Everglades Invasive Insects


Subject Name Scientific Name
Asian tiger mosquito Aedes albopictus (Skuse, 1895)
small hive beetle Aethina tumida Murray, 1867
emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, 1888
honey bee Apis mellifera Linnaeus
Africanized honey bee Apis mellifera spp. scutellata Lepeletier
cycad aulacaspis scale Aulacaspis yasumatsui Takagi, 1977
oriental cockroach Blatta orientalis Linnaeus
Asian cockroach Blattella asahinai Mizukubo
German cockroach Blattella germanica (Linnaeus)
cactus moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg)
fig wax scale Ceroplastes rusci (Linnaeus)
tortoise beetle Chelymorpha cribraria (Fabricius, 1775)
scarlet skimmer Crocothemis servilia mariannae (Kiauta, 1983)
Diaprepes root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus (Linnaeus, 1758)
pin-tailed pondhawk Erythemis plebeja (Burmeister, 1839)
Agaonid wasp Eupristina masoni Saunders 1882
shot-hole borer of tea Euwallacea fornicatus (Eichhoff, 1868)
Argentine ant Linepithema humile (Mayr)
pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green)
Mexican bromeliad weevil Metamasius callizona (Chevrolat,- 1883)
spot-tailed dasher Micrathyria aequalis (Hagen, 1861)
three-striped dasher Micrathyria didyma (Selys, 1857)
pharaoh ant Monomorium pharaonis (Linnaeus)
house fly Musca domestica Linnaeus, 1758
tree termite Nasutitermes costalis (Holmgren, 1910)
armored scale Oceanaspidiotus araucariae (Adachi & Fullaway)
cactus moth Ozamia lucidalis (Walker)
fig wasp Parapristina verticillata (Waterston)
lobate lac scale Paratachardina pseudolobata Kondo & Gullan
crazy ant Paratrechina longicornis (Latreille)
black vine thrips Retithrips syriacus Mayet, 1890
red imported fire ant Solenopsis invicta Buren
ghost ant Tapinoma melanocephalum (Fabricius)
white-footed ant Technomyrmex albipes (Smith, 1861)
brown citrus aphid Toxoptera citricida (Kirkaldy, 1907)
little fire ant Wasmannia auropunctata (Roger)
redbay ambrosia beetle Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff, 1877
camphor shot borer Xylosandrus mutilatus (Blandford, 1894)

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