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ENY-827: Invasive Insects (Adventive Pest Insects) in Florida

Figure 1. Immigrant insect (dark part of bar) and arachnid (white part of bar) species newly detected in Florida annually in 1991-2003. It is not yet clear how many of these species will prove to be pests ('invasive species'). The totals are 150 insects and 35 arachnids. Source: DPI records/ M.C. Thomas (2004).