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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
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAphis gossypii (cotton aphid) Present Carver, 1996.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAspidiotus destructor (coconut scale) Present Charlin, 1973; Claps et al., 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBactrocera tryoni (Queensland fruit fly) Eradicated Bateman, 1982; CABI/EPPO, 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaChionaspis pinifoliae (pine leaf scale) Present Introduced YesCharlín, 1973
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaChrysomphalus aonidum (circular scale) Present Charlin, 1973.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaChrysomphalus dictyospermi (dictyospermum scale) Present Charlín, 1973; Claps et al., 2001.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCryptotermes brevis (powderpost termite) Present Introduced YesCampos and Pena, 1973.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCulex quinquefasciatus (southern house mosquito) Widespread Introduced Belkin, 1962.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaDysmicoccus brevipes (pineapple mealybug) Present Charlin, 1973.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaHelicoverpa zea (American cotton bollworm) Present Olivares et al., 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLinepithema humile (Argentine ant) Present Introduced YesNatural History Museum of Los Angeles County; ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLiriomyza huidobrensis (serpentine leafminer) Present CABI/EPPO, 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaListroderes costirostris (vegetable weevil) Present Morrone, 1993; CABI and EPPO, 2000.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaMyzus persicae (green peach aphid) Present CIE, 1979.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaParatrechina longicornis (crazy ant) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPseudococcus viburni (obscure mealybug) Present Introduced Gimpel and Miller, 1996.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSitophilus zeamais (greater grain weevil) Present Olalquiaga, 1980.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTegenaria domestica Present Datamining 2011 - Invasive Species Databases.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaDeroceras laeve (meadow slug) Present Introduced YesHutchinson et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgeratum conyzoides (billy goat weed) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAnnona cherimola (cherimoya) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAnredera cordifolia (Madeira vine) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAsclepias curassavica (bloodflower) Widespread Introduced YesMeyer, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCarduus pycnocephalus (Italian thistle) Present Introduced PIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCatharanthus roseus (Madagascar periwinkle) Present Introduced YesMeyer, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCocos nucifera (coconut) Present Introduced Govaerts et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaColocasia esculenta (taro) Present Introduced Govaerts, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCorymbia citriodora (lemon-scented gum) Present Introduced Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCynara cardunculus (cardoon) Present Introduced GBIF, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass) Widespread Introduced YesIABIN, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDatura ferox (fierce thornapple) Present Introduced YesMeyer, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDichanthium annulatum (Kleberg's bluestem) Present Introduced Clayton et al., 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEleusine indica (goose grass) Widespread Introduced YesI3N-Chile, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFalcataria moluccana (batai wood) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFurcraea foetida (Mauritius hemp) Localised Introduced YesMeyer, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGalinsoga parviflora (gallant soldier) Present Introduced YesI3N-Chile, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaGrevillea robusta (silky oak) Present Introduced YesMeyer, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIndigofera suffruticosa (Anil indigo) Present Introduced YesLorenzi, 1982.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLantana camara (lantana) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeucaena leucocephala (leucaena) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMangifera indica (mango) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMegathyrsus maximus (Guinea grass) Present Introduced Clayton et al., 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelinis minutiflora (molasses grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMirabilis jalapa (four o'clock flower) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMomordica charantia (bitter gourd) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPennisetum clandestinum (Kikuyu grass) Present Introduced USDA-ARS, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPennisetum purpureum (elephant grass) Present Introduced YesMeyer, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPinus caribaea (Caribbean pine) Present Introduced Meyer, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPolycarpon tetraphyllum (fourleaf allseed) Present Introduced PIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPsidium guajava (guava) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRicinus communis (castor bean) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRumex acetosella (sheep's sorrel) Present Introduced PIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSanchezia speciosa (shrubby whitevein) Present Introduced YesMeyer, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSetaria palmifolia (palm grass) Present Introduced PIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSonchus asper (spiny sow-thistle) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2018.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSonchus oleraceus (common sowthistle) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSporobolus africanus (rat’s tail grass) Present Introduced eMonocot, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStachys arvensis (staggerweed) Present Introduced Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaStachytarpheta cayennensis (blue snakeweed) Present Introduced NoMeyer, 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTetragonia tetragonioides (New Zealand spinach) Widespread Native NoMeyer, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTithonia diversifolia (Tithonia) Present Introduced USDA-ARS, 2018.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTriumfetta semitriloba (burweed) Present PIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTurnera ulmifolia (West Indian holly) Present Introduced YesMeyer, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaVerbena litoralis (blue vervain) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaVerbesina encelioides (golden crownbeard) Present Introduced NoShluker, 1999.
VirusSweet potato feathery mottle virus (internal cork disease of sweet potato) Present Rännäli et al., 2009.

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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
paratuberculosis Present Boulanger et al., 1968.

List of Animal Diseases CSV Output

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