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By Alain Roques, Marc Kenis, David Lees, Carlos Lopez-Vaamonde, Wolfgang Rabitsch, Jean-Yves Rasplus, David B. Roy

This booklet offers the fi rst finished evaluate of the fauna of alien terrestrial arthropods that experience colonized the eu continent and its linked islands. without delay resulting from the DAISIE undertaking, this can be the results of the joint paintings of 89 authors from 27 various eu international locations. The ebook summarizes current wisdom of the arthropod invasion approach, from temporal traits and biogeographic styles, to pathways and vectors, invaded habitats, and ecological and affordable affects. a complete of 1590 species alien to Europe, together with crustaceans, myriapods, mites, spiders, and bugs, are indexed in volumes and 21 separate chapters that element the various taxonomic teams. for every species, all key info - feeding regime, date and nation of fi rst list in Europe, invaded nations, invaded habitats, plant or animal host - is equipped. extra exact factsheets are supplied for the eighty species thought of to be so much consultant of different pathways of creation and of the variety of affects on ecosystems, fiscal actions and human and animal future health.

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Several examples are associated with beekeeping. g. Sammataro et al. 2000, Coffey 2007). g. Ratnieks and Carreck 2010) and it may well be a multi-triggered phenomenon, which causes the complete disappearance of adult worker bees of a colony. g. g. Nosema ceranae, a microsporidian native to Asia and suspected to have host-switched to the European honeybee (Klee et al. 2007, Higes et al. 2009). 3. Stowaways: Where do you want to go today? Stowaways are unintentionally introduced organisms that are related to transport infrastructure and vehicles, but independent of the type of commodity.

Unlike the temporal trends, the regions of origin do not differ significantly between feeding regimes. 5). 5. Region of origin of the 1590 arthropod species alien to Europe. Total arthropods and breakdown per feeding regime are presented. Percentages of the total per category are shown under each region. Taxonomy, time and geographic patterns. 0000). 5 % of hemipterans have originated from Asia. 5%) mostly linked to the introduction of Eucalyptus and Acacia spp. in the Mediterranean regions of Europe.

Hoegh-Guldberg et al. 2008, Ricciardi and Simberloff 2009). 3. 2). 1. g. tarantulas, walking sticks and leaves, leaf-cutting ants, millipedes). Establishment in the wild in Europe is highly unlikely for such species, even under severe climate change scenarios. However, escapes from captivity do regularly occur, although they are rarely noticed and published. g. crickets, grasshoppers, mealworms) seem to be of limited significance, whereas pests and insects used for biological control in semi-contained environments, particularly greenhouses, are of much greater importance.

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