Everglades Invasive Insects


Subject Name Scientific Name
Asian tiger mosquitoAedes albopictus (Skuse, 1895)
small hive beetleAethina tumida Murray, 1867
emerald ash borerAgrilus planipennis Fairmaire, 1888
honey beeApis mellifera Linnaeus
Africanized honey beeApis mellifera scutellata Lepeletier
cycad aulacaspis scaleAulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi, 1977
oriental cockroachBlatta orientalis Linnaeus
Asian cockroachBlattella asahinai Mizukubo
German cockroachBlattella germanica (Linnaeus)
prickly pear mothCactoblastis cactorum (Berg)
fig wax scaleCeroplastes rusci (Linnaeus)
tortoise beetleChelymorpha cribraria (Fabricius, 1775)
scarlet skimmerCrocothemis servilia mariannae (Kiauta, 1983)
Diaprepes root weevilDiaprepes abbreviatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
pin-tailed pondhawkErythemis plebeja (Burmeister, 1839)
Agaonid waspEupristina masoni Saunders 1882
shot-hole borer of teaEuwallacea fornicatus (Eichhoff, 1868)
Argentine antLinepithema humile (Mayr)
pink hibiscus mealybugMaconellicoccus hirsutus (Green)
Mexican bromeliad weevilMetamasius callizona (Chevrolat,- 1883)
spot-tailed dasherMicrathyria aequalis (Hagen, 1861)
three-striped dasherMicrathyria didyma (Selys, 1857)
pharaoh antMonomorium pharaonis (Linnaeus)
house flyMusca domestica Linnaeus, 1758
tree termiteNasutitermes costalis (Holmgren, 1910)
armored scaleOceanaspidiotus araucariae (Adachi & Fullaway)
cactus mothOzamia lucidalis (Walker)
fig waspParapristina verticillata (Waterston)
lobate lac scaleParatachardina pseudolobata Kondo & Gullan
crazy antParatrechina longicornis (Latreille)
black vine thripsRetithrips syriacus Mayet, 1890
red imported fire antSolenopsis invicta Buren
ghost antTapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius)
white-footed antTechnomyrmex albipes (Smith, 1861)
brown citrus aphidToxoptera citricida (Kirkaldy, 1907)
little fire antWasmannia auropunctata (Roger)
redbay ambrosia beetleXyleborus glabratus Eichhoff, 1877
camphor shot borerXylosandrus mutilatus (Blandford, 1894)




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