Invasive Species Compendium

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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.

Domain Kingdom Phylum Species Distribution Origin Invasive References
BacteriaProteobacteriaXanthomonas fragariae (angular leaf spot)Present, LocalizedEPPO (2022); Wang et al. (2017)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAgrilus planipennis (emerald ash borer)Present, WidespreadNativeWei Xia et al. (2004); Liu et al. (2003); Yang ZhongQi et al. (2005); Wei Xia et al. (2007); Wang XiaoYi et al. (2010); Bray et al. (2011); EPPO (2022); CABI (Undated)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAmphibalanus improvisus (bay barnacle)Present, LocalizedIntroducedInvasiveRen and Liu (1978); Huang et al. (1994)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAnoplophora glabripennis (Asian longhorned beetle)PresentCarter et al. (2009)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAromia bungii (red necked longicorn)PresentNativeAnderson et al. (2013)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBemisia tabaci (tobacco whitefly)PresentEPPO (2022); Teng Xi et al. (2010)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBemisia tabaci (MEAM1) (silverleaf whitefly)PresentTeng Xi et al. (2010)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBemisia tabaci (MED) (silverleaf whitefly)PresentTeng Xi et al. (2010)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCydalima perspectalis (box tree moth)Present, WidespreadNativeYang et al. (2011)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaErthesina fullo (yellow-spotted stink bug)PresentEPPO (2022)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaHelicoverpa armigera (cotton bollworm)PresentChen Jia et al. (2011); Wu KongMing et al. (1999)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaHyphantria cunea (mulberry moth)Present, WidespreadEPPO (2022)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLissorhoptrus oryzophilus (rice water weevil)PresentEPPO (2022)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLycorma delicatula (spotted lanternfly)PresentKim HyoJoong et al. (2013); EPPO (2022)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLymantria dispar (gypsy moth)PresentWu et al. (2015)
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCervus nippon (sika)Present, Only in captivity/cultivationMcCullough et al. (2009)
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPhasianus colchicus (common pheasant)Present, WidespreadQu et al. (2009)
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataTamias sibiricus (Siberian chipmunk)Present, LocalizedNativeZhang (1997)
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaRapana venosa (veined rapana whelk)Present, WidespreadNativeICES (2004)
EukaryotaPlantaeHaptophytaPrymnesium parvum (golden algae)PresentIntroducedInvasiveGuo et al. (1996)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAbutilon indicum (country mallow)PresentNativePROTA (2015)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAchillea millefolium (yarrow)PresentIntroducedMissouri Botanical Garden (2015)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAilanthus altissima (tree-of-heaven)PresentEPPO (2022)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlocasia macrorrhizos (giant taro)PresentIntroducedGovaerts (2012)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBrassica juncea (mustard)PresentMissouri Botanical Garden (2019)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBrassica rapa (field mustard)PresentIntroducedMissouri Botanical Garden (2018)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCardamine flexuosa (wavy bittercress)PresentIntroducedFlora of China Editorial Committee (2019)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCuscuta japonica (Japanese dodder)PresentNativeFlora of China (2009); USDA-ARS (2009); EPPO (2022)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDescurainia sophia (flixweed)PresentNativeFlora of China Editorial Committee (2016)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDioscorea bulbifera (air potato)PresentNativeGovaerts (2012)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEleusine indica (goose grass)Present, WidespreadIntroducedInvasiveWeber et al. (2008)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEriochloa villosaPresentEPPO (2022)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia esula (leafy spurge)PresentEPPO (2022)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaIpomoea purpurea (tall morning glory)Present, WidespreadIntroducedInvasiveFlora of China Editorial Committee (2014)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLemna aequinoctialis (lesser duckweed)PresentNativeXu YaLiang et al. (2015)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeonurus japonicus (honeyweed)PresentNativeCABI (Undated)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPersicaria perfoliata (mile-a-minute weed)Present, WidespreadNativeLi (1998)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPlectranthus scutellarioides (coleus)Present, Only in captivity/cultivationNativeFlora of China Editorial Committee (2014)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPrunella vulgaris (self-heal)PresentNativeWCSP (2016)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRhus typhina (staghorn sumac)PresentIntroducedZhang and Wang (1997)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSporobolus pyramidatus (whorled dropseed)Absent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)IBCAS (2016); Liu (2004); Wu et al. (2009)
VirusCucumber green mottle mosaic virusPresentLiu et al. (2019)
VirusCucurbit aphid-borne yellows virus (Cucurbit aphid-borne yellows)PresentShang QiaoXia et al. (2009)
VirusTomato spotted wilt orthotospovirus (tomato spotted wilt)PresentEPPO (2022)

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Basic datasheets include data mined from various sources (including the CAB Abstracts database and selected invasive species databases). Further confirmation of distribution status should be sought before use.

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