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                                                                                 Common Name

Scientific Name                                                       and Synonyms

 

Achatina fulica                                                                                    Giant African snail

 

Adelges piceae                                                                                     Balsam woolly adelgid

 

Adelges tsugae                                                                                    Hemlock wooly adelgid

 

Aeginetia spp.

 

Aethina tumida                                                                                   Small hive beetle

 

Ageratina adenophora                                                                        Sprengel Croftonweed

[= Eupatorium adenophorum Spreng.]

 

Agrilus planipennis                                                                           Emerald ash borer

 

Agrostemma githago L.                                                                      Corn Cockle

 

Alectra spp.                                                                                        (pictures)

 

Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griscb.                                     Alligatorweed, Pigweed

 

Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Brown ex. DC                                      Sessile joyweed

 

Anastrepha ludens                                                                              Mexican Fruit Fly

 

Anoplophora chinensis                                                                       Citrus longhorned beetle

 

Anoplophora glabripennis                                                               Asian longhorned beetle

 

Anoplophora malasiaca                                                                     Longhorn beetle

 

Anthonomus grandis                                                                          Boll weevil

 

Aphis glycines                                                                                     Soybean aphid

 

Apis mellifera scutellata                                                                     Africanized honeybee

 

Asphodelus fistulosus L.                                                                     Onionweed

 

Autographa gamma                                                                           Silver Y Moth

 

Avena sterilis L.                                                                                  (including Avena Sterile oats A. ludoviciana Durieu)

 

Azolla pinnata R. Brown                                                                    Pinnate mosquite fern, Mosquito fern

 

Cactoblastis cactorum                                                                        Cactus moth

 

Callidiellum rufipenne                                                                         Smaller Japanese cedar longhorned beetle

 

Calonyction muricatum                                                                      Purple Moonflower, lilacbell

                                                                                                [=Ipomoea turbinata Lag.]

 

Canidatus phytoplasma mali                                                             Apple proliferation phytoplasma

 

Cardiospermum halicacabum L.                                                        Balloonvine

 

Carthamus oxyacantha M. Bieb                                                         Carthamus cauox

 

Caulerpa taxifolia                                                                               Mediterranean clone

 

Centaurea repens L.                                                                            Russian Knapweed

 

Ceratitis capitata                                                                                Mediterranean Fruit Fly

 

Chrysopogon aciculatus (Retz.) Trin.                                                Pilipiliula

 

Citrus reticulata var. unshu                                                              Unshu Oranges

 

Cnicus benedictus L.                                                                            Blessed Thistle

 

Commelina benghalensis L.                                                                Benghal dayflower, tropical spiderwort

 

Crupina vulgaris Cass.                                                                        Common crupina

 

Cryptophlebia leucotreta                                                                    False Codling Moth

 

Curculio elephas                                                                                  European Chestnut Weevil

 

Cuscuta spp.                                                                                       Dodders, with some exceptions

 

Cydia funebrana                                                                                 Plum Fruit Moth

 

Cylas formicarius elegantulus                                                            Summers Sweet potato weevil

 

Dacus cucurbitae                                                                                Melon Fly

 

Dacus dorsalis                                                                                    Oriental Fruit Fly

 

Dacus zonatus                                                                                    Peach Fruit Fly

 

Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich) Staph                                                 African couchgrass, Fingergrass

[= D. scalarum (Schweinfurth) Chiov.]

 

Digitaria velutina (Forsk.) Beauv.                                                     Velvet fingergrass

 

Drymaria arenarioides H.B.K.                                                            Alfombrilla

 

Egeria densa Planch.                                                                          Brazilian Elodea

 

Eichhornia azurea (Swartz) Kunth                                                  Anchored waterhyacinth, Rooted waterhyacinth

 

Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms                                                  Waterhyacinth

 

Elsinoe australis                                                                                 Sweet Orange Scab

 

Emex australis Steinheil                                                                    Three-cornered jack

 

Emex spinosa (L.) Campd.                                                                 Spinx emex

 

Epiphyas postvittana                                                                        Light Brown Apple Moth

 

Euphorbia prunifolia Jacq                                                                  Painted euphorbia

 

Galega officinalis L.                                                                            Goatsrue

 

Globodera rostochiensis                                                                     Golden Nematode

 

Guignardia citricarpa                                                                         Citrus Black Spot

 

Halyomorpha halys                                                                           Brown marmorated stink bug  

 

Helianthus ciliaris D.C.                                                                       Texas Blueweed

 

Helicoverpa armigera                                                                        Old World Bollworm

 

Helix aspersa Muller                                                                          Brown garden snail

                                                                                                [=Cornu aspersum Muller)

 

Heracleum mantegazzianum Sommier & Levier                              Giant hogweed

 

Heterodera rostochiensis                                                                   Golden Nematode

 

Heterodera zeae                                                                                  Corn Cyst Nematode

 

Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle                                                        Hydrilla

 

Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anderson                                  Indian hygrophila, Miramar weed

 

Imperata brasiliensis Trin.                                                                Brazilian satintail

 

Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv.                                                       Cogongrass  

 

Inula britanica                                                                                    British yellowhead

 

Ipomoea aquatica Forsskal                                                                Water spinach, Swamp morningglory

[= I. reptans (L.) Poir.]

 

Ipomoea triloba L.                                                                              Threelobe morningglory, Little bell, Aiea morningglory

 

Ischaemum rugosum Salisbury                                                        Soramollagrass

 

Lachnellula willkommii                                                                      European Larch Canker

 

Lagarosiphon major (Ridley) Moss                                                 Oxygen weed

 

Leptochloa chinensis (L.) Nees                                                          Chinese sprangletop

 

Limnophila sessiliflora (Vahl) Blume                                               Limnophila, Ambulia

 

Lobesia botrana                                                                                  European Grape Vine Moth

 

Lolium temulentum                                                                            Darnel

 

Ludwigia hexapetala                                                                          Water primrose

 

Ludwigia uruguayensis (Camb.) Hara                                              Uraguay Primrose

 

Lycium ferocissimum Miers                                                             African boxthorn

 

Lymantria dispar                                                                               Gypsy Moth

 

Lythrum salicaria                                                                               Purple loosestrife

 

Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green)                                                     Pink hibiscus mealybug

 

Megalobulimus oblongus Muller                                                       Giant South American snail

 

Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) T. Blake                                          Paperbark tree

 

Melastoma malabathricum L.                                                            Banks melastoma, Melastoma

 

Mikania cordata (Burm. f.) B. L. Robins.                                          African mile-a-minute

 

Mikania micrantha H.B.K.                                                                  Mile-a-minute

 

Mimosa invisa Mart                                                                           Giant sensitiveplant

                                                                                                [= Mimosa diplotricha C. Wright]

 

Mimosa pigra L.                                                                                 Catclaw mimosa

 

Monochoria hastata (L.) Solms                                                         Arrowleaved Monochoria

 

Monochoria vaginalis (Burman f.) Kunth                                       Monochoria

 

Myllocerus undecimpustulatus                                                          Exotic weevil

 

Myriophyllum spicatum                                                                     Eurasian watermilfoil

 

Najas minor All.                                                                                  Brittleleaf naid

 

Nassella trichotoma (Nees) Hackel ex Arech.                                 Serrated tussock

 

Opuntia aurantiaca Lindley                                                               Jointed prickly pear

 

Orobanche spp.                                                           EXCEPT the following Broomrape species:

O. bulbosa, O. californica, O. cooperi, O. corymbosa, O. dugesii, O. fasciculate,

O. ludoviciana, O. multicaulis, O. parishii, O. pinorum, O. uniflorum, O. valida,

O. vallicola

 

Oryza longistaminata Chev. & Roehrich                                          Wild red rice

 

Oryza punctata Kotschy ex Steudel                                                 Wild red rice

 

Oryza rufipogon Griffith                                                                    Wild red rice

 

Oryza sativa L.                                                                                    Red Rice

 

Ottelia alismoides (L.) Pers.                                                               Duck-lettuce

 

Parlatoria ziziphi                                                                                Black Parlatoria Scale

 

Paspalum scrobiculatum L.                                                                Kodomillet

 

Pectinophora gossypiella                                                                   Pink Bollworm

 

Pennisetum clandestinum Hochst. ex Chiov.                                     Kikuyugrass

 

Pennisetum macrourum Trinius                                                       African feathergrass

 

Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin                                                           Kyasumagrass

 

Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schultes                                             Missiongrass, Thin napiergrass

 

Peronosclerospora philippinesis                                                        Philippine downy mildew

 

Phakopsora pachyrhizi                                                                      Soybean Rust

 

Phragmites australis                                                                          Common Reed

 

Phytophthora ramorum                                                                   Sudden Oak Death, Ramorum canker  

 

Pistia stratiotes                                                                                  Water lettuce

 

Plum pox potyvirus (PPV)                                                                 Plum pox virus

 

Polygonum perfoliatum                                                                     Mile-a-minute weed

 

Pomacea canaliculata                                                                        Channeled Apple Snail

 

Popillia japonica                                                                                 Japanese Beetle

 

Prosopis alpataco R. A. Philippi                                                        Alpataco

 

Prosopis argentina Burkart                                                               Algarobilla

 

And various other Prosopis spp.

  

Puccinia graminis                                                                               Black Stem Rust

 

Puccinia horiana                                                                                 Chrysanthemum white rust

 

Ralstonia solancearum race 3 biovar 2                                             Brown Rot, bacterial wilt

 

Rottboellia cochinchinensis (Lour.) W. Clayton                                itchgrass, Raoulgrass

 

Rubus fruticosus L. (complex)                                                          Wild blackberry

 

Rubus moluccanus L.                                                                          Molucca raspberry

 

Saccharum spontaneum L.                                                                 Wild sugarcane

 

Sagittaria sagittifolia L.                                                                     Arrowhead

 

Salsola vermiculata L.                                                                        Wormleaf salsola, Mediterranean saltwort

 

Salvinia auriculata Aublet                                                                 Giant salvinia

 

Salvinia biloba Raddi                                                                         Giant salvinia

 

Salvinia herzogii de la sota                                                                Giant salvinia

 

Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell                                                          Giant salvinia

 

Setaria pallide-fusca (Schumacher)Stapf & C. E. Hubb                  Cattailgrass

 

Solanum tampicense Dunal                                                               Wetland nightshade

 

Solanum torvum Swartz                                                                    Turkeyberry

 

Solanum viarum Dunal                                                                     Tropical Soda Apple

 

Solenopsis invicta                                                                              Red Imported Fire Ant  

 

Solenopsis richteri Forel                                                                   Black imported fire ant

 

Soybean dwarf luteovirus (SbDV)                                                  Strawberry mild yellow edge-associated virus

 

Sparganium erectum L.                                                                      Branched burreed

 

Spermacoce alata (Aublet) de Candolle                                          winged false buttonweed

 

Spodoptera littoralis                                                                         Egyptian Cottonworm

 

Spodoptera litura                                                                               Cotton Leafworm

 

Striga spp.                                                                                          Witchweed  

 

Synchytrium endobioticum                                                                Potato wart

 

Theba pisana Muller                                                                          White garden snail

 

Tilletia indica                                                                                      Karnal bunt

 

Tomato black ring nepovirus                                                           (TBRV)

 

Tomato yellow leaf curl bigeminivirus                                           Tomato leaf curl virus (TYLCV)

 

Tomicus piniperda                                                                              Pine Shoot Beetle

 

Trapa natans L.                                                                                  Water Chestnut, Waternut

 

Tridax procumbens L.                                                                         Coat buttons, Tridax daisy

 

Trogoderma granarium                                                                     Khapra beetle

 

Unaspis yanonensis                                                                            Arrowhead Scale

 

Urochloa panicoides Beauv.                                                               Liverseedgrass

 

Xanthomonas spp.                                                                             Sugarcane Diseases

 

Xanthomonas campestris pv.citri                                                      Citrus Canker

 

Xanthomonas oryzae pv. oryzicola                                                   Bacterial leaf streak