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Lakshadweep

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  • 09 February 2017
  • Lakshadweep
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  • Region: South Asia

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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
BacteriaProteobacteriaXanthomonas citri (citrus canker) Absent, unreliable record EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAceria guerreronis (coconut mite) Present CABI/EPPO, 2006; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAleurocanthus woglumi (citrus blackfly) Present NHM, 1990.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAleurodicus dispersus (whitefly) Present CABI/EPPO, 2006; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAspidiotus destructor (coconut scale) Present NHM, 1940; CIE, 1966.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaBemisia tabaci (tobacco whitefly) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaDiaphorina citri (Asian citrus psyllid) Present CABI/EPPO, 2011; EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaIcerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale) Present Introduced YesNHM, 1988.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaNipaecoccus viridis (spherical mealybug) Present NHM collection
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaOryctes rhinoceros (coconut rhinoceros beetle) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPlutella xylostella (diamondback moth) Present CIE, 1967.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataAcridotheres tristis (common myna) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCamelus dromedarius (dromedary camel) Present
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataColumba livia (pigeons) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCorvus splendens (house crow) Widespread Introduced NoAli and Ripley, 1972.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPsittacula krameri (rose-ringed parakeet) Widespread Native YesJuniper and Parr, 2003; BirdLife International, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataPterois volitans (lionfish) Present Native NoKapoor et al., 2002.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataTyto alba (Barn owl) Present Native NoKonig and Weick, 2010.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAcacia nilotica (gum arabic tree) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaArtocarpus altilis (breadfruit) Present Introduced Ragone, 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCaesalpinia pulcherrima (peacock flower) Present Introduced ILDIS, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCalotropis procera (apple of sodom) Present Native YesSastry and Kavathekar, 1990.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCordia obliqua (clammy cherry) Present Native Orwa et al., 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaJatropha curcas (jatropha) Present Introduced Caius, 1986.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMangifera indica (mango) Present Native Bally, 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRicinus communis (castor bean) Present Introduced Govaerts, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSenna occidentalis (coffee senna) Present Introduced ILDIS, 2002.

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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
sheep and goat pox Present OIE, 1998.

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