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GroliersOnline

http://go-middle.grolier.com/
See ----- bee, killer
See ----- toad
See ----- marine toad
See ----- ant
See ----- lamprey

See ----- snail and slug
See ----- monitor
See ----- mongoose
See ----- starling
See ----- mussel

See ----- gypsy moth
See ----- fruit fly
See ----- psyllids
See ----- nutria

 

Africanized Honey Bee

http://www.ars.usda.gov/research/docs.htm?docid=11059
http://acwm.co.la.ca.us/scripts/ahb.htm
http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Africanized-honey-bee
http://www.ento.okstate.edu/ahb/
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/animals-behaving-worse/americas-least-wanted/911/

American Mink

http://www.mammal.org.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=346%3Athe-american-mink&catid=48%3Amammal-fact-sheets&Itemid=227

http://jennifer-young.suite101.com/mink-an-north-american-species-introduced-to-the-united-kingdom-a224523

Asian Carp

http://www.usatoday.com/news/nation/2009-11-30-asian-carp_N.htm
http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Asian-carp
http://dnr.wi.gov/invasives/fact/asian_carp.htm
http://www.popularmechanics.com/science/environment/natural-disasters/how-to-stop-the-carp-invasion
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/animals-behaving-worse/americas-least-wanted/911/

Asian Citrus Psyllid

http://cisr.ucr.edu/asian_citrus_psyllid.html
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/hungrypests/asianCitrusPsyllid.shtml
http://www.physorg.com/news/2011-12-scientists-natural-enemy-asian-citrus.html

Asian Longhorned Beetle

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/hungrypests/ALB.shtml
http://www.invasive.org/browse/subinfo.cfm?sub=2178
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/cerc/danoff-burg/invasion_bio/inv_spp_summ/Anoplophora%20glabripennis.html
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/animals-behaving-worse/americas-least-wanted/911/

Australian Spotted Jellyfish

http://www.jellyfishfacts.net/white-spotted-jellyfish.html
http://www.sjrwmd.com/facts/invasivejellyfish.html
http://www.cabi.org/isc/?compid=5&dsid=109213&loadmodule=datasheet&page=481&site=144
http://www.btnep.org/subsites/invasive/oldcontent/invasivesinla/aquaticanimals/australianspottedjellyfish.aspx

Brown Tree Snake

http://www.columbia.edu/itc/cerc/danoff-burg/invasion_bio/inv_spp_summ/boiga_irregularis.html
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/08/080808090313.htm
http://www.hawaiiinvasivespecies.org/pests/browntreesnake.html
http://www.texasinvasives.org/animal_database/detail.php?symbol=4
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/animals-behaving-worse/americas-least-wanted/911/

Bullfrog

http://savethefrogs.com/threats/invasive-species.html
http://yosemite.epa.gov/r10/ECOCOMM.NSF/B724CA698F6054798825705700693650/52CF90301EF287
http://www.invasivespecies.wa.gov/priorities/bullfrog.shtml
http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/06/bracing-for-a-bullfrog-invasion/

Cane Toad

http://savethefrogs.com/threats/invasive-species.html
http://www.ouramazingplanet.com/119-cane-toad-conquest-invades-australia.html
http://www.livescience.com/6678-invasive-cane-toads-thrive-warmer-world.html

Emerald Ash Borer

http://datcpservices.wisconsin.gov/eab/index.jsp
http://na.fs.fed.us/fhp/eab/
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/hungrypests/EAB.shtml
http://www.nationmaster.com/encyclopedia/Emerald-ash-borer
http://www.dcnr.state.pa.us/forestry/fpm_invasives_EAB.aspx

European Gypsy Moth

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/hungrypests/GypsyMoth.shtml
http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/terrestrialanimals/gypsymoth/index.html
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/cerc/danoff-burg/invasion_bio/inv_spp_summ/Lymantria_dispar.htm

Fire Ant

http://www.desertmuseum.org/invaders/invaders_fireant.php
http://www.mdinvasivesp.org/archived_invaders/archived_invaders_2003_08.html
http://cisr.ucr.edu/red_imported_fire_ant.html
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/animals-behaving-worse/americas-least-wanted/911/

Giant African Snail

http://www.invasivespeciesinfo.gov/animals/africansnail.shtml
http://www.mdinvasivesp.org/archived_invaders/archived_invaders_2004_09.html
http://eppserver.ag.utk.edu/invasive-species-site/giant_african_snail.shtml

Gray Squirrel

http://www.columbia.edu/itc/cerc/danoff-burg/invasion_bio/inv_spp_summ/Sciurus_carolinensis.htm
http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=introduced-species-pose-environmental-threat

Mediterranean Fruit Fly

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/hungrypests/medFly.shtml
http://www.invasive.org/publications/aphis/fsmedfly.pdf
http://www.aphis.usda.gov/hungrypests/faq-MedFF.shtml
http://www.everythingabout.net/articles/biology/animals/arthropods/insects/flies/mediterranean_fruit_fly/

Monitor LIzard

http://www.newsytype.com/8404-monitor-lizards-florida/
http://myfwc.com/wildlifehabitats/nonnatives/reptiles/nile-monitor/
http://www.wpbf.com/news/28393170/detail.html

Nutria

http://www.columbia.edu/itc/cerc/danoff-burg/invasion_bio/inv_spp_summ/Myocastor_coypus.htm
http://www.iisgcp.org/exoticsp/nutria.htm
http://www.pserie.psu.edu/seagrant/ais/watershed/nutria.htm
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/animals-behaving-worse/americas-least-wanted/911/

Python

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2008/02/080223111456.htm
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/uw286
http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/florida/howwework/stopping-a-burmese-python-invasion.xml

Sea Lamprey

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/aquaticanimals/sealamprey/index.html
http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/invasive_species/sea_lamprey.html
http://www.seagrant.wisc.edu/greatlakesfish/sealamprey.html

Small Indian Mongoose

http://www.columbia.edu/itc/cerc/danoff-burg/invasion_bio/inv_spp_summ/Herpestes_auropunctatus.html
http://www.instanthawaii.com/cgi-bin/hawaii?Animals.mongoose
http://www.gisp.org/casestudies/showcasestudy.asp?id=294&MyMenuItem=casestudies&worldmap=&country=

Starling

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/breaking/article_a448882a-1e4d-11df-b6a8-001cc4c03286.html
http://lib.colostate.edu/research/agnic/starlings.html
http://www.columbia.edu/itc/cerc/danoff-burg/invasion_bio/inv_spp_summ/Sturnus_vulgaris.html
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/animals-behaving-worse/americas-least-wanted/911/

Termite

http://www.pestworld.com/formosan-termite
http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/urban/termites/formosan_termite.htm
http://sites.duke.edu/writing20_12_s2011/2011/01/24/formosan-subterranean-termite/

Walking Catfish

http://www.columbia.edu/itc/cerc/danoff-burg/invasion_bio/inv_spp_summ/Clarius_batrachus.html
http://www.dnr.state.md.us/invasives/walkingcatfish.pdf
http://education.nationalgeographic.com/education/multimedia/walking-catfish/?ar_a=1&ar_r=999

Wild Boar

http://oklahomainvasivespecies.okstate.edu/wild_boar.html
http://digitaljournal.com/article/303344
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/science-nature/A-Plague-of-Pigs-in-Texas.html
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/animals-behaving-worse/americas-least-wanted/911/

Zebra Mussel

http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/invasives/aquaticanimals/zebramussel/index.html
http://dnr.wi.gov/invasives/fact/zebra.htm
http://www.umesc.usgs.gov/invasive_species/zebra_mussels.html
http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episodes/animals-behaving-worse/americas-least-wanted/911/

 

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