Alien Terrestrial Arthropods of Europe, Part 1. by Alain Roques, Marc Kenis, David Lees, Carlos Lopez-Vaamonde,

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 overview of the fauna of alien terrestrial arthropods that experience colonized the eu continent and its linked islands. without delay resulting from the DAISIE venture, this can be the results of the joint paintings of 89 authors from 27 varied eu nations. The e-book summarizes current wisdom of the arthropod invasion procedure, from temporal traits and biogeographic styles, to pathways and vectors, invaded habitats, and ecological and good value 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 checklist in Europe, invaded nations, invaded habitats, plant or animal host - is provided. extra special factsheets are supplied for the eighty species thought of to be so much consultant of different pathways of creation and of the range of affects on ecosystems, financial actions and human and animal future health.

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Valade R, Kenis M, Hernandez A, Augustin S, Mari Mena N, Magnoux E, Rougerie R, Lakatos F, Roques A, Lopez-Vaamonde C (2009) Mitochondrial and microsatellite DNA markers reveal a Balkan origin for the highly invasive Horse-Chestnut leaf miner Cameraria ohridella (Lep. Gracillariidae). Molecular Ecology 18 : 3458–3470. Vilá M, Basnou C, Pyšek P, Josefsson M, Genovesi P, Gollasch S, Nentwig W, Olenin S, Roques A, Roy D, Hulme PE and Daisie Partners (2009) How well do we understand the impacts of alien species on ecosystem services?

Roques A (2010) Alien forest insects in a warmer world and a globalized economy: Impacts of changes in trade, tourism and climate on forest biosecurity. New Zealand Journal of Forestry, suppl 40: 77–94. Roques A, Rabitsch W, Rasplus JY, Lopez-Vaamonde C, Nentwig W, Kenis M (2009) Alien terrestrial invertebrates of Europe. In: DAISIE (Ed) The Handbook of Alien Species in Europe. Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, 63–79. Šefrová H, Laštůvka Z (2005) Catalogue of alien animal species in the Czech Republic.

Gillespie and Roderick 2002, Gaston et al. g. Wilson et al. 2009). Also, the origin of the source differs as natural colonization usually happens from adjacent populations, whereas translocated individuals may come from all over the world. In the DAISIE-database, three levels of pathways, are distinguished. At the first level, intentional and unintentional ambitions are classified. At the second level, pathways are identified, except that the contaminant, stowaway and corridor pathways are summarized as “transport”.

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