Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide







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  • 19 November 2019

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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
BacteriaProteobacteriaRalstonia solanacearum (bacterial wilt of potato)PresentDubey (2005)
EukaryotaFungiBasidiomycotaPuccinia graminis (stem rust of cereals)PresentBhardwaj et al. (2006)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAphis craccivora (groundnut aphid)PresentRabindra Prasad and Devendera Prasad (2007)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBrevipalpus phoenicis (false spider mite)PresentRabindra Prasad et al. (2006); CABI/EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaChilo partellus (spotted stem borer)PresentSingh et al. (2005)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaHelicoverpa armigera (cotton bollworm)PresentRabindra Prasad and Devendera Prasad (2007)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaMythimna unipuncta (rice armyworm)PresentRabindra Prasad and Devendra Prasad (2006)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaNezara viridula (green stink bug)PresentRabindra Prasad and Devendera Prasad (2007)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPhenacoccus solenopsis (cotton mealybug)PresentEPPO (2020)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPlutella xylostella (diamondback moth)PresentRabindra Prasad et al. (2006)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPolyphagotarsonemus latus (broad mite)PresentRabindra Prasad et al. (2006)
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTetranychus urticae (two-spotted spider mite)PresentRabindra Prasad et al. (2006)
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBubalus bubalis (Asian water buffalo)Present, Only in captivity/cultivationCockrill (1977)
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMacaca mulatta (rhesus macaque)PresentNativeTimmins et al. (2008)
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPsittacula krameri (rose-ringed parakeet)Present, WidespreadNativeInvasiveJuniper and Parr (2003); BirdLife International (2009)
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPycnonotus jocosus (Red-whiskered bulbul)Present, WidespreadNativeBirdLife International (2017)
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataTyto alba (Barn owl)PresentNativeKonig and Weick (2010)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAlbizia lebbeck (Indian siris)PresentNativeIndia Biodiversity Portal (2016)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArundo donax (giant reed)PresentNativeClayton et al. (2014)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBambusa bambos (giant thorny bamboo)PresentNativeNath et al. (2012)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBambusa vulgaris (common bamboo)PresentIntroducedClayton et al. (2014)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCardiospermum halicacabum (balloon vine)PresentEPPO (2020)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChloris virgata (feather finger grass)PresentIntroducedClayton et al. (2015)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCordia obliqua (clammy cherry)PresentNativeOrwa et al. (2009)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus difformis (small-flowered nutsedge)PresentIntroducedInvasiveReddy (2008)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDendrocalamus strictus (male bamboo)PresentNativeIndia Biodiversity Portal (2016)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria ciliaris (southern crabgrass)PresentNativeClayton et al. (2014)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia tirucalli (Indian-tree spurge)PresentNativeGovaerts (2016)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaHyptis suaveolens (pignut)PresentIntroducedGBIF (2016)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeonotis nepetifolia (Christmas candlestick)PresentIntroducedInvasiveDivakara and Santosh Prasad (2015)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMangifera indica (mango)PresentNativeBally (2006)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMimosa pudica (sensitive plant)PresentIntroducedTabassum Afshan (2011)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPrunella vulgaris (self-heal)PresentNativeWCSP (2016)
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSesbania sesban (sesban)PresentNativeMaiti and Maiti (2014)

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