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  • 09 February 2017
  • Crete
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  • Region: Europe
  • Climates: Subtropical

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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
BacteriaActinobacteria [phylum]Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis (bacterial canker of tomato) Present EPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2009.
BacteriaActinobacteria [phylum]Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. sepedonicus (Potato ring rot) Widespread EPPO, 2014.
BacteriaProteobacteriaDickeya solani (black leg disease of potato) Present YesSarris et al., 2011; CABI/EPPO, 2015.
BacteriaProteobacteriaErwinia amylovora (fireblight) Restricted distribution CABI/EPPO, 2013; EPPO, 2014.
BacteriaProteobacteriaXylophilus ampelinus (canker of grapevine) Present CABI/EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaChromistaOomycotaPhytophthora cambivora (root rot of forest trees) Present CABI/EPPO, 2013.
EukaryotaChromistaOomycotaPhytophthora cinnamomi (Phytophthora dieback) Absent, confirmed by survey EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaFungiAscomycotaCryphonectria parasitica (blight of chestnut) Present EPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaFungiAscomycotaErysiphe platani Present CABI/EPPO, 2013.
EukaryotaFungiAscomycotaPhoma tracheiphila (mal secco) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaFungiAscomycotaSeiridium cardinale (cypress canker) Restricted distribution EPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaFungiBasidiomycotaPuccinia horiana (white rust of chrysanthemum) Present EPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2008.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAonidiella aurantii (red scale) Present IIE, 1996.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBactrocera oleae (olive fruit fly) Present EPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBemisia tabaci (tobacco whitefly) Present CABI/EPPO, 1998; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBemisia tabaci (MED) (silverleaf whitefly) Present Roditakis et al., 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCacoecimorpha pronubana (carnation tortrix) Present CABI/EPPO, 2014; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCeratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly) Present Introduced YesEPPO, 2014; CABI/EPPO, 2015.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaChrysomphalus dictyospermi (dictyospermum scale) Present CIE, 1969.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaDrosophila suzukii (spotted wing drosophila) Present, few occurrences CABI/EPPO, 2016.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaDuponchelia fovealis (Southern European marshland pyralid) Present CABI/EPPO, 2008.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaFrankliniella occidentalis (western flower thrips) Present CABI/EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaHemiberlesia lataniae (latania scale) Present CIE, 1976.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaIcerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLeptoglossus occidentalis (western conifer-seed bug) Present van der Heyden, 2017.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLilioceris lilii (lily leaf beetle) Present CABI/EPPO, 2010.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLiriomyza huidobrensis (serpentine leafminer) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLiriomyza trifolii (American serpentine leafminer) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaLobesia botrana (European grapevine moth) Present CABI/EPPO, 2012.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaNezara viridula (green stink bug) Present CABI/EPPO, 1998.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPaysandisia archon (South American palm borer) Restricted distribution EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPhthorimaea operculella (potato tuber moth) Absent, reported but not confirmed CABI/EPPO, 2012.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPhyllocnistis citrella (citrus leaf miner) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPieris brassicae (large cabbage white) Present Higgins, 1983; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPlanococcus citri (citrus mealybug) Present CABI/EPPO, 1999; CABI/EPPO, 1999.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPseudaulacaspis pentagona (mulberry scale) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaRhynchophorus ferrugineus (red palm weevil) Present CABI/EPPO, 2016; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSesamia cretica (greater sugarcane borer) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSpodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm) Present CIE, 1967; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTetranychus urticae (two-spotted spider mite) Present IIE, 1996.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaThaumetopoea pityocampa (pine processionary) Present CIE, 1977; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTuta absoluta (tomato leafminer) Restricted distribution Roditakis et al., 2010; CABI/EPPO, 2013; EPPO, 2018.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataColumba livia (pigeons) Present Native ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataGambusia holbrooki (eastern mosquitofish) Al-Daham et al., 1977; Al-Daham et al., 1977; Alemadi and Jenkins, 2007.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaGlobodera pallida (white potato cyst nematode) Present Introduced Tzortzakakis et al., 2004; CABI/EPPO, 2011; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaGlobodera rostochiensis (yellow potato cyst nematode) Present Introduced YesTzortzakakis et al., 2004; CABI/EPPO, 2011; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne incognita (root-knot nematode) Present Tzortzakakis et al., 2016.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaMeloidogyne javanica (sugarcane eelworm) Present Tzortzakakis, 2009; Tzortzakakis et al., 2016.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaPratylenchus goodeyi (banana lesion nematode) Present CABI/EPPO, 2000.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaTylenchulus semipenetrans (citrus root nematode) Present CABI/EPPO, 1999; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaNematodaXiphinema index (fan-leaf virus nematode) Present CABI/EPPO, 2000; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaePteridophytaChristella dentata (soft fern) Present Brownsey and Jermy, 1973.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAegilops cylindrica Present, few occurrences Native NoSlageren MWvan, 1994.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgeratina adenophora (Croftonweed) Restricted distribution Introduced Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAilanthus altissima (tree-of-heaven) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlopecurus myosuroides (black-grass) Present Clarke, 1980.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmaranthus blitum (livid amaranth) Present Aellen and Akeroyd, 1993.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArctotheca calendula (capeweed) Transient: actionable, under eradication EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBromus diandrus (great brome) Present Native Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2004; USDA-ARS, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBromus madritensis (compact brome) Present Native Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2004; USDA-ARS, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBromus rigidus (ripgut brome) Present Native Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2004; USDA-ARS, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBromus rubens (red brome) Present Native Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2004; USDA-ARS, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBromus sterilis (barren brome) Present Native Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2004; USDA-ARS, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCarpobrotus edulis (hottentot fig) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCrypsis schoenoides (swamp pricklegrass) Present Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCupressus sempervirens (Mediterranean cypress) Present Native Oviedo Prieto et al., 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus esculentus (yellow nutsedge) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus rotundus (purple nutsedge) Present de Filippes, 1980.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria sanguinalis (large crabgrass) Present Native Tutin et al., 1980.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEchinochloa colona (junglerice) Present Clayton, 1980.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFicus carica (common fig) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHolcus lanatus (common velvet grass) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaImperata cylindrica (cogon grass) Present Native Clayton, 1980
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLamium amplexicaule (henbit deadnettle) Present Native Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, 2003.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLolium multiflorum (Italian ryegrass) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2004.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOrobanche cernua (nodding broomrape) Present Native Euro+Med, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOrobanche cumana (sunflower broomrape) Present Introduced YesITIS, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaOxalis pes-caprae (Bermuda buttercup) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPennisetum clandestinum (Kikuyu grass) Present Introduced USDA-ARS, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaTamarix parviflora (small-flower tamarisk) Present Native USDA-ARS, 2005.
VirusCucumber green mottle mosaic virus Present CABI/EPPO, 2015.
VirusPepper mild mottle virus (PMMV) Present CABI/EPPO, 2009.
VirusPotato spindle tuber viroid (spindle tuber of potato) Transient: actionable, under eradication EPPO, 2018; CABI/EPPO, 2014.
VirusTomato yellow leaf curl virus (leaf curl) Widespread EPPO, 2014.

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