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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
BacteriaProteobacteriaMannheimia haemolytica Present Silva et al., 2009.
EukaryotaChromistaOomycotaPhytophthora infestans (Phytophthora blight) Present CMI, 1982.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAleurodicus cocois (coconut whitefly) Present Carvalho et al., 1971.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAleurothrixus floccosus (woolly whitefly) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAmphibalanus improvisus (bay barnacle) Present YesCoelho et al., 1970; Young, 1994; Farrapeira, 2010.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAnastrepha fraterculus (South American fruit fly) Present Native NoMalavasi Zucchi, 2000; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAnastrepha obliqua (West Indian fruit fly) Present Native NoMalavasi Zucchi, 2000; CABI/EPPO, 2011; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAnastrepha serpentina (sapodilla fruit fly) Present Native NoMalavasi Zucchi, 2000; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAnthonomus grandis (Mexican cotton boll weevil) Present Bleicher and Almeida, 1991a; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAonidiella aurantii (red scale) Present IIE, 1996.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAonidomytilus albus (tapioca scale) Present Native Silva et al., 1968; Claps et al., 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAspidiotus destructor (coconut scale) Present CIE, 1966; Foldi, 1988; Claps et al., 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCeratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly) Present Lopes et al., 2008; EPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaChrysomphalus aonidum (circular scale) Present CIE, 1988; Claps et al., 2001; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCryptotermes brevis (powderpost termite) Restricted distribution Introduced YesBandeira et al., 1998.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaFerrisia virgata (striped mealybug) Present CIE, 1966.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaGynaikothrips ficorum (Cuban laurel thrips) Present UK CAB International, 1983.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaIcerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale) Present Introduced YesCIE, 1971.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaInsignorthezia insignis (greenhouse orthezia) Present CIE, 1957.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLernaea cyprinacea Present CAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaMononychellus tanajoa (cassava green mite) Present Delalibera et al., 1992.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPectinophora gossypiella (pink bollworm) Present IIE, 1990; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPhenacoccus solenopsis (cotton mealybug) Present da Silva, 2012.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSaissetia oleae (olive scale) Present CIE, 1973.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSpodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm) Present EPPO, 2018.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaWasmannia auropunctata (little fire ant) Present Native ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBubalus bubalis (Asian water buffalo) Present Introduced Borghese, 2005.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCapra hircus (goats) Present CAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataColumba livia (pigeons) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMus musculus (house mouse) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRana catesbeiana (American bullfrog) Present Introduced Lima et al., 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRattus norvegicus (brown rat) Restricted distribution Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataTyto alba (Barn owl) Present Native NoBruce, 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataXiphophorus maculatus (southern platyfish) Present Introduced Magalhaes et al., 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaMelanoides tuberculata (red-rimmed melania) Present Introduced YesPaz et al., 1995.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaDitylenchus dipsaci (stem and bulb nematode) Present Lopes and Lordello, 1980; CABI/EPPO, 2009; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne arenaria (peanut root-knot nematode) Present Huang & Costa Manso, 1981; CABI/EPPO, 2003.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne incognita (root-knot nematode) Widespread Lopes and Lordello, 1980; CABI/EPPO, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne javanica (sugarcane eelworm) Widespread Lopes and Lordello, 1980; CABI/EPPO, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaScutellonema bradys (yam nematode) Present CABI/EPPO, 2011; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaePteridophytaMacrothelypteris torresiana (swordfern) Present Introduced Flora do Brasil, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaePteridophytaPteridium aquilinum (bracken) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAbrus precatorius (rosary pea) Present Forzza R et al, 2010.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcacia mearnsii (black wattle) Present Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcanthospermum australe (spiny-bur) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcanthospermum hispidum (bristly starbur) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcmella uliginosa (marsh para cress) Present Native Mondin et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgeratum conyzoides (billy goat weed) Present Native NoLorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlternanthera philoxeroides (alligator weed) Present Native Senna, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmaranthus blitum (livid amaranth) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmaranthus spinosus (spiny amaranth) Present Lorenzi, 1982; Marchioretto, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmaranthus viridis (slender amaranth) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArgemone mexicana (Mexican poppy) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArtocarpus altilis (breadfruit) Present Introduced Romaniuc et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAzadirachta indica (neem tree) Present Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBidens pilosa (blackjack) Present Vieira et al., 1998a; Vieira et al., 1998b.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBixa orellana (annatto) Present Native Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBoerhavia diffusa (red spiderling) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBrugmansia suaveolens (white angel's trumpet) Present Native GBIF, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCaesalpinia pulcherrima (peacock flower) Present Introduced Forzza R et al, 2010.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCallisia repens (creeping inch-plant) Present Native Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCalopogonium caeruleum (jicama) Present Native Lima, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCalopogonium mucunoides (calopo) Present Native Lima, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCalotropis procera (apple of sodom) Present Introduced Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCardiospermum halicacabum (balloon vine) Present Native Somner et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCassia grandis (pink shower) Present Native Forzza R et al, 2010.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCassytha filiformis (love-vine) Present Native NoGBIF, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCatharanthus roseus (Madagascar periwinkle) Present Introduced Koch et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCenchrus echinatus (southern sandbur) Present Azevedo et al., 1997.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCentratherum punctatum (lark daisy) Present Native Almeida and Dematteis, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChloris virgata (feather finger grass) Present Native Filgueiras and Valls, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaClidemia hirta (Koster's curse) Present Native Michelangeli and Reginato, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaClitoria ternatea (butterfly-pea) Present Introduced Rando and Souza, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCocos nucifera (coconut) Present Introduced Leitman et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCommelina diffusa (spreading dayflower) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaConyza bonariensis (hairy fleabane) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCordia alliodora (Ecuador laurel) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCosmos sulphureus (sulphur cosmos) Present Introduced Mondin, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass) Widespread Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2014; Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus rotundus (purple nutsedge) Present Lorenzi, 1982; I3N-Brasil, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDactyloctenium aegyptium (crowfoot grass) Present Introduced Filgueiras and Valls, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDatura stramonium (jimsonweed) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria bicornis (Asian crabgrass) Present Introduced Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria ciliaris (southern crabgrass) Present Introduced Canto-Dorow, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria insularis (sourgrass) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDioscorea cayenensis (Guinea yam) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced Flora do Brasil, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDolichandra unguis-cati (cat's claw creeper) Present Native Lohmann, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDrymaria cordata (tropical chickweed) Present Introduced Carneiro, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDysphania ambrosioides (Mexican tea) Present Native Senna, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEchinochloa colona (junglerice) Present Lorenzi and, 1986.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEchinochloa pyramidalis Present Introduced Andrade et al., 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaElephantopus mollis (elephant's foot) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEleusine indica (goose grass) Present Introduced Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEmilia fosbergii (Florida tassel-flower) Present Introduced Borges, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEmilia sonchifolia (red tasselflower) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEragrostis japonica (pond lovegrass) Present Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia heterophylla (wild poinsettia) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia hirta (garden spurge) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFurcraea foetida (Mauritius hemp) Localised Introduced YesLeão et al., 2011.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGalinsoga parviflora (gallant soldier) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGliricidia sepium (gliricidia ) Present Introduced Lima, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGomphocarpus physocarpus (balloon cotton bush) Present Introduced Koch et al., 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHedychium coronarium (white butterfly ginger lily) Restricted distribution Introduced YesLorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHyparrhenia rufa (Jaragua grass) Present Introduced Filgueiras et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIndigofera hirsuta (hairy indigo) Present Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIndigofera suffruticosa (Anil indigo) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIpomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa (bush morning glory) Present Native Simão-Bianchini and Ferreira, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaKalanchoe pinnata (cathedral bells) Present Introduced New York Botanical Garden, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLantana camara (lantana) Present Native Lorenzi, 1983.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLemna perpusilla (duckweed) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeonotis nepetifolia (Christmas candlestick) Present Introduced Reflora, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLindernia crustacea (Malaysian false pimpernel) Present Introduced Souza, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMacroptilium atropurpureum (siratro) Present Introduced Flora do Brasil, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaManilkara zapota (sapodilla) Present Introduced Almeida, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMegathyrsus maximus (Guinea grass) Present Introduced YesAlves and Xavier, 1986.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelinis minutiflora (molasses grass) Present Introduced Yes
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelinis repens (natal redtop) Present Introduced GBIF, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMerremia aegyptia (hairy woodrose) Present Native Simão-Bianchini and Ferreira, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMerremia cissoides (roadside woodrose) Present Native Simão-Bianchini and Ferreira, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMerremia umbellata (hogvine) Present Native Simão-Bianchini and Ferreira, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMimosa diplotricha (giant sensitive plant) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMirabilis jalapa (four o'clock) Present Introduced Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMomordica charantia (bitter gourd) Present Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2014; Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMurdannia nudiflora (doveweed) Present Introduced Aona and Pellegrini, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNicotiana tabacum (tobacco) Present Introduced Forzza R et al, 2010.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNopalea cochenillifera (cochineal cactus) Present Introduced Flora do Brasil, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOeceoclades maculata (monk orchid) Present Introduced Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaParkinsonia aculeata (Mexican palo-verde) Present Native ILDIS, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum conjugatum (sour paspalum) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum vaginatum (seashore paspalum) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPassiflora edulis (passionfruit) Present Native NoCervi, 1997.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPennisetum polystachion (mission grass) Present Introduced Missouri Botanical Garden, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPinus caribaea (Caribbean pine) Present Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPistia stratiotes (water lettuce) Present Native Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaProsopis juliflora (mesquite) Present Introduced YesI3N Brasil, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaProsopis pallida (mesquite) Widespread Introduced Harris et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPsidium guajava (guava) Present Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRicinus communis (castor bean) Present Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRivina humilis (bloodberry) Present Native GBIF, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSchinus terebinthifolius (Brazilian pepper tree) Present Native Silva-Luz and Pirani, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSchizolobium parahyba (Brazilian fern tree) Present Native Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna alata (candle bush) Present Native Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna obtusifolia (sicklepod) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna occidentalis (coffee senna) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna siamea (yellow cassia) Present Introduced Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSetaria parviflora (knotroot foxtail) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSetaria verticillata (bristly foxtail) Present Introduced Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSida linifolia (flaxleaf fanpetals) Present Native Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSonchus asper (spiny sow-thistle) Present Introduced Schneider, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSorghum halepense (Johnson grass) Present Introduced Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSpathodea campanulata (African tulip tree) Present Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSpermacoce verticillata (shrubby false buttonwood) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSphagneticola trilobata (wedelia) Present Native Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSporobolus pyramidatus (whorled dropseed) Present Native Missouri Botanical Garden, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTerminalia catappa (Singapore almond) Present Introduced Marquete and Loiola, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTrachypogon spicatus (spiked crinkleawn) Present Native Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTradescantia zebrina (wandering jew) Present Introduced YesForzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrena lobata (caesar weed) Present Native Lorenzi, 2000; Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrochloa decumbens (signal grass) Present Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2015.
VirusCowpea aphid-borne mosaic virus Widespread Nascimento et al., 2004; Nascimento et al., 2006; CABI/EPPO, 2010.

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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
anaplasmosis Widespread Athayde et al., 1994; Dantas and Nascimento, 1999.
bluetongue Localised Melo et al., 2000.
Mannheimia haemolytica infections Present Silva et al., 2009.
Staphylococcus aureus infections Widespread Pereira and Siquiera-Júnior, 1995; Oliveira et al., 1998.

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