus (coral vine) Present Introduced Burke and DiTommaso, 2011.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArgemone mexicana (Mexican poppy) Present Introduced USDA-ARS, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArthraxon hispidus (small carpetgrass) Present Native GBIF, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArundo donax (giant reed) Introduced, not established Bell, 1993.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAsystasia gangetica (chinese violet) Present Native NoUSDA-ARS, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAzadirachta indica (neem tree) Present Introduced World Agroforestry Centre, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBalanites aegyptiaca (simple-thorned torchwood) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBixa orellana (annatto) Present Introduced PROTA, 2018.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCaesalpinia pulcherrima (peacock flower) Present Introduced ILDIS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCardiospermum halicacabum (balloon vine) Present USDA-ARS, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCassytha filiformis (love-vine) Present GBIF, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCenchrus biflorus (Indian sandbur) Present Native GBIF, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCenchrus ciliaris (Buffel grass) Present Native DeLisle, 1962.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCentella asiatica (Asiatic pennywort) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCleome rutidosperma (fringed spiderflower) Present Native Fernández, 1992.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaColocasia esculenta (taro) Present Introduced Safo-Kantaka, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCrassocephalum crepidioides (redflower ragleaf) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass) Present Native Clayton et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus difformis (small-flowered nutsedge) Native Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus esculentus (yellow nutsedge) Present Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus rotundus (purple nutsedge) Present Native Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDesmodium incanum (creeping beggerweed) Present Introduced ILDIS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDioscorea bulbifera (air potato) Present Native Govaerts, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDrymaria cordata (tropical chickweed) Present Hutchinson et al., 1954
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEchinochloa pyramidalis Present Native Gwannon, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaElaeis guineensis (African oil palm) Present FAO, 2009; Duke, 1983.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaElephantopus mollis (elephant's foot) Present Introduced USDA-ARS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEmilia sonchifolia (red tasselflower) Present Adams, 1963.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEntada gigas Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFimbristylis littoralis (lesser fimbristylis) Present YesHolou et al., 2013; Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGliricidia sepium (gliricidia ) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHeterotis rotundifolia (pink lady) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHyptis suaveolens (pignut) Present Introduced GBIF, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIndigofera hirsuta (hairy indigo) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIndigofera spicata (creeping indigo) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIndigofera suffruticosa (Anil indigo) Present Introduced GBIF, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeonotis nepetifolia (Christmas candlestick) Present GBIF, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeucaena diversifolia Present Introduced World Agroforestry Centre, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeucaena leucocephala (leucaena) Present Introduced ILDIS, 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLuffa aegyptiaca (loofah) Present Zipcode Zoo, 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMaesopsis eminii (umbrella tree) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMangifera indica (mango) Present Introduced PROTA, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelinis minutiflora (molasses grass) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelinis repens (natal redtop) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMerremia umbellata (hogvine) Present Native Hutchinson and Dalziel, 1963; Heine, 1963.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMucuna pruriens (velvet bean) Present Native ILDIS, 2014; USDA-ARS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNelsonia canescens (blue pussyleaf) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNymphaea lotus (white Egyptian lotus) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum vaginatum (seashore paspalum) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPassiflora edulis (passionfruit) Present Introduced GBIF, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPassiflora foetida (red fruit passion flower) Present Hutchinson et al., 1954.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPennisetum purpureum (elephant grass) Present Native Clayton et al., 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhaseolus lunatus (lima bean) Present Introduced ILDIS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhysalis angulata (cutleaf groundcherry) Present Introduced NoMairura, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPistia stratiotes (water lettuce) Present USDA-ARS, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPolygonum nepalense (Nepal persicaria) Present Hutchinson et al., 1954.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRauvolfia caffra (quinine tree ) Present Native Govaerts, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRottboellia cochinchinensis (itch grass) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSamanea saman (rain tree) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSansevieria trifasciata (mother-in-law’s tongue) Present Native Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna alata (candle bush) Present Introduced Virtual Herbaria Austria, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna occidentalis (coffee senna) Present Introduced ILDIS, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna septemtrionalis (smooth senna) Present Introduced ILDIS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSetaria verticillata (bristly foxtail) Present Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSolanum torvum (turkey berry) Present Heine, 1963.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSonchus oleraceus (common sowthistle) Present Introduced USDA-ARS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSpathodea campanulata (African tulip tree) Present Native NoUSDA-ARS, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSpermacoce verticillata (shrubby false buttonwood) Present Introduced GBIF, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSporobolus africanus (rat’s tail grass) Present Native GBIF, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSporobolus tenuissimus (tropical dropseed) Present Introduced Flora de Guinea, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStachys arvensis (staggerweed) Present Introduced Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStellaria media (common chickweed) Present Hutchinson et al., 1954.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSynedrella nodiflora (synedrella) Present Adams, 1963.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaVigna marina (beach bean) Present Native Genesys, 2015.
EukaryotaProtistaProtozoaPlasmodium relictum Present Native NoBeadell et al., 2006.
VirusAfrican cassava mosaic virus (African cassava mosaic) Widespread EPPO, 2014.
VirusBanana bunchy top virus (bunchy top of banana) Present CABI/EPPO, 2013; EPPO, 2014.
VirusCassava brown streak viruses (cassava brown streak disease) Present Monger et al., 2001b.
VirusCassava mosaic disease (African cassava mosaic) Widespread CABI/EPPO, 1998.
VirusEast African cassava mosaic virus Present Valam-Zango et al., 2015.

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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.

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