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USDA. National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center.

Lists of publications on invasive insects and animals, including: bibliographies; books; CD-ROM products; fact sheets; general publications and reports; newsletters; and scientific journals.

USDA. U.S. Forest Service. The papers address forest health, including pest and pathogen research.

A searchable database of full-text articles written by U.S. Forest Service scientists.


USDA. National Agricultural Library. National Invasive Species Information Center.

A resource list of papers and studies examining the economic impacts of invasive animals and insects.

Adult Cacutus Moth (Cactoblastis cactorum). Dale Habeck.

Final Report to the International Atomic Energy Agency

Poised to spread to Mexico and the southwestern United States, the cactoblastis cactorum, or cactus moth, poses a serious threat to prickly pear cactus, a key source of food, medicine and fodder in these areas. Species Profile

Phylogenetic Tree Diagram

Smith et al., (2008). PNAS, August 26. 105(35): 12359-12364.

Combines morphological analysis, ecology, and DNA barcoding and reiteratively using specimens maintained in permanent collections to study parasitoid diversity and host specificity.

USDA. National Agricultural Library.

Searches for article citations in the NAL Catalog (AGRICOLA) on African honey bees (Apis mellifera scutellata) and Africanized honey bees from January 2000 to the present. Or search for books.

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USDA. NAL. Rare and Special Collections.

Guide to collections pertaining to the USDA-led eradication of the screwworm from the United States, Mexico, and most of Central America.

National Agricultural Library

NALDC provides full text access to USDA publications digitized by the National Agricultural Library. Titles relevant to invertebrate species include