By Alain Roques, Marc Kenis, David Lees, Carlos Lopez-Vaamonde, Wolfgang Rabitsch, Jean-Yves Rasplus, David B. Roy
This ebook offers the fi rst accomplished evaluation of the fauna of alien terrestrial arthropods that experience colonized the ecu continent and its linked islands. at once resulting from the DAISIE undertaking, this is often the results of the joint paintings of 89 authors from 27 varied eu international locations. The publication summarizes current wisdom of the arthropod invasion procedure, from temporal developments and biogeographic styles, to pathways and vectors, invaded habitats, and ecological and low-budget 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 different taxonomic teams. for every species, all key details - feeding regime, date and state of fi rst checklist in Europe, invaded nations, invaded habitats, plant or animal host - is provided. extra exact factsheets are supplied for the eighty species thought of to be so much consultant of the several pathways of creation and of the range of affects on ecosystems, financial actions and human and animal future health.
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2007, Table 3. g. by increasing personnel at points of entry) and providing best-practice guidance to the ornamental trade industry. It has been shown, however, that interception and establishment data of alien insects for Europe differ significantly (Kenis et al. 2007, Roques 2010). This discrepancy may eventually be explained by the changed relevance of pathways and time-lag phenomena (Crooks 2005). In any case, it demonstrates that additional endeavours are necessary to abate undesirable effects on ecology and economy.
In Europe and temperate regions in general, care of stored products achieves higher protection levels than in subtropical and tropical areas, where up to 10% of weight loss may occur, representing loss of nutritional quality, with associated impacts on human welfare (Rees 2004). g. ampelophagous species feeding exclusively on grapevines - Viteus vitifoliae, Scaphoideus titanus; species feeding exclusively on palms - Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, Diocalandra frumentii; monophagous leaf-miners and gall-producers - Parectopa robiniella, Phyllonorycter robiniella, Dryocosmus kuriphilus) and therefore directly related to these vectors.
2008) Harmonia axyridis in Europe: spread and distribution of a non-native coccinellid. BioControl 53: 5–21. Carlton JT, Ruiz GM (2005) Vector science and integrated vector management in bioinvasions ecology: conceptual frameworks. In: Mooney HA, Mack RN, McNeely JA, Neville LE, Schei PJ, Waage JK (Eds) Invasive Alien Species. A New Synthesis. Scope 63, Island Press, Washington, 36–58. Chiron F, Shirley S, Kark S (2009) Behind the iron curtain: Socio-economic and political factors shapes exotic bird introdurctions into Europe.
Alien Terrestrial Arthropods of Europe, Part 1. by Alain Roques, Marc Kenis, David Lees, Carlos Lopez-Vaamonde, Wolfgang Rabitsch, Jean-Yves Rasplus, David B. Roy