Aedes albopictus
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» diptera» culicidae» Aedes albopictus
Mosquito with a black adult body with conspicuous white stripes. Females are active during the day and are blood-feeders on vertebrates, biting primarily humans and other mammals, but also birds, batracians and reptiles....
Anoplophora chinensis
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» coleoptera» cerambycidae» Anoplophora chinensis
Large, 21- 37 mm long, stout beetle with shiny black elytra marked with 10- 12 white round spots; long antennae basally marked with white or light blue bands; polyphagous insect attacking over 100 species of broadleaved trees and shrubs; of major con...
Anoplophora glabripennis
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» coleoptera» cerambycidae» Anoplophora glabripennis
Large, stout beetle, 20-35 mm long with a jet-black body with white spots on the elytra; the antennae are longer than the body, black with blue rings at segment base. It is a xylophagous species, feeding on a wide range of deciduous trees, mostly spe...
Aphis gossypii
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» Hemiptera» Aphididae» Aphis gossypii
Small aphid, about 2mm long, phloem-feeding with two virginiparous forms. Winged and wingless, highly variable in colour from yellowish green to partly black; immature stages (nymphs) pale yellow to pale green. It is a highly polyphagous species, maj...
Arion vulgaris
Mollusca» Mollusca» Gastropoda» Stylommatophora» Arionidae» Arion vulgaris
Large, 7-15 cm long, polyphagous slug feeding on a wide range of green plants, on decayed organic matter and animal carcasses; color variable, usually grayish-green...
Bemisia tabaci
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» hemiptera» aleyrodidae» Bemisia tabaci
Small, about 1 mm long, sap-sucking insect with two pairs of white wings (whitefly) with a white to light yellow body, covered with waxy powdery material. Larvae (nymphs) are also sap-sucking, feeding on a very wide range of plants (> 900 spp.). This...
Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
Nematoda» Nematoda» Secernentea» null» null» Bursaphelenchus xylophilus
Small, 0.5-1.3 mm long, slender nematode, infesting wood and causing pine wilt disease. The nematode is known to be vectored by insects, especially long-horned beetles of the genus Monochamus (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Feeds on fungal hyphae ...
Cameraria ohridella
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» Lepidoptera» Gracillariidae» Cameraria ohridella
Tiny moth, 3-5mm long with phytophagous larvae, mining leaves of white-flowered horse chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum); can also develop on other Aesculus species and occasionally on maple. ...
Ceratitis capitata
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» diptera» tephritidae» Ceratitis capitata
Small fly, 4- 5 mm long. The adults have a yellowish body with brown abdomen and legs and have yellow bands on the wings. The larva, 6- 8 mm long at maturity, is typically elongated, cream coloured, and has a cylindrical maggot shape. Development is ...
Diabrotica virgifera
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» coleoptera» chrysomelidae» Diabrotica virgifera
Small beetle, 5-6 mm long, with a basic pale greenish-yellow body coloration. The larvae are wrinkled, yellowish-white, with a brown head capsule. It is a major crop pest on maize (Zea mays). It has been repeatedly introduced to Europe from No...
Frankliniella occidentalis
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» thysanoptera» thripidae» Frankliniella occidentalis
Tiny, slender insect with narrow fringed wings. Males, 1.2–1.3 mm long, are pale yellow, with a narrow abdomen rounded at the end. Females, 1.6-1.7 mm long, are yellow to brown, with a more rounded abdomen ending in a point. Nymphs (larvae) are yello...
Harmonia axyridis
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» coleoptera» coccinellidae» Harmonia axyridis
Polyphagous predatory ladybird, 5-8 mm long, very variable in colour pattern (yellow to orange to black) with a very variable number of spots (0-21)....
Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» coleoptera» chrysomelidae» Leptinotarsa decemlineata
Adult beetles up to 11 mm long. The elytra are yellow with 10 characteristic black longitudinal bands....
Linepithema humile
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» hymenoptera» formicidae» Linepithema humile
Ant of light brown colour; females are 4.5-4.9 mm long and workers 2.1-3.0mm long. They are omnivorous, feeding on honeydew, nectar, insects and carrion. ...
Liriomyza huidobrensis
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» diptera» agromyzidae» Liriomyza huidobrensis
Adult small, 1.3-2.3 mm long, compact-bodied fly, of greyish-black colour; larvae headless maggot up to 3.3 mm in length, yellow-orange at maturity. Larvae are leaf miners on a wide range of hosts, especially economically-important vegetables and orn...
Spodoptera littoralis
Insecta» Arthropoda» Insecta» Lepidoptera» Noctuidae» Spodoptera littoralis
It is a polyphagous adult moth up to 2 cm long with a wingspan of approximately 4 cm; fully developed larvae 35 to 45 mm long, its colour varying from grey to reddish or yellowish; eggs laid in batches covered with orange-brown hairs....