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Rio Grande do Norte

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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
BacteriaProteobacteriaAcidovorax citrulli (fruit blotch) Present CABI/EPPO, 2011; Assis et al., 1999; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaFungiBasidiomycotaPuccinia kuehnii (orange rust) Restricted distribution CABI/EPPO, 2015; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAceria guerreronis (coconut mite) Present CABI/EPPO, 2006; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAmphibalanus improvisus (bay barnacle) Present YesFarrapeira, 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 Degrande, 1991; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAonidiella aurantii (red scale) Present IIE, 1996.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAphis gossypii (cotton aphid) Present UK CAB International, 1968.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaArtemia (brine shrimp) Present Native Van Stappen, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAspidiotus destructor (coconut scale) Present CIE, 1966; Foldi, 1988; Claps et al., 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBemisia tabaci (MEAM1) (silverleaf whitefly) Present, few occurrences Sousa et al., 2007.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCeratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly) Present EPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCharybdis hellerii Widespread Introduced Ferreira et al., 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaChrysomphalus aonidum (circular scale) Present CIE, 1988; Claps et al., 2001; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaFerrisia virgata (striped mealybug) Present CIE, 1966.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLiriomyza sativae (vegetable leaf miner) Present Spencer, 1990; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLiriomyza trifolii (American serpentine leafminer) Present Araujo et al., 2007.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaMononychellus tanajoa (cassava green mite) Present Delalibera et al., 1992.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPectinophora gossypiella (pink bollworm) Present IIE, 1990; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSpodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm) Present Silva et al., 2000.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTapinoma melanocephalum (ghost ant) Present Introduced YesMorini et al., 2007.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTetranychus urticae (two-spotted spider mite) Present Roggia et al., 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaWasmannia auropunctata (little fire ant) Present Native ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXyleborus volvulus Present Native NoSchedl, 1973.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBubalus bubalis (Asian water buffalo) Widespread Introduced Borghese, 2005.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataColumba livia (pigeons) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRachycentron canadum (cobia) Present Native Shaffer and Nakamura, 1989; Cavalli and Hamilton, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRana catesbeiana (American bullfrog) Present Introduced Lima et al., 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataTyto alba (Barn owl) Present Native NoBruce, 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaMelanoides tuberculata (red-rimmed melania) Present Introduced YesFernandez et al., 2003.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaAphelenchoides besseyi (rice leaf nematode) Present CABI/EPPO, 2000; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne arenaria (peanut root-knot nematode) Present CABI/EPPO, 2003.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne hapla (root knot nematode) Present CABI/EPPO, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne incognita (root-knot nematode) Present Ponte et al., 1977; CABI/EPPO, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne javanica (sugarcane eelworm) Restricted distribution Ponte et al., 1977; CABI/EPPO, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne mayaguensis Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaPratylenchus coffeae (banana root nematode) Present Moura et al., 2004.
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.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcanthospermum australe (spiny-bur) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcanthospermum hispidum (bristly starbur) Present Native YesLorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcmella uliginosa (marsh para cress) Present Native Mondin et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgave sisalana (sisal hemp) Present Introduced Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgeratum conyzoides (billy goat weed) Present Native NoLorenzi, 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 YesI3N-Brasil, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBatis maritima (saltwort) Present Native Missouri Botanical Garden, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBixa orellana (annatto) Present Native Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBoerhavia diffusa (red spiderling) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBorreria latifolia (broadleaf buttonweed) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCaesalpinia pulcherrima (peacock flower) Present Introduced Forzza R et al, 2010.
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 grandiflorum (balloon vine) Present Native Somner et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCatharanthus roseus (Madagascar periwinkle) Present Introduced Koch et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCentratherum punctatum (lark daisy) Present Native Almeida and Dematteis, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChloris virgata (feather finger grass) Present Native Filgueiras and Valls, 2015.
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.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCroton argenteus (silver July croton) Present Native Cordeiro et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCryptostegia grandiflora (rubber vine) Present Introduced Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass) Present Introduced Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus rotundus (purple nutsedge) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDactyloctenium aegyptium (crowfoot grass) Present Introduced Filgueiras and Valls, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDatura stramonium (jimsonweed) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria bicornis (Asian crabgrass) Present Introduced Missouri Botanical Garden, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria fuscescens (yellow crab grass) Present Introduced Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria insularis (sourgrass) Present Native Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDolichandra unguis-cati (cat's claw creeper) Present Native Lohmann, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDysphania ambrosioides (Mexican tea) Present Native Senna, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEchinochloa colona (junglerice) Present Introduced Shirasuna, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEchinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass) Present Introduced YesI3N-Brasil, 2014.
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 Longhi-Wagner, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia heterophylla (wild poinsettia) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia hirta (garden spurge) Present
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia hypericifolia (graceful spurge) Present Native GBIF, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGalinsoga parviflora (gallant soldier) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGliricidia sepium (gliricidia ) Present Introduced Lima, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHedychium coronarium (white butterfly ginger lily) Present Introduced YesLorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHyparrhenia rufa (Jaragua grass) Present Introduced Filgueiras et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIndigofera hirsuta (hairy indigo) Present Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIpomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa (bush morning glory) Present Native Simão-Bianchini and Ferreira, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLantana camara (lantana) Present Native Lorenzi, 1983.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeersia hexandra (southern cut grass) Present Pyrah, 1969.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLemna perpusilla (duckweed) Present Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeonotis nepetifolia (Christmas candlestick) Present Introduced Reflora, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMacroptilium atropurpureum (siratro) Present Introduced Flora do Brasil, 2017.
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.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMirabilis jalapa (four o'clock) Present Introduced Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMomordica charantia (bitter gourd) Present Introduced Gomes-Klein and Gomes-Costa, 2014; Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNopalea cochenillifera (cochineal cactus) Present Introduced Flora do Brasil, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOeceoclades maculata (monk orchid) Present Introduced Forzza et al., 2012.
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 Lorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPistia stratiotes (water lettuce) Present Native Forzza et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaProsopis juliflora (mesquite) Restricted distribution Introduced YesBurkart, 1976.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaProsopis pallida (mesquite) Widespread Introduced Harris et al., 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPterolepis glomerata (false meadowbeauty) Present Native Roskov et al., 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRuellia simplex (Mexican petunia) Present Native Profice et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSchinus terebinthifolius (Brazilian pepper tree) Present Native CABI, 2005.
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 spectabilis (whitebark senna) Present Missouri Botanical Garden, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSetaria viridis (green foxtail) Present Species Link, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSida linifolia (flaxleaf fanpetals) Present Native Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSonchus asper (spiny sow-thistle) Present Introduced Schneider, 2015.
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.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSyzygium cumini (black plum) Present CABI, 2005.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTecoma stans (yellow bells) Widespread Introduced YesLorenzi, 1991.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTerminalia catappa (Singapore almond) Present Introduced Marquete and Loiola, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTrachypogon spicatus (spiked crinkleawn) Present Native Flora do Brasil, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrochloa decumbens (signal grass) Present Introduced Shirasuna, 2014.
VirusPapaya ringspot virus Present Oliveira et al., 1992; CABI/EPPO, 2003.

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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
leishmaniosis Widespread Lima et al., 2012.

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