Forest invasive species home

Invasive species occur in all major taxonomic groups from micro-organisms to mammals. This Web site provides a sampling of invasive species that negatively affect forests and the forest sector.

Photos (L-R): First row - Boiga irregularis (Bugwood.org/1294034/G. Rodda), Cronartium ribicola (FAO/FO-0006/R. Hoff), Imperata cylindrica (Bugwood.org/1299003/C.T. Bryson); Second row - Melaleuca quinquenervia (Bugwood.org/1355048/S. Ausmus), Achatina fulica (Bugwood.org/1265031/D.G. Robinson), Anoplophora glabripennis (G. Allard), Bursaphelenchus xylophilus (Bugwood.org/1442034/J.J. Witcosky); Third row: Bufo marinus (Bugwood.org/1354003/K. Enge), Cervus elaphus (Bugwood.org/1374346/T. Spivey), Sturnus vulgaris (Bugwood.org/1354062/L. Karney); Fourth row: Lythrum salicaria (Bugwood.org/0002038/B. Blossey).
last updated:  Tuesday, April 21, 2009