Invasive Yellow-Legged Hornet, that can snatch bees from the air, detected in the U.S. for the first time in Georgia
The yellow-legged hornet, also known as Asian Hornet is native to tropical and subtropical areas of south-east Asia – China, Japan, and Korea in particular. The invasive species can be identified by its yellow legs and dark abdomen striped in yellow and widening toward the insect’s rear. Earlier this month, a Georgian beekeeper in Savannah spotted the insect on his property and reported the insect to the state.
Invasive Plant Taking Over Areas of Lake Okeechobee To Be Controlled With Herbicides
This afternoon, June 19, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) sent out a press release regarding their upcoming plans to control another plant taking over portions of Lake Okeechobee.
Another Texas Lake Infested with Invasive Species!
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Giant Poisonous Worms are Taking Over California
Invasive hammerhead flatworms have established populations all over California. They are poisonous and nearly impossible to kill and may spell disaster for native wildlife.
Highly Invasive Hammerhead Flatworms Spotted in San Francisco
California homeowners beware - invasive hammerhead flatworms have arrived in the Bay Area...
Invasive Crayfish take over the California river ecosystem!
This is an example of one crayfish amongst the many that ravage the rivers in California.
Snake-like Hammerhead Worms Are Taking Over Florida
Florida's newest invader is a poisonous worm with the body of a snake and the head of a hammerhead shark
America's Worst Invasive Species: The Hammerhead Flatworm
Poisonous hammerhead worms are taking over the US!
Alien Hammerhead Worm on the Street at Night
An alien-like hammerhead flatworm patrols a florida street at night.
Invasive Predatory Flatworm Kills a Snail in Florida
New Guinea Flatworms are an invasive species in the US and snails are one of their favorite prey items
Invasive Hammerhead Worms Are Disgusting!
Hammerhead worms from southeast Asia are invading the US and pose a huge threat to native wildlife.
Poisonous Hammerhead Worms Are Spreading through the US
The hammerhead flatworm is an invasive planarian from southeast Asia that has been introduced to America in ornamental plants. They are rapidly reproducing and pose a major threat to native ecosystems.
Army Corps to build carp barriers along Tennessee rivers to stop the spread of carp that escaped from aquaculture ponds
Asian carp, native to China, was first introduced into the United States in the early 1960s and 70s as a method to control nuisance algal blooms. By the 1980s, the species had escaped aquaculture ponds and spread into local water bodies. Researchers fear an invasion of Tennessee's rivers would threaten its native fish species as the carps compete with native fish species for food.
Invasive Joro spiders continue to spread in Georgia
Native to China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea, Joro spiders are part of a group of spiders known as "orb weavers" because of their circular webs. These spiders span nearly three inches long when their legs are fully extended. The Joro spider first arrived stateside around 2013 and has since spread across the state, particularly in Northern Georgia.
Invasive snake-like ‘jumping worms’ are spreading in New Jersey
Jumping worms, which are native to Japan and Korea, arrived in the United States in the 1920s as fishing bait and as hitchhikers on imported plants and soils. Jumping worms first appeared in the Midwest in 2013 and have upended local gardens and lawns for several years turning rich soil into small crumbles ultimately depleting nutrients.
Armadillos advance Northward across the US as temperatures rise, more sightings reported in North Carolina
The nine-banded armadillo is native to Central and South America. The creatures moved to Southern Texas in the mid-1800s and have been Texas’s state mammal for more than two decades. As warm weather spreads across the U.S, armadillos have been steadily moving north for over 100 years.
Invasive spotted lanternfly native to China continues to spread in Ohio
The spotted lanternfly is an invasive species native to China. The species was first discovered in the United States in 2014. Since then, they have invaded several northeastern and midwestern states. It typically sucks the nutrients from the plant it infects and can cause significant damage to crops and reduce yields.
North Carolina makes it illegal to buy or sell invasive dog-sized tegu lizards to prevent its spread
Black and white tegus are invasive reptile species native to Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Argentina. The species was introduced to United States through the pet trade and then likely released from captivity into the environment. The lizards have been steadily moving to Northern Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, Louisiana, and Alabama over the past few years.
Spotted Lanternfly in Midtown, New York City
Spotted Lanternfly in Midtown, New York City