Invasive Insects of Concern in Georgia


99 Species

Subject Name Scientific Name
honey bee mite Acarapis woodi (Rennie)
leek moth Acrolepiopsis assectella (Zeller)
hemlock woolly adelgid Adelges tsugae Annand, 1924
summer fruit tortrix moth Adoxophyes orana (Fischer von Roslerstamm)
small hive beetle Aethina tumida Murray, 1867
oak splendour beetle Agrilus biguttatus (Fabricius, 1776)
emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire, 1888
South American fruit fly Anastrepha fraterculus (Wiedemann, 1830)
Mexican fruit fly Anastrepha ludens (Loew, 1873)
Caribbean fruit fly Anastrepha suspensa (Loew)
citrus longhorned beetle Anoplophora chinensis (Forster, 1771)
Asian longhorned beetle Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky, 1853)
boll weevil Anthonomus grandis grandis Boheman, 1843
boll weevil Anthonomus grandis Boheman, 1843
soybean aphid Aphis glycines Matsumura, 1917
cotton aphid Aphis gossypii Glover, 1877
Africanized honey bee Apis mellifera scutellata Lepeletier
apple tortrix Archips fuscocupreanus Walsingham
silver Y moth Autographa gamma (Linnaeus)
guava fruit fly Bactrocera correcta (Bezzi)
melon fly Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett)
oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel)
peach fruit fly Bactrocera zonata (Saunders)
prickly pear moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg)
Japanese cedar longhorn beetle Callidiellum rufipenne (Motschulsky, 1860)
peach fruit moth Carposina niponensis Walsingham
Mediterranean fruit fly, Medfly Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)
spotted stalk borer Chilo partellus (Swinhoe)
Asiatic rice borer Chilo suppressalis (Walker)
pine cone cerambycid Chlorophorus strobilicola Champion, 1918
tomato looper Chrysodeixis chalcites (Esper)
sevenspotted lady beetle Coccinella septempunctata Linnaeus, 1758
plum curculio Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst, 1797)
swede midge Contarinia nasturtii (Kieffer, 1888)
Pine-tree lappet Dendrolimus pini (Linnaeus)
Siberian moth Dendrolimus sibiricus Chetverikov
Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri Kuwayama
Asian chestnut gall wasp Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu
cherry bark tortix Enarmonia formosana (Scopoli)
ash whitefly parasitoid Encarsia inaron (Walker)
Mexican bean beetle Epilachna varivestis Mulsant, 1850
light brown apple moth Epiphyas postvittana (Walker)
western flower thrips Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergande, 1895)
plum fruit moth Grapholita funebrana (Treitschke)
Oriental fruit moth Grapholita molesta (Busck)
brown marmorated stink bug Halyomorpha halys (Stal)
old world bollworm, cotton bollworm Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner)
bark beetle Hylurgops palliatus (Gyllenhal, 1813)
goldenhaired bark beetle Hylurgus ligniperda (Fabricius, 1787)
alfalfa weevil Hypera postica (Gyllenhal, 1813)
six-spined engraver beetle Ips sexdentatus (Boerner, 1767)
European spruce bark beetle Ips typographus (Linnaeus, 1758)
pear leaf blister moth Leucoptera malifoliella (Costa)
Argentine ant Linepithema humile (Mayr)
grape berry moth Lobesia botrana ([Dennis & Schiffermuller])
Asian gypsy moth Lymantria dispar asiatica Vnukovskij (Pogue and Schaefer, 2007)
gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (Linnaeus)
rosy gypsy moth Lymantria mathura Moore
nun moth Lymantria monacha (Linnaeus)
pink hibiscus mealybug Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green)
cabbage moth Mamestra brassicae (Linnaeus)
Japanese pine sawyer Monochamus alternatus Hope, 1842
Mediterranean pine engraver beetle Orthotomicus erosus (Wollaston, 1857)
cereal leaf beetle Oulema melanopus (Linnaeus, 1758)
pink bollworm Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders)
six-toothed spruce bark beetle Pityogenes chalcographus (Linnaeus, 1761)
Japanese beetle Popillia japonica Newman, 1841
viburnum leaf beetle Pyrrhalta viburni (Paykull, 1799)
red palm mite Raoiella indica Hirst
chilli thrips Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood, 1919
large elm beetle Scolytus scolytus (Fabricius, 1775)
ash whitefly Siphoninus phillyreae (Haliday, 1835)
Sirex woodwasp Sirex noctilio Fabricius
red imported fire ant Solenopsis invicta Buren
Egyptian cottonworm Spodoptera littoralis (Boisduval)
cotton leafworm, tobacco cutworm Spodoptera litura (Fabricius)
panicle rice mite Steneotarsonemus spinki Smiley, 1967
black spruce beetle Tetropium castaneum (Linnaeus, 1758)
brown spruce longhorn beetle Tetropium fuscum (Fabricius, 1787)
false codling moth Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick)
larger pine shoot beetle Tomicus piniperda (Linnaeus, 1758)
khapra beetle Trogoderma granarium Everts, 1898
European hardwood ambrosia beetle Trypodendron domesticum (Linnaeus, 1758)
arrowhead scale Unaspis yanonensis Kuwana
giant wood wasp Urocerus gigas gigas (Linnaeus)
honey bee varroa mite Varroa destructor Anderson & Trueman, 2000
ambrosia beetle Xyleborus affinis Eichhoff, 1868
ambrosia beetle Xyleborus atratus Eichhoff, 1875
ambrosia beetle Xyleborus californicus Wood, 1975
ambrosia beetle Xyleborus celsus Eichhoff, 1868
European shot-hole borer Xyleborus dispar (Fabricius, 1792)
redbay ambrosia beetle Xyleborus glabratus Eichhoff, 1877
ambrosia beetle Xyleborus pelliculosus Eichhoff, 1878
ambrosia beetles Xyleborus pfeili (Ratzeburg, 1878)
ambrosia beetle Xyleborus similis Ferrari, 1867
ambrosia beetle Xyleborus xylographus (Say, 1826)
granulate ambrosia beetle Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Motschulsky, 1866)
apple ermine moth Yponomeuta malinellus Zeller
cherry ermine moth Yponomeuta padellus (Linnaeus)