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BIO 376 Invasive Species: Invasive Species

Invasive Species for Assignment

On this page you will find information about the invasive species you have chosen. These resources will be helpful to you when conducting your research.

Invasive Species

Africanized honeybee, (Apis mellifera scutellata ×A. mellifera), also called Africanized bee or killer bee,  hybrid honeybee resulting from the accidental release of African honeybees into the Western Hemisphere in 1957 and their subsequent crossbreeding with local European honeybees. 
Lionfish, (Pterois), also spelled lion fish or lion-fish, also called turkey fish or fire-fish, any of several species of showy Indo-Pacific fishes of the scorpion fish family, Scorpaenidae (order Scorpaeniformes). 
The giant toad, B. marinus is also called the cane toad.
Burmese python (Python molurus bivittatus), an invasive species that competes with the Florida panther for prey.
Common starling, (Sturnus vulgaris), also called European starling,  species of bird in the starling family, Sturnidae, and the order Passeriformes native to Europe and parts of the Middle East, Central Asia, and North Africa.
Cat, (Felis catus), also called house cat or domestic cat,  domesticated member (felid) of the family Felidae. 
Feral horse (Equus caballus

Donkey, (Equus asinus), also called burro, domestic ass belonging to the horse family, Equidae, and descended from the African wild ass (Equus africanus).

Bermuda grass, (Cynodon dactylon), perennial turfgrass of the family Poaceae, native to the Mediterranean region.
Poison hemlock, (Conium maculatum), poisonous herbaceous plant of the parsley family (Apiaceae).