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List of non-native arthropods in North America. Part II

See Part I: Non-native arthropods in North America

For practical reasons families are arranged alphabetically within orders. For a taxonomic organization go to the taxonomy pages in the guide by following the link for each family.

Table of contents

Class Arachnida
     Order Trombidiformes
     Order Araneae – Spiders
     Order Ixodida – Ticks
     Order Mesostigmata
     Order Opiliones - Harvestmen
     Order Scorpiones – Scorpions

Class Insecta
     Order Microcoryphia – Bristletails
     Order Ephemeroptera – Mayflies
     Order Odonata – Dragonflies and Damselflies
     Order Embiidina – Webspinners
     Order Phasmida - Walking Sticks
     Order Orthoptera
     Order Dermaptera – Earwigs
     Order Mantodea – Mantids
     Order Blattodea – Cockroaches and Termites
     Order Psocodea
     Order Hemiptera – True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies
          Suborder Auchenorrhyncha – Free-living Hemipterans
          Suborder Heteroptera – True Bugs
          Suborder Sternorrhyncha – Plant-parasitic Hemipterans
     Order Thysanoptera – Thrips
     Order Neuroptera - Antlions, Lacewings and Allies
     Order Coleoptera
     Order Hymenoptera
     Order Lepidoptera
     Order Diptera
     Order Siphonaptera

Class Collembola – Springtails and allies
      Order Entomobryomorpha – Elongate-bodied Springtails
      Order Symphypleona – Globular Springtails

Class Chilopoda – Centipedes
     Order Lithobiomorpha – Stone Centipedes
     Order Scolopendromorpha – Tropical Centipedes
     Order Scutigeromorpha – House Centipedes

Class Diplopoda – Millipedes
     Order Julida
     Order Polydesmida
     Order Polyzoniida
     Order Spirobolida

Class Malacostraca – Malacostracans
     Order Amphipoda – Amphipods
     Order Isopoda
     Order Decapoda


Order Neuroptera

Family Hemerobiidae – Brown Lacewings
No common name, Micromus variegatus. From Japan, recently
No common name, Psectra diptera. From Europe


Order Coleoptera

Family Aderidae – Antlike Leaf Beetles
No common name, Aderus populneus. From Europe, 1940s
No common name, Euglenes pygmaeus. From Europe, very recently (2011)

Family Anthicidae – Antlike Flower Beetles
No common name, Acanthinus argentinus. From S America
No common name, Omonadus floralis. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Omonadus formicarius. From Europe, long before 1895
No common name, Stricticollis tobias. From the Palaearctic

Family Anthribidae – Fungus Weevils
No common name, Anthribus nebulosus. From Europe
Coffee Bean Weevil, Araecerus fasciculatus. Originally from Asia, 1700s

Family Belidae – Cycad Weevils
No common name, Rhopalotria mollis. From Mexico

Family Bostrychidae – Horned Powder-post Beetles
Grape Cane Borer Beetle, Amphicerus bimaculatus. From Europe
Japanese Shot-Hole Borer, Dinoderus japonicus. From E Asia
Bamboo Borer, Dinoderus minutus. From Asia, recently
Oriental Wood Borer, Heterobostrychus aequalis. From Asia, 1967
Boxwood Borer, Heterobostrychus brunneus. From Africa
Chinese Auger Beetle, Heterobostrychus hamatipennis. From Asia, recently
Oriental Powderpost Beetle, Lyctoxylon dentatum. From Asia
African Powderpost Beetle, Lyctus africanus. From Africa or the Neotropics, 1898
Brown Powderpost Beetle, Lyctus brunneus. From Asia
No common name, Lyctus caribeanus. From the Neotropics, 1937
European Powderpost Beetle, Lyctus linearis. From w. Palaearctic
No common name, Minthea obsita. From Africa, 1950
No common name, Minthea reticulata. From SE Asia, 1941
Hairy Powderpost Beetle, Minthea rugicollis. From the tropics, 1929
Lesser Grain Borer, Rhyzopertha dominica. From Europe
No common name, Scobicia chevrieri. From Europe
No common name, Sinoxylon analis. From Asia, recently
Conifer Auger Beetle, Sinoxylon unidentatum. From Asia
No common name, Xylopsocus capucinus. From Asia, recently

Family Bothrideridae – Dry Bark Beetles
No common name, Anommatus duodecimstriatus. From Europe, early 1970s

Family Brachyceridae
Salvinia Weevil, Cyrtobagous salviniae. From South America via Australia 2001, to control Salvinia molesta (Giant salvinia)
Chevroned Waterhyacinth Weevil, Neochetina bruchi.From S America, 1974, introduced to control waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)
Mottled water hyacinth weevil, Neochetina eichhorniae.From S America, introduced repeatedly since 1972 to control waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)
Waterlettuce Weevil, Neohydronomus affinis. From South America, 1987, to control water lettuce (Pistia stratiotes)

Family Brentidae – Straight-snouted Weevils
Sweet Potato Weevil, Cylas formicarius. From the Palaearctic. 1875
Gorse Seed Weevil, Exapion ulicis. From Europe, 1926, to control gorse (Ulex europaeus)
No common name, Ischnopterapion loti. From the Palaearctic, 2011
White Clover Weevil, Ischnopterapion virens. From Europe, 1994
Flower Bud Weevil, Nanophyes marmoratus. From Europe, 1994, to control purple loosestrife
No common name, Omphalapion hookerorum.From Europe, 1990, to control the scentless chamomile (Matricaria perforata)
No common name, Perapion curtirostre. From Europe, 1960s
Hollyhock Weevil, Rhopalapion longirostre. From Asia and Europe, 1914
No common name, Stenopterapion meliloti. From the Palaearctic, 2004

Family Buprestidae – Metallic Wood-boring Beetles
Goldspotted Oak Borer, Agrilus auroguttatus. From Central Mexico and n. Guatemala. Late 1800s
Rose Stem Girdler, Agrilus cuprescens. From Europe, 1923
No common name, Agrilus cyanescens. From Europe, ca. 1920
St. John's Wort Root Borer, Agrilus hyperici. From the Palaearctic, 1950s. Introduced to control St. John's Wort
No common name, Agrilus pilosovittatus. From SE Asia
Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis. From SE Asia, 2002
Soapberry Borer, Agrilus prionurus. From Mexico, 2003
Sinuate Peartree Borer, Agrilus sinuatus. From Europe, 1894
No common name, Agrilus subrobustus. From eastern Asia
European Oak Borer, Agrilus sulcicollis. From Europe, 2003
No common name, Aphanisticus cochinchinae. From eastern Asia
No common name, Buprestis haemorrhoidalis. From the Palaearctic, 1992
Bronze Knapweed Root Borer, Sphenoptera jugoslavica. From Europe, 1980, to control Centaurea diffusa (Bronze Knapweed)
No common name, Trachys minutus. From Europe
No common name, Trachys troglodytiformis. From Europe, 1940s

Family Byrrhidae – Pill Beetles
No common name, Chaetophora spinosa. From Eurasia
No common name, Simplocaria semistriata. From Eurasia

Family Cantharidae – Soldier Beetles
No common name, Cantharis livida. From Europe
No common name, Cantharis rufa
Common Red Soldier Beetle, Rhagonycha fulva. From Europe, recently

Family Carabidae – Ground Beetles
No common name, Abax parallelepipedus. From Europe, 1965
No common name, Acupalpus meridianus. From the Palaearctic, 1931
No common name, Agonum muelleri. From Europe, 1840
Common Sun Beetle, Amara aenea. From Europe, before 1828
No common name, Amara anthobia. From Europe, 1964
No common name, Amara apricaria (?). From the Palaearctic, 1875
No common name, Amara aulica. From Europe, 1929
No common name, Amara bifrons. From Europe, 1929
No common name, Amara communis. From Europe, 1988
No common name, Amara eurynota. From Europe, 1971
No common name, Amara familiaris. From Europe, 1901
No common name, Amara fulva. From Europe, 1905
No common name, Amara ovata. From Eurasia, 1925
No common name, Anisodactylus binotatus. From Europe, 1911
No common name, Asaphidion curtum. From Europe, 1930
No common name, Bembidion bruxellense. From Europe, 1907
No common name, Bembidion femoratum. From Europe, 1967
No common name, Bembidion lampros. From Eurasia, 1947
No common name, Bembidion nigropiceum. From Europe, before 1897
No common name, Bembidion obtusum. From Europe, 1956
No common name, Bembidion properans. From the Palaearctic, 1942
No common name, Bembidion stephensii. From Europe, 1891
No common name, Bembidion tetracolum. From Europe, 1823
No common name, Blemus discus. From Europe, before 1933
No common name, Bradycellus harpalinus. From Europe, 1951
No common name, Broscus cephalotes. From Europe, 1987
No common name, Calathus fuscipes. From the Palaearctic, 1928
Caterpillar Searcher, Calosoma sycophanta. From Europe, 1905, introduced to control the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar, and Euproctis chrysorrhoea
Golden Green Beetle, Carabus auratus. From Europe, 1940: introduced to control the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar.
Granulated Carabid, Carabus granulatus. From Europe, 1890
European Ground Beetle, Carabus nemoralis. From Europe, 1890
No common name, Clivina collaris. From Europe, 1838
Finger Beetle, Clivina fossor. From Europe, 1915
No common name, Colliuris caymanensis. From the Neotropics
No common name, Dromius fenestratus. From Europe, 1952
No common name, Dyschirius globosus. From Europe, 1978
No common name, Elaphropus parvulus. From Europe, 1940
No common name, Elaphropus quadrisignatus. From Europe, 2010
No common name, Harpalus affinis. From Eurasia, before 1798
No common name, Harpalus rubripes. From Europe, 1981
Strawberry Seed Beetle, Harpalus rufipes. From Europe, 1937
No common name, Laemostenus complanatus. From n. Africa, before 1874
No common name, Laemostenus terricola. From Europe, before 1894
No common name, Leistus ferrugineus. From Europe, 1977
No common name, Metacolpodes buchanani. From SE Asia, 1931
No common name, Microthylax olivacea. From Cuba, 1950s
No common name, Mochtherus tetraspilotus. From E Asia, 1992
European Gazelle Beetle, Nebria brevicollis. From Europe, 1930
No common name, Notiophilus biguttatus. From Europe, 1923
No common name, Notiophilus palustris. From Europe, 1968
No common name, Ophonus puncticeps. From Europe, 1954
No common name, Ophonus rufibarbis. From Europe, 1953
No common name, Paranchus albipes. From Europe, before 1835
No common name, Perigona nigriceps. From tropical Asia, before 1853
No common name, Philorhizus melanocephalus. From Europe, 1996
No common name, Porotachys bisulcatus. From Europe, before 1900
No common name, Pterostichus melanarius. From Europe, 1926
No common name, Pterostichus strenuus. From Europe, 1937
No common name, Pterostichus vernalis. From Europe, 1997
No common name, Somotrichus unifasciatus. From Africa
No common name, Stomis pumicatus. From w. Palaearctic, 1984
No common name, Tetragonoderus laevigatus. From S. America, 2007
No common name, Trechus obtusus. From Europe, 1927
No common name, Trechus quadristriatus. From Europe, 1965
No common name, Trechus rubens. From Europe, before 1863

Family Cerambycidae – Longhorned Beetles
Asian Longhorn Beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis. From China/Korea, 1980s
No common name, Atrypanius irrorellus. From Mexico, 1990s or later
Japanese Cedar Longhorn Beetle, Callidiellum rufipenne. From E. Asia, 1997
Violet Tanbark Beetle, Callidium violaceum. From Europe
Basket Beetle, Gracilia minuta. From Europe
Old House Borer, Hylotrupes bajulus. From Europe
No common name, Icosium tomentosum. From the Mediterranean, 2006
No common name, Nathrius brevipennis. From Europe, before 1850
Leafy Spurge Stem Boring Beetle, Oberea erythrocephala. From Europe, 1979, to control Euphorbia esula (Leafy Spurge)
No common name, Oxymerus aculeatus. From West Indies, 2003
No common name, Penichroa fasciata. From Europe
Eucalyptus Borers, Phoracantha recurva and Phoracantha semipunctata. From Australia, 1980s
Tanbark Borer, Phymatodes testaceus. From Eurasia
No common name, Poecilium lividum. From Europe
No common name, Stenhomalus taiwanus. From E. Asia, 2009
No common name, Stromatium longicorne. From SE Asia
No common name, Stromatium unicolor. From Europe
No common name, Sybra alternans. From SE Asia, 1992
Brown Spruce Longhorn Beetle, Tetropium fuscum. From Northern/Central Europe
Plum Beetle, Tetrops praeusta. From Europe, 1996
Velvet Longhorned Beetle, Trichoferus campestris. From Asia, 2002

Family Cerylonidae – Minute Bark Beetles
Minute Beetle, Murmidius ovalis. From Asia

Family Chrysomelidae – Leaf Beetles
Bean Weevil, Acanthoscelides obtectus. From the Neotropics
Alligatorweed Flea Beetle, Agasicles hygrophila. From Argentina and Brasil, 1964. introduced to control Alternanthera philoxeroides
Brown Dot Leafy Spurge Flea Beetle, Aphthona cyparissiae. From Europe, 1986, to control Euphorbia, esp. E. cyparissias (Cypress Spurge)
Black Leafy Spurge Flea Beetle, Aphthona czwalinai. From Europe, 1987, to control Euphorbia esula (Leafy Spurge)
No common name, Aphthona flava. From Europe, 1990s, to control Euphorbia esula (Leafy Spurge)
No common name, Aphthona lacertosa. From Europe, 1990s, to control Euphorbia cyparissias (Cypress Spurge)
No common name, Aphthona nigriscutis. From Europe, 1990s, to control Euphorbia esula (Leafy Spurge)
No common name, Asphaera lustrans. From the Neotropics? 1999
No common name, Bruchidius terrenus. From E. Asia, 2004
No common name, Bruchidius villosus. From Europe, early 1900s, to control Cytisus scoparius (Scotch Broom)
Vetch Bruchid, Bruchus brachialis. From Europe, 1931
Southern Cowpea Weevil, Callosobruchus chinensis. From Asia
Cowpea Weevil, Callosobruchus maculatus. From Europe/Africa
Pale Tortoise Beetle, Cassida flaveola. From Europe
No common name, Cassida piperata. From Russia/Japan/Korea
Thistle Tortoise Beetle, Cassida rubiginosa. From Eurasia, in 1901. Introduced accidentally. Used to control thistles
Brassy Flea Beetle, Chaetocnema concinna. From Europe, 1979
No common name, Chelymorpha cribraria. From the Neotropics, 1993
No common name, Chrysolina bankii. From Western Europe
St. Johnswort Beetle, Chrysolina hyperici. From Eurasia to control St. Johnswort (Klamath Weed), 1944
Klamath Weed Beetle, Chrysolina quadrigemina. Native to Europe and N. Africa, introduced from Australia to control Klamath Weed, 1944
Brown Mint Leaf Beetle, Chrysolina staphylaea. From Europe, 1897
Eucalyptus Leaf Beetle, Chrysophtharta m-fuscum. From Australia, 2003
Asparagus Beetle, Crioceris asparagi. From Europe
Twelve-spotted Asparagus Beetle, Crioceris duodecimpunctata. From Europe, 1881
No common name, Cryptocephalus irroratus. From Neotropics
No common name, Cryptocephalus nigrocinctus. From Puerto Rico
No common name, Demotina modesta. From E Asia
Northern Tamarisk Beetle, Diorhabda carinulata. From Eurasia, 2001, to control Tamarix spp.
Subtropical Tamarisk Beetle, Diorhabda sublineata. From Eurasia, 2009, to control Tamarix spp.
Water-lily Beetle, Galerucella nymphaeae. From Europe, to control Nuphar spp. (Water-lilies) and Polygonum spp. (Smartweeds)
No common name, Gastrophysa polygoni. From Europe, 1826
No common name, Gratiana boliviana. From South America, 2003, to control Solanum viarum (Soda Apple)
Air Potato Leaf Beetle, Lilioceris cheni. From China, 2012, to control Dioscorea bulbifera (Air potato)
Lily Leaf Beetle, Lilioceris lilii. From Eurasia, 1943
No common name, Mantura chrysanthemi. From Europe
Yellow-margined Leaf Beetle, Microtheca ochroloma. From S. America, 1947
No common name, Microtheca picea. From S. America, 1970s
Black-margined Loosestrife Beetle, Neogalerucella calmariensis. From Europe, introduced to control Lythrum salicaria
No common name, Neogalerucella pusilla. From the Palaearctic, introduced to control Lythrum
No common name, Neolochmaea dilatipennis. From the Neotropics
Cereal Leaf Beetle, Oulema melanopus. From the Palearctic
Coconut Borer, Pachymerus nucleorum. From the Neotropics, 2005
Crucifer Flea Beetle, Phyllotreta cruciferae. From Eurasia
Striped Flea Beetle, Phyllotreta striolata. From Europe
Imported Willow Leaf Beetle, Plagiodera versicolora. From Europe, 1915
No common name, Prasocuris phellandrii. From Siberia/Japan
Potato Flea Beetle, Psylliodes affinis. From Europe, 1968
No common name, Psylliodes napi. From the Palaearctic
Viburnum Leaf Beetle, Pyrrhalta viburni. From the Palaearctic, 1920s
No common name, Sphaeroderma testaceum. From Europe, 1997
Australian Tortoise Beetle, Trachymela sloanei. From Australia, ca. 1998
Elm Leaf Beetle, Xanthogaleruca luteola. From Europe
Mexican Bean Weevil, Zabrotes subfasciatus. From Central America

Family Ciidae – Minute Tree-fungus Beetles
No common name, Cis chinensis. From E Asia
No common name, Octotemnus undescribed sp. From Asia(?)

Family Clambidae – Minute Beetles
No common name, Clambus armadillo. From Europe
No common name, Clambus pubescens. From Europe

Family Cleridae – Checkered Beetles
Red-Shouldered Ham Beetle, Necrobia ruficollis. From the Palearctic
Red-legged Ham Beetle, Necrobia rufipes. From the Palearctic
Cosmopolitan Blue Bone Beetle, Necrobia violacea. From the Palearctic
No common name, Opilo domesticus. From w. Palaearctic
No common name, Opilo mollis. From w. Palaearctic
White-banded Clerid, Paratillus carus. From Australia
No common name, Thanasimus formicarius. From Europe, 1892
No common name, Thaneroclerus buquet. From Asia

Family Coccinellidae – Lady Beetles
No common name, Anovia circumclusa. From Central America
Larch Ladybird, Aphidecta obliterata. From Europe, 1960, to control the balsam wooly adelgid, Adelges piceae
No common name, Azya orbigera. From Colombia
Pine Ladybird Beetle, Brumus quadripustulatus. To control the Wooly Hemlock Aldegid (Adelges tsugae)
Heather Lady Beetle, Chilocorus bipustulatus. From Middle East/Europe to control scale insects, repeatedly since 1905
Red Chilocorus, Chilocorus circumdatus. From SE Asia, 1996, to control greenhouse pests
No common name, Chilocorus kuwanae. From Korea, 1980s, to control Euonymus Scale, Unaspis euonymi
No common name, Chilocorus nigrita. From Asia, biocontrol against various scale insects
No common name, Clitostethus arcuatus. From Israel, 1989 to control the ash whitefly (Siphoninus phillyreae) and other white flies
Seven-spotted Lady Beetle, Coccinella septempunctata. From Europe, introduced repeatedly to control aphids
Eleven-spotted Lady Beetle, Coccinella undecimpunctata. From Europe, 1912
Variable Lady Beetle, Coelophora inaequalis. From Australia, to control the yellow sugarcane aphid (Sipha flava)
No common name, Cryptognatha nodiceps. From Trinidad, 1930s to control the Coconut Scale (Aspidiotus destructor)
Mealybug Destroyer, Cryptolaemus montrouzieri. From Australia, 1891 to control citrus mealybugs and related pests
Metallic Blue Ladybird Beetle, Curinus coeruleus. From the Caribean, 2013, repeatedly introduced to control scale insects, aphids and Asian Citrus Psyllid, Diaphorina citri
No common name, Egius platycephalus. From the Caribbean, 2013
No common name, Exochomus metallicus. From Eritrea, 1954
Steelblue Lady Beetle, Halmus chalybeus. From Australia, recently 2000s? To control scale insects
Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle, Harmonia axyridis.From Asia, introduced repeatedly starting in 1916 to control aphids, thrips, mites, scale insects, and eggs of butterflies and moths
No common name, Harmonia dimidiata. From Asia, recently, 2000s?
Four-spotted Lady Beetle, Harmonia quadripunctata. From Europe, 1924
Variegated Lady Beetle, Hippodamia variegata. From Europe
No common name, Pharoscymnus flexibilis. From India, 2011
Fourteen-spotted Lady Beetle, Propylea quatuordecimpunctata. From Europe to control the Russian Wheat Aphid (Diuraphis noxia)
No common name, Psyllobora schwarzi. From the Caribbean, 2012
No common name, Rhyzobius forestieri. From Australia, 1892, to control scale insects
No common name, Rhyzobius lophanthae. From Australia, 1892, to control the black scale Saissetia oleae
Vedalia Lady Beetle, Rodolia cardinalis. From Australia, 1888-1889, to control Cottony Cushion Scale
No common name, Sasajiscymnus tsugae. From Japan, 1995 to control the hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae)
No common name, Scymnus impexus. From Europe, 1951 to control the balsam wooly adelgid, Adelges piceae
No common name, Scymnus suturalis. From the Palaearctic, early 1900s to control the hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae)
No common name, Stethorus punctillum. From the Palaearctic, to control spider mites, 1955
Alfalfa Lady Beetle, Subcoccinella vigintiquatuorpunctata. From Eurasia, 1970s

Family Corylophidae – Minute Hooded Beetles
No common name, Arthrolips fasciata. From Australasia

Family Cryptophagidae – Silken Fungus Beetles
No common name, Atomaria lewisi. From Europe, pre-1900
No common name, Atomaria nigrirostris. From the Palaearctic, pre-1920
No common name, Atomaria testacea. From Europe, pre-1920
No common name, Cryptophagus laticollis. From the Palaearctic, before 1900
No common name, Ephistemus globulus. From Europe, before 1863
No common name, Pteryngium crenatum. From Europe, before 1900
No common name, Telmatophilus typhae. From the Palaearctic, 1986

Family Cucujidae – Flat Bark Beetles
No common name, Pediacus depressus. From Europe

Family Curculionidae – Snout and Bark Beetles (See subfamily Scolytinae below)
No common name, Amalorrhynchus melanarius. From Europe
No common name, Amalus scortillum. From Europe
No common name, Amaurorhinus bewickianus. From the Mediterranean
Stone Fruit Weevil, Anthonomus dentoni . From Eurasia, recently
No common name, Anthonomus grandis. From Central America and Mexico
Willow Gall Weevil, Archarius salicivorus. From Europe
No common name, Atrichonotus taeniatulus. From S America
No common name, Aulacobaris lepidii. From Europe, 1977
Yellow Starthistle Bud Weevil, Bangasternus orientalis. From Europe, 1985, to control yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis)
No common name, Barynotus moerens. From Europe
Ground Weevil, Barynotus obscurus. From Europe, ca. 1840
Hairy Spider Weevil, Barypeithes pellucidus. From Europe
Grey Pine Weevil, Brachyderes incanus. From Europe
No common name, Brachysomus echinatus. From Europe
Imported Long-horned Weevil, Calomycterus setarius. From Japan, recently
No common name, Cathormiocerus curvipes. From w. Mediterranean
Broad-nosed Grain Weevil, Caulophilus oryzae. From Central America, 1892
No common name, Ceutorhynchus erysimi. From Europe, 1922
Cabbage Seed Weevil, Ceutorhynchus obstrictus. From Europe
No common name, Ceutorhynchus pallidactylus. From the Palaearctic
Cabbage Curculio, Ceutorhynchus rapae. From Europe
No common name, Ceutorhynchus typhae. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Cionus scrophulariae. From Europe
Large Thistle Weevil, Cleonis piger. From Europe, before 1919, introduced to control thistles
No common name, Cleopomiarus hispidulus. From the Europe, possibly introduced
No common name, Coniatus splendidulus. From Europe, recently
Banana Root Borer, Cosmopolites sordidus. From the tropics, 1917
No common name, Cryptorhynchus lapathi. From Europe
No common name, Curculio rubidus. From Europe, 2010
Knapweed Root Weevil, Cyphocleonus achates. From Europe, 1980s, to control Centaurea (Knapweed)
Asiatic Oak Weevil, Cyrtepistomus castaneus. From Japan, 1933
No common name, Derelomus sp. From the Mediterranean, 2012
Diaprepes Root Weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus. From the Caribbean
Clover Leaf Weevil, Donus zoilus. From Europe, 1853
No common name, Ellescus scanicus. From Europe
New Zealand Wood Weevil, Euophryum confine. From New Zealand
No common name, Eurhinus magnificus. From Central America, 2002
West Indian Sweetpotato Weevil, Euscepes postfasciatus. From the Neotropics
Yellow Starthistle Hairy Weevil, Eustenopus villosus. From Europe, 1990 to control Yellow Star Thistle, Canada Thistle
Seed-feeding Weevil, Exapion fuscirostre. From Europe, 1964, to control Cytisus scoparius (Scotchbroom)
No common name, Glocianus punctiger. From Europe, before 1940
Eucalyptus Snout Beetle, Gonipterus scutellatus. From Australia, 1990s
Canadian Thistle Stem Weevil, Hadroplontus litura. From Europe, 1965, to control Canada Thistle
Root-feeding Weevil, Hylobius transversovittatus. From Europe, 1992, to control purple loosestrife
Egyptian Alfalfa Weevil, Hypera brunnipennis
No common name, Hypera meles. From Europe, 1907
Black-beaked Green Weevil, Hypera nigrirostris. From Europe
Alfalfa Leaf Weevil, Hypera postica. From Europe, 1904
No common name, Hypera rumicis. From Europe, introduced to control Rumex
No common name, Hypurus bertrandi. From Europe
No common name, Isochnus populicola. From Europe
Yellow star thistle flower weevil, Larinus curtus. From the Mediterranean and Asia. 1992, introduced to control yellow star thistle
Seedhead Weevil, Larinus minutus. From Europe, 1991, introduced to control Spotted Knapweed, (Centaurea maculosa) and Diffuse Knapweed (C. Diffusa)
Canada Thistle Bud Weevil, Larinus planus. From Europe, 1960s, to control Canada Thistle
Knapweed Seedhead Weevil, Larinus obtusus. From South and Central Europe, 1993, to control knapweed
No common name, Larinus turbinatus. From Europe, very recently (2010s?), to control thistles (Carduus and Cirsium)
No common name, Listroderes apicalis. From South America
No common name, Listroderes costirostris. From South America
Vegetable weevil, Listroderes difficilis. From South America
No common name, Macrorhyncolus littoralis
No common name, Magdalis barbicornis. From Europe
Stem-boring Weevil, Mecinus janthinus. From Europe, 1991, to control toadflax (Linaria spp.)
No common name, Mecinus pascuorum. From Europe, 1956, to control plantain (Plantago lanceolata)
Stem Miner Weevil, Mecinus pyraster. From Europe
No common name, Mesites rufipennis. On driftwood, origin unknown
Bromeliad Weevil, Metamasius callizona. Perhaps from Mexico, 1989
Silky Cane Weevil, Metamasius hemipterus sericeus. From the Neotropics, 1980s
Puncturevine Seed Weevil, Microlarinus lareynii. From Europe, 1960s to control Tribulus terrestis (Puncturevine)
Puncturevine Stem Weevil, Microlarinus lypriformis. From India, 1961 to control Tribulus terrestis (Puncturevine)
No common name, Microplontus campestris. From Europe
No common name, Microplontus edentulus. From Europe
Hound's-tongue Root Weevil, Mogulones crucifer. From Europe, 1997, to control Cynoglossum officinale (Hound's Tongue)
No common name, Myctides imberbis. From Australia, 1976
Sri Lanka Weevil, Myllocerus undecimpustulatus undatus. From Sri Lanka, recently
No common name, Myosides seriehispidus. From Japan, ca. 1973
Fuller Rose Beetle, Naupactus cervinus. From South America
No common name, Naupactus leucoloma. From South America, 1936
No common name, Naupactus pallidus. From South America
No common name, Naupactus peregrinus. From South America
No common name, Nicentrus saccharinus
Ligustrum Weevil, Ochyromera ligustri. From East Asia, 1959
No common name, Oedophrys hilleri. From Japan
European Elm Flea Weevil, Orchestes alni. From Europe
Beech Leaf-mining Weevil, Orchestes fagi. From Europe, 2011
Orchid Weevil, Orchidophilus aterrimus. From the Philippines, 1906
Cribrate Weevil, Otiorhynchus cribricollis. From Europe
No common name, Otiorhynchus ligneus. From Europe
Alfalfa Snout Beetle, Otiorhynchus ligustici. From Europe, before 1896
Lilac Root Weevil, Otiorhynchus meridionalis. From Europe
Strawberry Root Weevil, Otiorhynchus ovatus. From Europe
No common name, Otiorhynchus porcatus. From Europe
No common name, Otiorhynchus raucus. From Europe
Rough Strawberry Root Weevil, Otiorhynchus rugosostriatus. From Europe
No common name, Otiorhynchus scaber. From Europe
Raspberry Weevil, Otiorhynchus singularis. From Europe
Black Vine Weevil, Otiorhynchus sulcatus. From Europe
Melaleuca Leaf Weevil, Oxyops vitiosa. From Australia, 1997, to control Melaleuca (paper bark tree)
Northern Citrus Root Weevil, Pachnaeus opalus. Recent
Gilkicker Weevil, Pachytychius haematocephalus. From Europe
Marram Weevil, Philopedon plagiatum. From Europe, 1934
Mediterranean Sage Root Crown Weevil, Phrydiuchus tau. From Europe, 1971, to control Salvia aethiopis (Mediterranean Sage Root)
Arborvitae Weevil, Phyllobius intrusus . From Japan
European Snout Beetle, Phyllobius oblongus. From Europe
European Water Milfoil Weevil, Phytobius leucogaster. From Europe
No common name, Polydrusus cervinus. From Europe
Pale Green Weevil, Polydrusus impressifrons. From Europe, 1913
Green Immigrant Leaf Weevil, Polydrusus formosus. From Europe
No common name, Poophagus sisymbrii. From Europe
No common name, Pselactus spadix. From the Palaearctic
Two-banded Japanese Weevil , Pseudocneorhinus bifasciatus. From Asia
Thistle Head Weevil, Rhinocyllus conicus.From the Mediterranean and the Middle East, 1968. Introduced to control Musk Thistle
Mile-a-minute Weevil, Rhinoncomimus latipes. From China, 2004. Introduced as biocontrol of mile-a-minute
No common name, Rhinoncus castor. From the Palaearctic, 1895
No common name, Rhinoncus pericarpius. From the Palaearctic, 1928
No common name, Rhinoncus perpendicularis. From the Palaearctic
Toadflax Seedhead Weevil, Rhinusa antirrhini. From Europe, to control Linaria spp. (yellow and Dalmatian toadflax)
Root-gall Weevil, Rhinusa linariae. From Europe, 1995, to control Linaria spp. (yellow and Dalmatian toadflax)
No common name, Rhinusa neta. From Europe, 1937
European Curculionid Weevil, Rhinusa tetra. From Europe, earlier than 1916, to control Verbascum (Common Mullein)
Red Palm Weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus. From S. Asia, 2010
Strawberry Root Weevil, Sciaphilus asperatus. From Eurasia
No common name, Sibinia sellata. From Southern South America
Sweetclover weevil, Sitona cylindricollis. From the Palaearctic
Clover Weevil, Sitona hispidulus. From the Palaearctic
Clover Root Weevil, Sitona lepidus. From the Palaearctic
Pea Leaf Weevil, Sitona lineatus. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Sitona lineellus. From the Palaearctic
Rice Weevil, Sitophilus oryzae. From the Palaearctic
Mango Seed Weevil, Sternochetus mangiferae. From Old World tropics
No common name, Stethobaris nemesis. From Mexico, 19??
No common name, Stomodes gyrosicollis. From Europe
Nut Leaf Weevil, Strophosoma melanogrammus. From Europe
Duckweed Weevil,Tanysphyrus lemnae. From Europe
No common name, Trachodes hispidus. From Europe
No common name, Trachyphloeosoma advena. From Japan
No common name, Trachyphloeus aristatus. From Europe
Crusted Root Weevil, Trachyphloeus bifoveolatus. From Europe
Thistle Crown Weevil, Trichosirocalus horridus. From Europe, in 1970-1972, to control thistles
No common name, Tropiphorus elevatus. From Europe
No common name, Tropiphorus terricola. From Europe, 1940
No common name, Tychius cuprifer. From the Palaearctic
Sweet Clover Weevil, Tychius meliloti. From Europe, 1975
Clover Seed Weevil, Tychius picirostris. From Europe, 1908
Red Clover Seed Weevil, Tychius stephensi. From Europe, 1913

     Subfamily Scolytinae – Bark and Ambrosia Beetles
No common name, Ambrosiodmus minor. From SE Asia, 2011
No common name, Ambrosiodmus rubricollis. From E. Asia, 1942
No common name, Ambrosiophilus atratus. From Asia, 1987
European Shot-hole Borer, Anisandrus dispar. From the Palaearctic, before 1900?
Camphor Shot Borer, Cnestus mutilatus. From Asia, 2002
No common name, Coccotrypes advena. From Asia, 1956
No common name, Coccotrypes carpophagus. From Africa, 1926
No common name, Coccotrypes cyperi. From Asia, 1934
No common name, Coccotrypes dactyliperda. From Africa, 1915
No common name, Coccotrypes distinctus. From Asia, 1939
No common name, Coptoborus pseudotenuis. From the Neotropics
No common name, Crypturgus pusillus. From Eurasia, 1868
No common name, Cyclorhipidion bodoanum. From Asia, 1944
No common name, Cyclorhipidion pelliculosum. From E. Asia, 1987
No common name, Dactylotrypes longicollis. From Canary Islands or Madeira, 2009
No common name, Dryoxylon onoharense. From Japan, 1982
Shot-hole Borer of Tea, Euwallacea fornicata. From Asia, 2002
No common name, Euwallacea interjecta. From SE Asia, 2011
No common name, Euwallacea validus. From Asia
No common name, Hylastes opacus. From Eurasia, 1989
Clover Root Borer, Hylastinus obscurus. From Europe
No common name, Hylurgops palliatus. From Europe, 2001
Red-haired Pine Bark Beetle, Hylurgus ligniperda. From Europe, 2000
Mango Bark Beetle, Hypocryphalus mangiferae. From S. Asia, 1949
No common name, Hypothenemus areccae. From Asia, 1960
Kiawe Scolytid, Hypothenemus birmanus. From Asia, 1951
No common name, Hypothenemus crudiae. From Asia, 1868
Apple Twig Beetle, Hypothenemus obscurus. From S America, 1977
Mediterranean Pine Engraver Beetle, Orthotomicus erosus. From Eurasia, 2004
No common name, Phloeosinus armatus. From the Mediterranean, 1992
Two-toothed Pine Beetle Pityogenes bidentatus
No common name, Premnobius cavipennis. From Africa
Larger Shothole Borer, Scolytus mali. From Europe, 1868
Dutch Elm Beetle, Scolytus multistriatus. From Europe
Shothole Borer, Scolytus rugulosus. From Europe
Banded Elm Bark Beetle, Scolytus schevyrewi. From E Palaearctic, 1994
Pine Shoot Beetle, Tomicus piniperda. From Europe, 1993
European Hardwood Ambrosia Beetle, Trypodendron domesticum. From Europe, 2008
Striped Ambrosia Beetle, Trypodendron lineatum. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Wallacellus similis. From Asia, 2002
No common name, Xyleborinus andrewesi. From Asia, 2009
No common name, Xyleborinus artestriatus. From Southeast Asia
No common name, Xyleborinus attenuatus. From Eurasia
No common name, Xyleborinus gracilis. From South America. Perhaps introduced
No common name, Xyleborinus octiesdenatus. From E. Asia, 2008
Fruit-tree Pinhole Borer, Xyleborinus saxeseni. From Europe
No common name, Xyleborus affinis. From the Tropics
Redbay Ambrosia Beetle, Xyleborus glabratus. From Asia, 2002
No common name, Xyleborus pfeili. From Europe, 1992
No common name, Xyleborus seriatus. From E Asia, 2005
No common name, Xyleborus volvulus. From the Tropics. Perhaps introduced
No common name, Xylosandrus amputatus. From E. Asia, 2010
Black Twig Borer, Xylosandrus compactus. From e. Asia,1941
Asian Ambrosia Beetle, Xylosandrus crassiusculus. From Asia
Alnus Ambrosia Beetle, Xylosandrus germanus. From Asia, 1932

Family Cryptophagidae – Silken Fungus Beetles
Cellar Beetle, Cryptophagus cellaris. From Europe?

Family Dermestidae – Carpet Beetles
Asian Carpet Beetle, Anthrenus coloratus. From the Old World, recent
Furniture Carpet Beetle, Anthrenus flavipes. From Russia, 1911
No common name, Anthrenus fuscus. From Europe, 1907
Museum Beetle, Anthrenus museorum. From Europe
Bird Nest Carpet Beetle, Anthrenus pimpinellae. From Europe
Buffalo Carpet Beetle, Anthrenus scrophulariae. From Europe, 1855
Varied Carpet Beetle, Anthrenus verbasci. From Europe, ca. 1850
No common name, Attagenus brunneus. From Europe
Banded Black Carpet Beetle, Attagenus fasciatus. From the Old World
Fur Beetle, Attagenus pellio. From Europe, 1827
Black Carpet Beetle, Attagenus unicolor. From the Old World
Black Larder Beetle, Dermestes ater. From the Old World
No common name, Dermestes carnivorus. From the Neotropics
Fringed Larder Beetle, Dermestes frischii. From the Old World
Larder Beetle, Dermestes lardarius
Hide Beetle, Dermestes maculatus. From the Old World
Peruvian Larder Beetle, Dermestes peruvianus. From S. America
No common name, Dermestes undulatus. From the Palaearctic, before 1837
No common name, Phradonoma nobile. From the Mediterranean, 2009
No common name, Thorictodes heydeni. From Asia?
Odd Beetle, Thylodrias contractus. From Asia
Warehouse Beetle, Trogoderma variabile. From Asia

Family Derodontidae – Tooth-necked Fungus Beetles
No common name, Laricobius erichsoni.From Europe, 1951, introduced to control Cinara spp. and related conifer aphids

Family Dryopidae – Long-toed Water Beetles
No common name, Dryops viennensis. From Europe

Family Elateridae – Click Beetles
Lined Click Beetle, Agriotes lineatus. From Europe, before 1950s
Dusky Wireworm, Agriotes obscurus. From Europe, 1850s
No common name, Agriotes sputator. From Europe, 1939
Red-brown Skipjack, Athous haemorrhoidalis. From Europe, 2003
Pasture Wireworm, Conoderus exsul. From the Pacific, 1932 (or earlier)
Southern Potato Wireworm, Conoderus falli. From the Neotropics
No common name, Conoderus pictus. From the Neotropics
No common name, Drapetes plagiatus. From the Neotropics (?)
No common name, Hemicrepidius niger. From Europe, 2008
Gulf Wireworm, Heteroderes amplicollis. From the Neotropics (may be native to Southern US)

Family Endomychidae – Handsome Fungus Beetles
No common name, Holoparamecus caularum. From w. Palaearctic
Hairy Cellar Beetle, Mycetaea subterranea. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Symbiotes gibberosus. From Europe
No common name, Trochoideus desjardinsi. From Asia or South Africa

Family Erotylidae – Pleasing Fungus Beetles
No common name, Cryptophilus obliteratus. From the Palaearctic

Family Eucinetidae – Plate-thigh Beetles
No common name, Eucinetus haemorrhoidalis. From the Palaearctic. Recently

Family Eucnemidae – False Click Beetles
No common name, Dirrhagofarsus. Probably from Japan, 1970s

Family Geotrupidae – Earth-Boring Dung Beetles
Dor Beetle, Geotrupes stercorarius. From Europe

Family Histeridae – Clown Beetles
No common name, Acritus komai. From East Asia, before 1900
No common name, Acritus nigricornis. From Europe
No common name, Atholus bimaculatus. From Europe, 1825
No common name, Carcinops pumilo. From the Old World, 1834
No common name, Dendrophilus punctatus. From Europe, 182
No common name, Gnathoncus rotundatus. From the Palaearctic, 1844
No common name, Hypocacculus metallescens. From Europe, 2001
No common name, Margarinotus brunneus. From Europe, 1837
No common name, Margarinotus merdarius. From Europe, 1845
No common name, Margarinotus obscurus. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Margarinotus purpurascens. From Eurasia

Family Hybosoridae – Scavenger Scarab Beetles
No common name, Hybosorus illigeri. From Europe, prior to the 1840s

Family Hydrophilidae – Water Scavenger Beetles
No common name, Anacaena limbata. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Anacaena lutescens. From Europe
No common name, Cercyon analis. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Cercyon haemorrhoidalis. From Europe
No common name, Cercyon impressus. From Europe
No common name, Cercyon laminatus. From e. Asia
No common name, Cercyon lateralis. From Europe, before 1898
No common name, Cercyon pygmaeus. From the Palaearctic, 1868
No common name, Cercyon quisquilius. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Cercyon unipunctatus. From Europe?
No common name, Cercyon ustulatus. From Europe
No common name, Cryptopleurum minutum. From Europe
No common name, Cryptopleurum subtile. From Asia
No common name, Helophorus grandis. From Europe
No common name, Megasternum concinnum. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Megasternum obscurum. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Sphaeridium bipustulatum. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Sphaeridium lunatum. From Europe
No common name, Sphaeridium scarabaeoides. From Europe

Family Kateretidae – Short-winged Flower Beetles
Toadflax Flower-eating Beetle, Brachypterolus pulicarius. From Europe, before 1920, to control Linaria (Toadflax)
Nettle Pollen Beetle, Brachypterus urticae. From Europe, before 1879

Family Laemophloeidae – Lined Flat Bark Beetles
Rusty Grain Beetle, Cryptolestes ferrugineus. From Europe, 1884
Flat Grain Beetle, Cryptolestes pusillus. From the tropics
Flour Mill Beetle, Cryptolestes turcicus. From the Old World
No common name, Placonotus politissimus. Probably from Africa

Family Lampyridae – Fireflies
Lesser Glowworm, Phosphaenus hemipterus. From Europe, 1947

Family Latridiidae – Minute Brown Scavenger Beetles
No common name, Adistemia watsoni
No common name, Cartodere australica. From Australia
No common name, Cartodere bifasciata. From Australia
Plaster Beetle, Cartodere constricta. From Eurasia
Swollen Fungus Beetle, Cartodere nodifera. From Australasia
No common name, Corticaria elongata. From Europe, before 1899
No common name, Corticaria ferruginea. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Corticaria impressa. From the Palaearctic, 1983
No common name, Corticaria serrata. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Cortinicara gibbosa. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Dienerella argus. From Europe, before 1899
No common name, Dienerella costulata. From Europe, before 1899
No common name, Dienerella filiformis. From Europe, before 1855
No common name, Dienerella filum. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Dienerella ruficollis. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Enicmus brevicornis. From Europe, 2012
No common name, Enicmus histrio. From Europe, 1996
No common name, Latridius hirtus. From the Old World
No common name, Latridius minutus. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Stephostethus lardarius. From the Palaearctic, 1897
Ridge-winged Fungus Beetle, Thes bergrothi. From Europe, 1948

Family Megalopodidae – Megalopodid Leaf Beetles
Poplar Blackmine Beetle, Zeugophora scutellaris. From the Palaearctic

Family Melyridae – Soft-winged Flower Beetles
No common name, Anthocomus equestris. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Axinotarsus pulicarius. From Europe, very recently
No common name, Malachius aeneus

Family Monotomidae – Root-eating Beetles
No common name, Monotoma bicolor. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Monotoma longicollis. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Monotoma picipes. From Europe
No common name, Monotoma testacea. From the Palaearctic
Graveyard Beetle, Rhizophagus parallelocollis. From Europe, 1895

Family Mycetophagidae – Hairy Fungus Beetles
Hairy Fungus Beetle, Typhaea stercorea. Probably from Europe

Family Nitidulidae – Sap-feeding Beetles
No common name, Acanthogethes fuscus. From the Mediterranean
No common name, Aethina tumida. From Africa
No common name, Brassicogethes viridescens. From Europe, 1993
Cornsap Beetle, Carpophilus dimidiatus. From ?
Freeman’s Sap Beetle, Carpophilus freemani. From ?
Dried-fruit Beetle, Carpophilus hemipterus
No common name, Carpophilus marginellus. From TBA
No common name, Carpophilus obsoletus. From Asia, 1930s
No common name, Colopterus posticus. From the Neotropics, 1987
No common name, Cybocephalus nipponicus. From China/Korea, recently, repeatedly introduced to control armored scale insects (Diaspididae)
No common name, Epuraea aestiva. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Epuraea ocularis. From the Palaearctic. Very recently (2010)
No common name, Genistogethes carinulatus. From w. Palaearctic
No common name, Meligethes atratus. From Europe
No common name, Nitidula bipunctata. From Europe
No common name, Nitidula carnaria. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Nitidula flavomaculata. From Europe, 1930s
No common name, Nitidula rufipes. From the Palaearctic, 1825
No common name, Soronia grisea. From the Palaearctic, ca. 1990
Pineapple Beetle, Urophorus humeralis. From tropical Asia

Family Oedemeridae – False Blister Beetles
Wharf Borer, Nacerdes melanura. From Europe

Family Ptinidae – Death-watch and Spider Beetles
Furniture Beetle, Anobium punctatum. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Epauloecus unicolor. From Europe, before 1620
Pine Bark Anobiid, Ernobius mollis. From Europe, 1846
Smooth Spider Beetle, Gibbium aequinoctiale. Cosmopolitan. Probably introduced
No common name, Lasioderma haemorrhoidale. From the Mediterranean, 1981
Cigarette Beetle, Lasioderma serricorne. From Africa?
No common name, Mesocoelopus collaris. From Europe
Shiny Spider Beetle, Mezium affine. From ?Africa, 1904
American Spider Beetle, Mezium americanum. From Africa?
No common name, Nicobium castaneum. From Europe, apparently long ago
Golden Spider Beetle, Niptus hololeucus. From Europe, ?
No common name, Pseudeurostus hilleri. From Japan, 1936
Whitemarked Spider Beetle, Ptinus fur. From Europe, before 1870
Brown Spider Beetle, Ptinus latro. From Europe, before 1905
Eastern Spider Beetle, Ptinus raptor. From Europe
No common name, Ptinus sexpunctatus. From Europe, very recently
Australian Spider Beetle, Ptinus tectus. Native to Tasmania
Hairy Spider Beetle, Ptinus villiger. From Europe, before 1905
No common name, Sphaericus gibboides. From the Mediterranean, ?
Drugstore Beetle, Stegobium paniceum. From Europe (of so. African origin?
Deathwatch Beetle, Xestobium rufovillosum. From Europe

Family Salpingidae – Narrow-waisted Bark Beetles
No common name, Aglenus brunneus. From Europe, probably centuries ago

Family Scarabaeidae – Scarab Beetles
No common name, Aegialia arenaria. From Europe
European Chafer, Amphimallon majale. From W Europe
Maculated Dung Beetle, Aphodius distinctus
No common name, Aphodius erraticus
No common name, Aphodius fimetarius. From Europe
No common name, Aphodius fossor. From the Palearctic
No common name, Aphodius granarius. From S America
No common name, Aphodius haemorrhoidalis. From Europe, 1915
No common name, Aphodius lividus. From Europe
No common name, Aphodius nigrita.
No common name, Aphodius pedellus. From Europe
No common name, Aphodius prodromus. From Europe
No common name, Aphodius pseudolividus. From southern South America
No common name, Aphodius rectus. From the Palaearctic
Night-flying Dung Beetle, Aphodius rufipes. From Europe
No common name, Aphodius scrofa. From Europe
No common name, Aphodius subterraneus. From Europe
No common name, Aphodius vittatus. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Ataenius carinator. Recently
No common name, Australaphodius frenchi. From Africa
Gazelle Scarab, Digitonthophagus gazella. From Africa/Asia. 1970s for dung removal
No common name, Euoniticellus intermedius. From Africa, intentionally introduced for dung removal
Oriental Beetle, Exomala orientalis. From Asia, 1920s
Asiatic Garden Beetle, Maladera castanea. From Asia
No common name, Maladera japonica. From Asia, recently, 2000s
No common name, Martineziana dutertrei. From S America
No common name, Nipponoserica peregrina. From Japan
No common name, Onitis alexis. From Africa, recently
No common name, Onthophagus depressus
No common name, Onthophagus nuchicornis
Bull-headed Dung Beetle Onthophagus taurus. From Europe/Middle East, 1974
No common name, Oxyomus sylvestris. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Plectris aliena. From S America, recently
No common name, Pleurophorus caesus
Japanese Beetle, Popillia japonica. From Japan, early 1900s
No common name, Psammodius basalis. From Europe
Asian Mango Flower Beetle, Protaetia fusca. From SE Asia, 1985
No common name, Rhyssemus germanus. From Europe
No common name, Valgus hemipterus. From the Palaearctic

Family Scirtidae – Marsh Beetles
No common name, Cyphon padi. From Europe
No common name, Scirtes oblongus. From the Neotropics

Family Silphidae – Carrion Beetles
Silpha tristis. From Europe

Family Silvanidae – Silvanid Flat Bark Beetles
Foreign Grain Beetle, Ahasverus advena . From the Neotropics ?
No common name, Airaphilus near-elongatus.
No common name, Cathartosilvanus vulgaris. From Central America
No common name, Cryptamorpha desjardinsii. From tropical Asia
No common name, Eunausibius salutaris. From Brazil
No common name, Monanus concinnulus. From Asia
No common name, Nausibius clavicornis. From the Neotropics, 1670
Merchant Grain Beetle, Oryzaephilus mercator. From Europe, 1670
Sawtoothed Grain Beetle, Oryzaephilus surinamensis. From Europe, 1620
No common name, Silvanus bidentatus. From Europe, 1910
No common name, Silvanoprus angusticollis. From Asia
No common name, Silvanoprus scuticollis. From Palaeotropics

Family Staphylinidae – Rove Beetles
No common name, Aleochara curtula. From Europe, 1929
No common name, Aleochara lata. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Anotylus insecatus. From Europe, 1954
No common name, Anotylus rugosus. From Eurasia
No common name, Bisnius fimetarius. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Cephennium gallicum. From Europe, 1988
No common name, Cilea silphoides
No common name, Coprophilus striatulus. From Europe, 1974
No common name, Cordalia obscura. From Europe, before 1975
Hairy Rove Beetle, Creophilus maxillosus. From Europe, ~1620
No common name, Deleaster dichrous. From Europe, 1934
No common name, Dinaraea angustula. From Europe
No common name, Drusilla canaliculata. From Europe
No common name, Euplectus karstenii. From Europe, before 1894
No common name, Falagria sulcata. From Europe
No common name, Gabronthus thermarum. From Europe
No common name, Gauropterus fulgidus
No common name, Gyrohypnus fracticornis. From Europe, 1846
No common name, Habrocerus capillaricornis. From Europe, 1931
No common name, Homalota plana. From Europe, before 1975
No common name, Lathrobium fulvipenne. From Europe
No common name, Leptacinus intermedius. From Europe, 1903
No common name, Lithocharis tricolor (probably introduced)
No common name, Myrmecosaurus ferrugineus. From South America, 1960s
No common name, Nehemitropia lividipennis. From the Palaearctic, 1919
No common name, Ochthephilum fracticorne. From Europe, before 1975
No common name, Ocypus aeneocephalus. From Europe
No common name, Ocypus nitens. From Europe
No common name, Ocypus olens. From Europe
No common name, Omalium rivulare. From Europe, 1878
No common name, Othius punctulatus. From the Palaearctic, 2011
No common name, Oxytelus laqueatus. From Europe, 1918
No common name, Phacophallus tricolor. From East Asia
No common name, Philonthus cognatus. From Europe, 1884
No common name, Philonthus cruentatus. From Europe, 1924
No common name, Philonthus debilis. From Europe, 1857
No common name, Philonthus politus. From Europe
No common name, Philonthus rectangulus. From E. Asia, 1908
No common name, Platystethus degener. From Europe, 1971
No common name, Quedius cinctus. From Europe, 1942
No common name, Quedius cruentus. From the Palaearctic, 1980s
No common name, Quedius curtipennis. From the Palaearctic, 1939
No common name, Rugilus angustatus. From Europe
No common name, Rugilus ceylonensis. From E Asia
No common name, Rugilus orbiculatus. From Europe, before 1905
No common name, Rugilus rufipes. From Europe
No common name, Sepedophilus littoreus. From Europe
No common name, Sepedophilus marshami. From Europe, 1959
No common name, Sepedophilus testaceus. From Europe
No common name, Stenus clavicornis. From Europe, 1968
No common name, Tachinus corticinus. From Europe, 1967
No common name, Tachyporus dispar. From Europe, 1928
No common name, Tachyporus nitidulus. From Europe, 1834
No common name, Tasgius ater. From Europe, 1802
No common name, Tasgius melanarius. From Europe, 1935
No common name, Tasgius winkleri. From Europe
No common name, Trichonyx sulcicollis. From Europe
No common name, Trichophya pilicornis. From Europe, 1933
No common name, Trimium brevicorne. From Europe, before 1878
No common name, Xantholinus linearis. From the Palaearctic, 1930
No common name, Xantholinus longiventris. From Europe

Family Tenebrionidae – Darkling Beetles
Lesser Mealworm, Alphitobius diaperinus. From Europe, before 1910
Black Fungus Beetle, Alphitobius laevigatus. From the Old World tropics
No common name, Blaps lethifera. From Europe
No common name, Coelopalorus foveicollis
Broadhorned Flour Beetle, Gnatocerus cornutus. Origin uncertain, ca. 1670
Slender-horned Flour Beetle, Gnathocerus maxillosus. From the tropics
No common name, Gondwanocrypticus platensis. From S America, very recently
No common name, Gonocephalum sp. From the Old World (E Asia?), very recently
Longheaded Flour Beetle, Latheticus oryzae. From the Old World, 1870
Madagascar Beetle, Leichenum canaliculatum. From Madagascar, early 1900s
No common name, Lyphia tetraphylla. From Europe
No common name, Opatroides punctulatus. From Europe and Asia; first found in 2003
Small-eyed Flour Beetle, Palorus ratzeburgii. From the Old World, before 1910
No common name, Pentaphyllus testaceus. From Europe, 2006
Depressed Flour Beetle, Palorus subdepressus. From Africa
No common name, Poecilocrypticus formicophilus. From S. America, 1978
No common name, Sitophagus hololeptoides. From Mexico and Central America
Yellow Mealworm, Tenebrio molitor. Cosmopolitan, ca. 1827
Dark Mealworm, Tenebrio obscurus. Cosmopolitan, 1860
No common name, Trachyscelis aphodioides. From Europe, centuries ago
Red Flour Beetle, Tribolium castaneum. From Europe, 1860
Confused Flour Beetle, Tribolium confusum. From Africa or Europe
False Black Flour Beetle, Tribolium destructor. From Africa, 1937
Black Flour Beetle, Tribolium madens. From w. Palaearctic, before 1897?
No common name, Tyrtaeus dobsoni. From Old World tropics, recently
No common name, Ulomoides ocularis. Probably from India

Family Trogidae – Hide Beetles
No common name, Omorgus suberosus. From Australia?

Family Trogossitidae – Bark-gnawing Beetles
Siamese Grain Beetle, Lophocateres pusillus. From Asia
Cadelle, Tenebroides mauritanicus. Cosmopolitan

Family Zopheridae – Ironclad Beetles
No common name, Bitoma crenata
No common name, Colobicus parilis. From Australo-Pacific region
No common name, Microprius rufulus. From the Old World


Order Hymenoptera
Perhaps the most numerous intentionally introduced species are in this order. Many parasitoid wasps have been introduced to fight a variety of pests. They are usually very small – a major reason why they are underrepresented in BugGuide

Family Andrenidae – Mining Bees
No common name, Andrena wilkella. From Europe

Family Aphelinidae
No common name, Aphytis spp. From East Asia to control red scale (Aonidiella aurantii) and other scales

Family Apidae – Cuckoo, Carpenter, Digger, Bumble, and Honey Bees
No common name, Anthophora villosula. From the Palaearctic. 1980s or 1990s
Honey Bee, Apis mellifera. From Europe, centuries ago
No common name, Centris nitida. From the Neotropics, very recently
No common name, Ceratina dallatorreana. From Europe and the Middle East
Dilemma Orchid Bee, Euglossa dilemma. From the Neotropics, very recently (2000s)
No common name, Xylocopa appendiculata. From China and Japan, 2012

Family Argidae – Argid Sawflies
No common name, Arge ochropus. From Europe, recently

Family Bethylidae
Naval Orangeworm Wasp, Goniozus legneri. From South America, to control navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella), codling moth (Cydia pomonella), carob moth (Ectomyelois ceratoniae), and others

Family Braconidae – Braconid Wasps
Burdock Seedhead Moth Parasite, Agathis malvacearum. From Europe
No common name, Aphidius ervi. Cosmopolitan, probably introduced
No common name, Cremnops desertor. From Eurasia, 1990s

Family Cephidae – Stem Sawflies
Wheat Stem Sawfly, Cephus cinctus. From ne. Asia, 1872
European Wheat Stem Sawfly, Cephus pygmaeus. From Europe, 1887
Black Grain Stem Sawfly, Trachelus tabidus. From the Palaearctic

Family Chalcididae – Chalcidid Wasps
No common name, Epitranus clavatus.

Family Chrysididae – Cuckoo Wasps
No common name, Chrysis angolensis. From the Palaearctic, 1940s
No common name, Chrysis "ignita"s.l. From Europe, very recently
No common name, Pseudomalus auratus. From the Palaearctic, before 1830s

Family Cimbicidae – Cimbicid Sawflies
No common name, Abia fasciata. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Abia lonicerae. From Europe, 1960s

Family Colletidae – Plasterer Bees, Masked or Yellow-faced Bees
No common name, Hylaeus hyalinatus. From Europe, North Africa
No common name, Hylaeus leptocephalus. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Hylaeus punctatus. Very recently

Family Crabronidae
Mole Cricket Hunter, Larra bicolor. From Bolivia, 1988-89, to control Scapteriscus mole crickets
No common name, Pison koreense. From SE Asia

Family Cynipidae – Gall Wasps
Mossy Rose Gall Wasp, Diplolepis rosae . From the Old World
No common name, Liposthenes glechomae. From Europe

Family Diprionidae – Conifer Sawflies
Introduced Pine Sawfly, Diprion similis. From Europe, 1910s
European spruce sawfly, Gilpinia hercyniae. From Europe
European Pine Sawfly, Neodiprion sertifer. From Europe

Family Encyrtidae – Encyrtids
No common name, Neodusmetia sangwani. From India, 1971, to control Rhodesgrass mealybug
No common name, Oobius agrili. From China, recently, to control emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis)
No common name, Ooencyrtus kuvanae. From Japan, early 1990s, to control the gypsy moth
No common name, Psyllaephagus spp. From Australia, 3 spp. to control Psyllids
No common name, Psyllaephagus bliteus. From Australia, 1998, to control Glycaspis brimblecombei (Red Gum Lerp Psyllid)
No common name, Tetracnemoidea sydneyensis. From Australia, 1933, to control Long-tailed Mealybug (Pseudococcus longispinus) and P. spp.

Family Eulophidae
Eucalyptus gall wasp, Ophelimus maskelli. From Australia, 2014

Family Eupelmidae
No common name, Balcha indica. From E. Asia; 1990s or later
No common name, Eupelmus vesicularis.

Family Evanidae – Ensign Wasps
Cockroach Egg Parasitoid Wasp, Evania appendigaster

Family Formicidae – Ants
No common name Anergates atratulus. From the Old World
No common name Brachymyrmex obscurior. From Central and South America
No common name Brachymyrmex patagonicus. From South America
Chinese Needle Ant, Brachyponera chinensis. From Asia
Compact Carpenter Ant, Camponotus planatus. From the Neotropics, 1910
No common name, Gnamptogenys triangularis. From the Neotropics, recently (2004?)
No common name, Hypoponera opaciceps. From Brazil
No common name, Lasius emarginatus. From Mediterranean and Central Europe. Very recent
(Common) black ant, Lasius niger. From Eurasia
Argentine Ant, Linepithema humile. From S America
No common name, Monomorium pharaonis. Probably from Africa
European fire ant, Myrmica rubra. From Europe, 1908
No common name, Nylanderia flavipes. From Japan
Caribbean Crazy Ant, Nylanderia pubens. From West Indies, 1953
Tawny Crazy Ant, Nylanderia fulva. From the Neotropics, 2002
Rough-node Snapping Ant, Odontomachus ruginodis. From West Indies, 1930s
Longhorn Crazy Ant, Paratrechina longicornis. From Old World tropics, early 1900s
Bigheaded Ant, Pheidole megacephala. Native to Mauritius, spread worldwide. 1933
No common name, Pheidole moerens. From Greater Antilles?
No common name, Platythyrea punctata(?). From Central and South America
Elongate Twig Ant, Pseudomyrmex gracilis. From Mexico. Florida 1960
Pan-tropical Panther Ant, Pseudoponera stigma, Probably introduced
Red Imported Fire Ant, Solenopsis invicta. From S. America, 1930s or 1940s
Black imported fire ant, Solenopsis richteri. From S. America, around 1918
No common name, Strumigenys membranifera. From the Old World tropics
Ghost Ant, Tapinoma melanocephalum. From the Old World tropics, 1930
White-Footed Ant, Technomyrmex difficilis. From the Palaearctic, 1986
Tramp Ant, Tetramorium bicarinatum. From the from Africa, 1800s
Pavement Ant, Tetramorium species-e. From Europe
Japanese Pavement Ant, Tetramorium tsushimae. From Japan, early 1900s
Little Fire Ant, Wasmannia auropunctata. From the Neotropics, 1920s

Family Halictidae – Sweat Bees
No common name, Halictus tectus. From Europe, recently, about 2000s
No common name, Lasioglossum leucozonium. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Lasioglossum zonulum. Perhaps introduced from the Palaearctic

Family Ichneumonidae – Ichneumon Wasps
No common name, Bathyplectes curculionis. From the Palaearctic, 1911, to control the alfalfa leaf weevil (Hypera postica)
No common name, Bathyplectes infernalis. From the Palaearctic to control the clover leaf weevil (Hypera zoilus)
No common name, Collyria coxator. From the Palaearctic, to control Cephidae (Cephus pygmaeus, Janus integer)
No common name, Eriborus terebrans. From the Palaearctic, from 1927 through 1940, to control the European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis)
No common name, Exenterus amictorius. From Europe, to control Diprion similis
No common name, Lemophagus curtus. From the Palaearctic, 1969 and 1971, to control the Cereal Leaf Beetle (Oulema melanopus)
No common name, Mesoleius tenthredinis. From the Palaearctic, to control the larch sawfly (Pristiphora erichsonii)
No common name, Neotypus nobilitator. From the Palaearctic to control (?)
No common name, Olesicampe benefactor. From Europe, to control the larch sawfly (Pristiphora erichsonii)
No common name, Phaeogenes nigridens. From the Palaearctic, to control European Corn Borer (Ostrinia nubilalis)
No common name, Phobocampe unicincta. From the Palaearctic, to control the Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar)
No common name, Pimpla instigator. Probably from W Palaearctic, to control the Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar)
No common name, Pimpla turionellae. From the Palaearctic, to control the codling moth (Cydia pomonella)
No common name, Pleolophus basizonus. From the Palaearctic, to control Neodiprion sawflies
No common name, Temelucha interruptor. From the Palaearctic, to control the European Pine Shoot Moth (Rhyacionia buoliana)

Family Megachilidae – Leaf-cutter bees, Mason Bees, and allies
Wool Carder Bee, Anthidium manicatum. From Europe, before 1963
No common name, Anthidium oblongatum. From Europe, 1995
No common name, Chelostoma campanularum . From Europe
No common name, Chelostoma rapunculi. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Coelioxys coturnix. From Europe, very recently
No common name, Hoplitis anthocopoides. From Europe
Mediterranean Wood Boring Bee, Lithurgus chrysurus. From Europe in 1978
No common name, Megachile apicalis. From Europe and the Middle East
Pale leafcutting bee, Megachile concinna. From Africa
No common name, Megachile lanata. From Ethiopian/Oriental regions
Alfalfa Leafcutter Bee, Megachile rotundata. From the Old World
Giant Resin Bee, Megachile sculpturalis. From Asia, 1990s
No common name, Megachile umbripennis. From Asia
No common name, Osmia caerulescens. From the Palaearctic
Hornfaced Bee, Osmia cornifrons. From Japan, 1970s
No common name, Osmia taurus. From SE Asia, 1970s
No common name, Pseudoanthidium nanum. From Europe, very recently, 2000s or 2010s

Family Pamphiliidae – Webspinning and Leafrolling Sawflies
Pine False Webworm, Acantholyda erythrocephala. From Europe, around 1925

Family Pteromalidae
No common name, Notanisus sexramosus. From Europe, 2014
No common name, Oodera sp. From the Old World

Family Siricidae – Horntails
Asian horntail, Eriotremex formosanus. From Asia
No common name, Sirex juvencus. From Eurasia

Family Sphecidae – Thread-waisted Wasps
No common name, Sceliphron curvatum-or-deforme. From Asia, 2013?

Family Tenthredinidae – Common Sawflies
Curled Rose Sawfly, Allantus cinctus. From Europe, before 1867
No common name, Allantus viennensis. From Europe, 1970s
Dock Sawfly, Ametastegia glabrata. Probably from Europe, 1800s or earlier
Violet Sawfly, Ametastegia pallipes. From Europe
Pear Slug, Caliroa cerasi. From Europe
Bristly Rose Slug, Cladius difformis
No common name, Dolerus nitens. From Europe
Roseslug, Endelomyia aethiops. From Europe
No common name, Eriocampa ovata. From Europe
No common name, Eutomostethus ephippium
No common name, Eutomostethus luteiventris. From Europe
No common name, Fenella nigrita. From Europe, 1962
No common name, Fenusa pusilla. From Europe, 1923
Elm Leafminer, Fenusa ulmi. 1898
No common name, Halidamia affinis. From Europe
Late Birch Leaf Edgeminer, Heterarthrus nemoratus. From Europe, early 1900s
European Apple Sawfly, Hoplocampa testudinea. From Europe, 1939
No common name, Liliacina diversipes. From the Neotropics, 1988
Privet Sawfly, Macrophya punctumalbum. From Europe, early 1900s
No common name, Metallus lanceolatus. From Europe
Early Birch Leaf Edgeminer, Messa nana. From Europe
No common name, Monostegia abdominalis. From Europe
Green Alder Sawfly, Monsoma pulveratum. From Europe
Imported Currantworm, Nematus ribesii. From Europe
Larch Sawfly, Pristiphora erichsonii. From Europe, 1880
Mountain Ash Sawfly, Pristiphora geniculata. From Europe, first reported 1926
Columbine Sawfly, Pristiphora rufipes. From Europe
Amber-Marked Birch Leaf Miner, Profenusa thomsoni. From Europe, early 1900s
No common name, Stethomostus fuliginosus.
Poplar Sawfly, Trichiocampus grandis. From Europe, early 1900s

Family Tiphiidae – Tiphiid Wasps
Spring tiphia, Tiphia vernalis. From Korea and China, 1925. Introduced to combat the Japanese beetle

Family Vespidae – Yellowjackets, Paper Wasps, and Hornets; Potter, Mason and Pollen Wasps
No common name, Ancistrocerus gazella. From Europe, before 1961
No common name, Ancistrocerus parietum. From Europe
No common name, Delta rendalli. From Africa, probably via Jamaica, 1980s
European Paper Wasp, Polistes dominula. From Eurasia, 1980s or earlier
European Hornet, Vespa crabro. From Eurasia, 1800s
German Yellowjacket, Vespula germanica. From Europe
No common name, Zeta argillaceum. From Central and S America


Order Lepidoptera


Family Autostichidae – Fruitworm Moths
Kyoto Moth, Autosticha kyotensis. From Japan
Four-spotted Yellowneck, Oegoconia quadripuncta. Probably introduced
No common name, Symmoca signatella. Probably introduced, 1942-1943

Family Carposinidae – Fruitworm Moths
Peach Fruit Moth, Carposina sasakii. From Asia

Family Choreutidae – Metalmark Moths
Apple-and-thorn skeletonizer, Choreutis pariana. From the Palaearctic, 1917

Family Coleophoridae – Casebearer Moths
No common name, Coleophora deauratella. From the Palaearctic
Russian Thistle Casebearer, Coleophora klimeschiella. From Asia Minor and central Asia
No common name, Coleophora limosipennella. From Europe
Metallic Coleophora Moth, Coleophora mayrella. From the Palaearctic
Russian Thistle Stem Miner Moth, Coleophora parthenica. From the Mediterranean region (introduced to control Russian thistle)
Apple & Plum Casebearer Moth, Coleophora spinella. From Europe
Large Clover Case-bearer, Coleophora trifolii. From the Palaearctic

Family Cossidae – Carpenter and Leopard Moths
Leopard Moth, Zeuzera pyrina. Probably from Europe, mid-1800s

Family Crambidae – Crambid Snout Moths
Water Veneer, Acentria ephemerella. From Eurasia, 1920s, introduced to control watermilfoil
Small Magpie, Anania hortulata. From Eurasia
Sesame Leafroller Moth, Antigastra catalaunalis. Recently
No common name, Diatraea evanescens. From Brazil
No common name, Duponchelia fovealis. From the Old World, 2005
No common name, Euchromius ocelleus. From the Palaearctic, 19th century
No common name, Glyphodes onychinalis. From the Old World, very recent
No common name, Maruca vitrata. Pantropical. Probably introduced
Lygodium Defoliator Moth, Neomusotima conspurcatalis. From Asia, 2008
Water Hyacinth Moth, Niphograpta albiguttalis. From South America to combat water hyacinth, 1977
European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis. From Europe, early 1900s
No common name, Sclerocona acutella. From Eurasia
No common name, Sitochroa palealis. From Europe

Family Depressariidae
Poison Hemlock Moth, Agonopterix alstroemeriana. From Europe, 1970s, to control Conium maculatum (Poison Hemlock)
No common name, Depressaria daucella. From Europe, 1940
Purple Carrot-seed Moth, Depressaria depressana. From the Palaearctic. 2009
Parsnip Webworm Moth, Depressaria pastinacella. 1869
Buddleia Budworm, Pyramidobela angelarum. 1934
No common name, Scythropiodes issikii. From Asia

Family Elachistidae – Grass Miner Moths
Apple Pith Moth, Blastodacna atra. From Europe, recently
Linnaeus's Spangle-wing, Chrysoclista linneella. From Europe, 1928
No common name, Perittia herrichiella. From Europe

Family Erebidae
Hibiscus Leaf Caterpillar Moth, Anomis privata. From East Asia
Spotted Oleander Caterpillar, Empyreuma affinis. Apparently from the Caribbean
Browntail Moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea. From Europe
Satin Moth, Leucoma salicis. From Europe, 1920
Gypsy Moth, Lymantria dispar. From Europe, 1869
Rusty Tussock Moth, Orgyia antiqua. From Europe
Cinnabar Moth, Tyria jacobaeae. From Europe, 1960s introduced to control Tansy Ragwort

Family Galacticidae
Mimosa Webworm Moth, Homadaula anisocentra. From Japan and China, 1943

Family Gelechiidae – Twirler Moths
Peach Twig Borer, Anarsia lineatella. From Europe, 1880s
Ten-spotted Honeysuckle Moth, Athrips mouffetella. From Europe
No common name, Carpatolechia proximella. From Europe
Goosefoot Leafminer Moth, Chrysoesthia drurella. From Europe
No common name, Chrysoesthia sexguttella. From Europe
Juniper Webworm, Dichomeris marginella. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Euscrobipalpa artemisiella. From Europe, recently
No common name, Euscrobipalpa obsoletella. From Europe, 1932
No common name, Isophrictis striatella. From Europe
Tomato pinworm, Keiferia lycopersicella. Possibly from South America, 1920 or earlier
Burdock Seedhead Moth, Metzneria lappella. From Eurasia
Spotted knapweed seed head moth, Metzneria paucipunctella. From the Palaearctic, 1980s, to control Centaurea spp. (Knapweed)
No common name, Mirificarma eburnella. From the Palaearctic, North Africa
Potato Moth, Phthorimaea operculella. From Central or South America
Cotton Stem Moth, Platyedra subcinerea. From the Old World, 1960s or earlier
Lesser Bud Moth, Recurvaria nanella
Angoumois Grain Moth, Sitotroga cerealella. Probably from Europe

Family Geometridae – Geometrid Moths
Treble-bar, Aplocera plagiata. From Europe, 1976, to control Hypericum perforatum (St. John'swort)
Larch Pug, Eupithecia lariciata. From Europe
Single-dotted Wave, Idaea dimidiata. From Europe
Green Pug, Pasiphila rectangulata. From Europe
Winter Moth, Operophtera brumata. From Europe
Juniper Carpet, Thera juniperata. From Europe

Family Gracillariidae – Leaf Blotch Miner Moths
Azalea Leafminer, Caloptilia azaleella. From Japan
No common name, Caloptilia stigmatella. From Europe (?)
No common name, Caloptilia triadicae. From China
Lilac Leafminer, Gracillaria syringella. From Europe (?)
Citrus Leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella. From Asia, 1993
Aspen Leaf Blotch Miner Moth, Phyllonorycter apparella
Spotted Tentiform Leafminer Moth, Phyllonorycter blancardella. From Europe
No common name, Porphyrosela minuta. From Southamerica

Family Hepialidae – Ghost Moths
Common Swift Moth, Korscheltellus lupulina. From Europe, recently

Family Hesperiidae – Skippers
Monk Skipper, Asbolis capucinus. From Cuba
European Skipper, Thimelicus lineola. From Europe, 1910

Family Hyblaeidae – Teak moths
Teak Defoliator Moth, Hyblaea puera. From Asia, recently

Family Lycaenidae – Blues, Coppers, Hairstreaks, Harvesters
Fulvous Hairstreak, Electrostrymon angelia. May be an introduced species. From W Indies, 1970s

Family Lyonetiidae
Laburnum Leaf Miner Moth, Leucoptera laburnella. From Europe?
No common name, Leucoptera spartifoliella. From Europe?

Family Nepticulidae
No common name, Ectoedemia argyropeza
Hypericum Pigmy, Ectoedemia septembrella. From Europe
Norway Maple Seedminer, Ectoedemia sericopeza. From Europe
No common name, Stigmella anomalella species group Two species, (S.anomalella, S. centifoliella). From Europe
No common name, Stigmella betulicola. From Europe
No common name, Stigmella microtheriella. From Europe

Family Noctuidae – Owlet Moths
Green Arches, Anaplectoides prasina. From Eurasia
Mouse Moth, Amphipyra tragopoginis. Presumably from Europe
Small Clouded Brindle, Apamea unanimis. From Europe, ca. 1991
Toadflax Brocade, Calophasia lunula. From Eurasia and N Africa
Pale Mottled Willow, Caradrina clavipalpis. From Eurasia
Mottled Rustic, Caradrina morpheus. From Eurasia
No common name, Cerapteryx graminis. From Europe
Small Ranunculus, Hecatera dysodea From Europe
Rosy Rustic, Hydraecia micacea. From Europe, early 1900s
Double Lobed Moth, Lateroligia ophiogramma. From Europe, 1989
Hops Angleshade, Niphonyx segregata. From East Asia, 1990s
Lesser Yellow Underwing, Noctua comes. From Europe, 1982
Large Yellow Underwing, Noctua pronuba. From Europe, 1978
Tawny Marbled Minor, Oligia latruncula. From Europe
Marbled Minor, Oligia strigilis. From Europe
Large Wainscot, Rhizedra lutosa. From W Europe, 1988
Sweetpotato Armyworm Moth, Spodoptera dolichos.
Small Mottled Willow Moth, Spodoptera exigua. From Southeast Asia, 1876
Ni Moth, Trichoplusia ni
No common name, Tyta luctuosa. From the Palaearctic. Introduced to control bindweed
Spanish Moth, Xanthopastis timais. From the Neotropics

Family Nolidae – Nolid Moths
Black-olive Caterpillar Moth, Garella nilotica (?)

Family Oecophoridae – Concealer Moths
No Common Name, Batia lunaris. From Europe. 1931
No Common Name, Borkhausenia nefrax. Possibly introduced
Oak-skeletonizer Moth, Carcina quercana. From Europe
Beautiful Epicallima Moth, Dafa formosella. From Europe, recently
White-shouldered House-Moth, Endrosis sarcitrella. From Europe
Sulphur Esperia Moth, Esperia sulphurella. From Europe, 1960s
Brown House Moth, Hofmannophila pseudospretella. From Asia
Himalayan Grain Moth, Martyringa xeraula.
No Common Name, Oecophora bractella. From Europe, 1960s?
Suzuki's Promolactis Moth, Promalactis suzukiella. Probably from Japan, recently

Family Pieridae – Whites, Sulphurs, Yellows
Cabbage White, Pieris rapae. From Europe, 1860s

Family Praydidae
No common name, Prays fraxinella. From Europe, 2009

Family Prodoxidae – Yucca Moths
Raspberry Bud Moth, Lampronia corticella. From Europe, 1936

Family Psychidae – Bagworm Moths
Snailcase Bagworm, Apterona helix. From Europe, 1940s
No common name, Dahlica triquetrella. From Europe, recently
No common name, Psyche casta. From Europe, before 1930s

Family Pyralidae – Pyralid Moths
Lesser Wax Moth, Achroia grisella. Probably from Europe, 1900s
Stored Grain Moth, Aglossa caprealis (?). From Eurasia
Large Tabby, Aglossa pinguinalis. From Eurasia, sometime before 1990
Bee Moth, Aphomia sociella. From Europe
Terrenella Bee Moth, Aphomia terrenella. Probably from Europe
Alligatorweed Stem Borer Moth, Arcola malloi. From South America, 1972, to control alligatorweed
Tropical Cactus Borer, Cactoblastis cactorum. From S America
Raisin moth, Cadra figulilella
Mediterranean Flour Moth, Ephestia kuehniella. From the Mediterranean
Greater Wax Moth, Galleria mellonella. Cosmopolitan, probably from Europe
Indian Meal Moth, Plodia interpunctella. From S America
No common name, Pyla fusca. From Eurasia
Meal Moth, Pyralis farinalis (?). From Eurasia
No common name, Pyralis manihotalis (?). From the tropics (?)

Family Saturniidae – Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths
Ailanthus Silkmoth, Samia cynthia. From China, late 1800s (there may be some established populations)

Family Schreckensteiniidae – Bristle-legged Moths
Blackberry Skeletonizer, Schreckensteinia festaliella. From Eurasia

Family Sesiidae – Clearwing Moths
No common name, Chamaesphecia empiformis. From Europe, 1970s , to control Euphorbia cyparissias (Cypress Spurge)
Dusky Clearwing, Paranthrene tabaniformis. From Europe
Hornet Moth, Sesia apiformis. From Europe. Before 1880s
Apple Clearwing Moth, Synanthedon myopaeformis. From Europe, recently

Family Sphingidae – Sphinx Moths
Elephant Hawk Moth, Deilephila elpenor. From the Palaearctic
Spurge Hawkmoth, Hyles euphorbiae. From Europe. Introduced to combat leafy spurge

Family Tineidae – Clothes Moths
Hawaiian Dancing Moth, Dryadaula terpsichorella . From Southeastern Polynesia. 1998
No common name, Erechthias minuscula
Yellow-headed Monopis Moth, Monopis pavlovskii. From Asia
The Cork Moth, Nemapogon cloacella. Possibly introduced
European Grain Moth, Nemapogon granella. From Europe and western Asia
No common name, Nemapogon variatella. Possibly introduced
Yellow V Moth, Oinophila v-flavum. From Europe
Banana Moth, Opogona sacchari. From Africa
Casemaking Clothes Moth, Tinea pellionella. From the Old World
Webbing Clothes Moth, Tineola bisselliella. From western Eurasia
Tapestry Moth, Trichophaga tapetzella

Family Tortricidae – Tortricid Moths
Strawberry Tortrix, Acleris comariana. From Eurasia
Maple Leaftier, Acleris forsskaleana. From Eurasia
Golden Leaf Roller, Acleris holmiana. From Eurasia, 1977
No common name, Acleris variegana. Long ago
Sulphur Knapweed Moth, Agapeta zoegana. From Europe, 1984. Introduced as biocontrol of knapweed
Apple tortrix, Archips fuscocupreana. From Japan, Korea, 1995
Large Fruit-tree Tortrix Moth, Archips podana. From Europe
Rose Tortrix Moth, Archips rosana. From the Palaearctic, before 1890
Variegated Golden Tortrix, Archips xylosteanus . From Europe, Asia, Africa
Carnation Tortrix Moth, Cacoecimorpha pronubana
Cotton Tipworm Moth, Crocidosema plebejana? Probably from the Neotropics
Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella. From Eurasia
No common name, Dichelia histrionana. From Europe? recently
Apricot moth, Ditula angustiorana
Cherry Bark Tortrix, Enarmonia formosana
European Spruce Needleminer Moth, Epinotia nanana. From Europe
Light Brown Apple Moth, Epiphyas postvittana. From Australia
No common name, Eulia ministrana. From Europe
Eurasian Hemp Moth, Grapholita delineana. From Eurasia. Probably in 1940s
Oriental Fruit Moth, Grapholita molesta. From Eurasia?
European Poplar Shoot Borer, Gypsonoma aceriana. From Europe, 1998.
Green Budworm Moth, Hedya nubiferana
No common name, Pandemis cerasana
Dark Fruit-tree Tortrix, Pandemis heparana. From Eurasia.
European Pine Shoot Moth, Rhyacionia buoliana. From Europe
Eye-spotted bud moth, Spilonota ocellana

Family Xyloryctidae - Flower Moths
Chenopodium Scythris Moth, Scythris limbella. From Europe
No common name, Scythris sinensis. From Asia, very recently

Family Yponomeutidae - Ermine Moths
Apple Fruit Moth, Argyresthia conjugella. From Europe, 1897
Cherry Fruit Moth, Argyresthia pruniella. From Europe and Asia
Diamondback Moth, Plutella xylostella. From Europe?, 1854
No common name, Swammerdamia caesiella
No common name, Yponomeuta cagnagella. From Europe
Apple Ermine Moth, Yponomeuta malinellus
Orchard Ermine Moth, Yponomeuta padella

Family Zygaenidae - Leaf Skeletonizer Moths
Euonymus Leaf Notcher, Pryeria sinica. From Asia, very recently


Order Diptera

Family Agromyzidae - Leaf Miner Flies
Alfalfa Blotch Leafminer, Agromyza frontella. From Europe
No common name, Amauromyza flavifrons. From Europe
No common name, Aulagromyza populicola. Probably introduced. From Europe, 1960s
No common name, Ophiomyia kwansonis From Japan, 2006
No common name, Phytomyza crassiseta From Europe
European Holly Leafminer, Phytomyza ilicis. From Europe
No common name, Phytomyza plantaginis From Europe

Family Anthomyiidae - Root-Maggot Flies
No common name, Anthomyia illocata From Asia, 1990s?
Seedcorn Maggot, Delia platura. Cosmopolitan, probably introduced from Europe
Cabbage Root Maggot, Delia radicum From Europe?
No common name, Hydrophoria lancifer. From Europe, 1920s

Family Asilidae - Robber Flies
No common name, Dioctria hyalipennis. From Eurasia and N. Africa
Devon Red-Legged Robberfly, Neomochtherus pallipes. From Europe, very recently

Familia Braulidae - Bee lice
Bee Louse, Braula coeca. From Europe

Family Calliphoridae - Blow Flies
No common name, Bellardia bayeri
No common name, Bellardia vulgaris. From Europe
Hairy Maggot Blow Flies, Chrysomya spp.
No common name, Pollenia angustigena. From Europe, probably introduced
No common name, Pollenia griseotomentosa. From Europe, probably introduced
No common name, Pollenia labialis. From Europe, probably introduced
No common name, Pollenia pediculata. From Europe, probably introduced
Cluster Fly, Pollenia rudis. From Europe
No common name, Pollenia vagabunda. From Europe, before 1958

Family Camillidae
No common name, Camilla sp. Probably from Europe

Family Cecidomyiidae - Gall Midges
Sorghum Midge, Contarinia sorghicola. From Africa, 1800s
Skeleton gall midge, Cystiphora schmidti. From Greece, introduced to control Chondrilla juncea
No common name, Cystiphora sonchi. From Europe, introduced to control sow-thistle
No common name, Dasineura trifolii. From Europe, 1879
Boxwood Leafminer, Monarthropalpus flavus. From Europe, 1600s?
No common name, Mycophila speyeri

Family Chironomidae - Midges
No common name, Telmatogeton japonicus. From Western Pacific, mid 20th century

Family Chloropidae - Frit Flies
No common name, Cetema elongatum. From Europe before 1999
Large Cigar Gall Fly, Lipara lucens. From Europe

Family Cryptochaetidae - Scale Parasite Flies
Cottony Cushion Scale Parasite, Cryptochaetum iceryae. From Australia, introduced to combat the cottony cushion scale, 1888 or 1889

Family Culicidae - Mosquitoes
Asian Tiger Mosquito, Aedes albopictus. From Asia, mid-1980s
Yellow Fever Mosquito, Aedes aegypti
Asian Rock Pool Mosquito, Ochlerotatus japonicus. From Japan, 1998
No common name, Ochlerotatus togoi. From Japan, likely after the 2nd World War.

Family Dolichopodidae - Longlegged Flies
No common name, Sciapus pallens.
No common name, Sciapus platypterus. From Europe
No common name, Sciapus wiedemanni. From Europe, 1931
No common name, Thambemyia borealis. From Japan

Family Drosophilidae - Vinegar Flies
No common name, Cacoxenus indagator. From Europe
No common name, Drosophila immigrans
Laboratory Fruit Fly, Drosophila melanogaster. From Africa
Spotted Wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii. From Japan, 2008
No common name, Zaprionus indianus. Originally from Africa, currently worldwide

Family Ephydridae - Shore Flies
No common name, Brachydeutera longipes. From the Palaearctic
No common name, Discomyza incurva. From Europe


Family Hippoboscidae - Louse Flies
Deer Ked, Lipoptena cervi. Probably from Europe

Family Lauxaniidae
No common name, Minettia fasciata. From Eurasia, before 1963

Family Micropezidae - Stilt-legged Flies
No common name, Micropeza corrigiolata. From Eurasia, 1993

Family Muscidae - House Flies and kin
Shoot Flies, Atherigona (2 spp.) From the Palaearctic
No common name, Brontaea humilis. From the Palaearctic
Tiger Fly, Coenosia humilis. From Europe
No common name, Coenosia tigrina
Horn fly, Haematobia irritans. From Europe, 1887
Face Fly, Musca autumnalis
House Fly, Musca domestica
No common name, Muscina pascuorum. From the Old World
No common name, Neomyia cornicina
No common name, Phaonia subventa
Stable Fly, Stomoxys calcitrans. From Eurasia and Africa, since Colonial times.

Family Oestridae - Bot Flies
Horse Stomach Bot Fly, Gasterophilus intestinalis. From Africa
Sheep Nasal Bot Fly, Oestrus ovis.

Family Opomyzidae
No common name, Geomyza balachowskyi. From Europe
Cereal Fly, Geomyza tripunctata. From Europe
No common name, Opomyza germinationis. From Europe
No common name, Opomyza petrei. From Europe. 1948

Family Phoridae - Scuttle Flies
No common name, Pseudacteon tricuspis and spp. From South America 1997, to control Solenopsis invicta (Red Imported Fire Ant)

Family Pipunculidae - Big-headed flies
No common name, Chalarus spp. Two species from the Palearctic

Family Platystomatidae - Signal Flies
No common name, Platystoma seminationis. From Europe
Boatman fly, Pogonortalis doclea. From Australia

Family Psychodidae - Moth Flies and Sand Flies
Filter Fly, Clogmia albipunctata. From the Tropics

Family Rhagionidae - Snipe Flies
Small Fleck-winged Snipe Fly, Rhagio lineola. From Europe?
No common name, Rhagio scolopaceus. From Europe, 1949
Marsh Snipe Fly, Rhagio tringarius. From Europe

Family Rhinophoridae - Woodlouse Flies
No common name, Melanophora roralis. From Europe
No common name, Stevenia deceptoria. From Europe, 2010

Family Richardiidae
No common name, Epiplatea erosa. From the Caribbean, recently (2010?)

Family Sarcophagidae - Flesh Flies
No common name, Sarcophaga melanura.

Family Sepsidae - Black Scavenger Flies
No common name, Saltella sphondylii. From Europe

Family Sphaeroceridae - Lesser Dung Flies
No common name, Coproica ferruginata. Probably from Africa
No common name, Opalimosina mirabilis
No common name, Poecilosomella angulata ?
No common name, Spelobia ochripes. From the Palaearctic

Family Stratiomyidae - Soldier flies
Green Soldier Fly, Chloromyia formosa. From Europe, 1939
Garden Soldier Fly, Exaireta spinigera. From Australia, very recently
No common name, Inopus rubriceps. From Australia, mid-1960s
No common name, Microchrysa flavicornis. Recently
No common name, Microchrysa flaviventris. From the oriental region, recently
No common name, Microchrysa polita. Recently
Twin-spot Centurion Soldier Fly, Sargus bipunctatus. From Europe

Family Syrphidae - Syrphid Flies
No common name, Cheilosia grossa. From Europe, introduced to control thistles
No common name, Eristalinus aeneus. From Europe
No common name, Eristalinus taeniops. From Africa, recently
No common name, Eristalis arbustorum. From Europe
Drone Fly, Eristalis tenax. From Europe, before 1874
No common name, Eumerus spp. From Europe (3 spp. introduced)
Lesser Bulb Fly, Eumerus funeralis. From Europe
Narcissus Bulb Fly, Merodon equestris. From Europe
No common name, Myathropa florea. From Europe, recently
No common name, Scaeva selenitica. From Europe
No common name, Syritta flaviventris. From Europe, recently
No common name, Syritta pipiens. From Europe, 1800s?

Family Tachinidae
No common name, Compsilura concinnata. From Europe, 1906 to combat the Gypsy moth
No common name, Exorista larvarum. From Europe, to combat the Gypsy moth
Winsome Fly, Istocheta aldrichi. From Asia, 1922, to control the Japanese Beetle
No common name, Triarthria setipennis. From Europe to control the European earwig Forficula auricularia
No common name, Voria ruralis.

Family Tephritidae - Fruit Flies
Mexican Fruit Fly, Anastrepha ludens. From Mexico and Central America
Caribbean Fruit Fly, Anastrepha suspensa. From the West Indies, before 1930
Olive Fruit Fly, Bactrocera oleae. From Europe, 1998
Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata. From Sub-Saharan Africa, 1929 or earlier.
Yellow Starthistle Peacock Fly, Chaetorellia australis. From Europe, 1988, to control thistles
No common name, Chaetorellia succinea. From Europe, 1996 or earlier, accidentally introduced
Bathurst Burr Seed Fly, Euaresta bullans. From South America
European Cherry Fruit Fly , Rhagoletis cerasi. From Europe
Barberry Fly, Rhagoletis meigenii. From Europe, 1956
No common name, Terellia fuscicornis. From Europe to combat thistles
No common name, Terellia ruficauda. From Europe to combat thistles
Papaya Fruit Fly, Toxotrypana curvicauda. Probably from the West Indies, 1905
No common name, Urophora affinis. From Europe, 1971, to control knapweed
No common name, Urophora cardui. From Europe, to control Canada Thistle
Brown Knapweed Gall Fly, Urophora jaceana. From Europe, to control knapweed
No common name, Urophora quadrifasciata. From Europe, 1988, to control knapweed
Yellow Starthistle Gall Fly, Urophora sirunaseva. From Europe, to control yellow Starthistle
Bull Thistle Gall Fly, Urophora stylata. From Europe, 1973, to control Bull Thistle

Family Tipulidae - Crane Flies
Marsh crane fly, Tipula oleraceae. From Europe, 1880
Common European Crane Fly, Tipula paludosa. From Europe, before 1998

Family Ulidiidae - Picture-winged Flies
No common name, Physiphora alceae. From Africa
No common name, Physiphora clausa. From Africa



Order Siphonaptera

Family Pulicidae

Dog Flea, Ctenocephalides canis. Cosmopolitan
Sticktight Flea, Echidnophaga gallinacea

Xylocopa appendiculata from East Asia
http://bugguide.net/node/view/985852/tree

Hylaeus bees to add
1) Martins, K. T., Normandin, É., & Ascher, J. S. (2017). Hylaeus communis (Hymenoptera: Colletidae), a new exotic bee for North America with generalist foraging and habitat preferences. The Canadian Entomologist, 1–14.

2) Gibbs, J. & Dathe, H.H. (2017) First record of Hylaeus (Paraprosopis) pictipes Nylander, 1852 (Hymenoptera: Colletidae) in North America

Aulagromyza populicola

Lamprolonchaea
Lamprolonchaea sp.; will add species name when the discovery paper is published.

Opomyza petrei
Opomyza petrei(1) is a European species first found in North America in 1948.

Geomyza balachowskyi
In his review of North American Opomyzidae, Vockeroth (1961) considered Geomyza balachowskyi(1) "obviously introduced." First collected in 1943.

Coproica ferruginata
According to Hungarian entomologist László Papp (2008), Coproica ferruginata(1) is probably native to Africa.

"A good part of the species are so-called synanthropic, living in man-made facilities and spread by human activity (C. ferruginata, C. hirticula, C. hirtula, C. vagans, probably also C. rufifrons). All the later species are cosmopolitan. They seem well established in Europe but as for the four above-mentioned species, we may suppose that they have an Afrotropical origin."

Papp, L. 2008. A review of the Old World Coproica Rondani, 1861 (Diptera, Sphaeroceridae), with descriptions of twelve new species. Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarum Hungaricae 54 (Suppl. 2), pp. 1–45

Heteroders amplicollis and H. falli...
should probably be removed. While they have spread via agriculture and urbanization, their presence in at least the southern/southwestern US is probably natural

Also, please note H. falli and H. exsul are both now in Conoderus.

Gelichoidea: Mompha locupletella
According to the info page, the range of Mompha locuptella(1) is "Europe; recently discovered in MA".

 
Probably not introduced
I had a hunch about this, so I asked Terry Harrison, and he agrees that (based on as yet unpublished DNA evidence) M. locupletella "would be better characterized as a Holarctic species than as a recent introduction from Europe." There seem to be several Holarctic Mompha species that have never been documented in North American literature--just not a well studied group here.

 
Aha!
With so many other American species in the same genus, it sounds likely that this one is also native. Thanks.

Lipoptena cervi
Lipoptena cervi(1) is introduced, probably from Europe.

Archips rosana
Archips rosana: "Archips rosana is native to the Palearctic. It was introduced into North America prior to 1890 where it is currently present in the Northeast and Pacific Northwest." (1)

Atomaria mesomela
here: http://bugguide.net/node/view/1252382

 
word of caution
at least a dozen congeners with reasonably well-known wide Old World distributions are also present in NA, usually based on scattered records suggestive of extensive ranges here, too.

the nearctic fauna of this genus is too poorly understood to make native-vs-adventive calls at this point; Colin Johnson, the world's leading atomariine expert, told me on multiple occasions that quite a few spp. may well be truly holarctic.

the majority of spp. now in the Guide are widely distributed in the Palaearctic.

because of their ability to spread (with various moldy plant material, i expect), we may never know which ones are non-native here.

 
yeah the same with the clickers actually
Conoderus falli and Heteroderes amplicollis should probably not be considered 'non-native'. While their distributions are spreading in disturbed areas, they are probably native to southern most USA and peninsular FL.

Phaonia subventa
Phaonia subventa.

Not supposed to be here, but the native species with similar appearance do not have two pairs of presutural acrostichal bristles.

It is common in Europe, extending into the Middle East and North Africa (all within the palearctic region).

Clogmia albipunctata
Clogmia albipunctata(1) is a cosmopolitan, synanthropic species with closest relatives in the Old World tropics.

Maladera japonica
is apparently in eastern US now:

I just added the sheep nasal bot fly, Oestrus ovis
see here

Athrips mouffetella Ten-spotted Honeysuckle Moth
I couldn't find it on previous lists.
In Ontario since 2005 per BugGuide, also Quebec, Massachusetts, Texas and Oklahoma.

Epiplatea erosa

Stevenia deceptoria
Stevenia deceptoria. The BugGuide photo from 2010 may be the first record from North America. This puzzled me for a while. I ruled out all the Tachinidae and native Rhinophoridae and decided it must be a Stevenia. Coincidentally, a paper was just published last month documenting Stevenia deceptoria seven miles from where the photo was taken.

Phytomyza plantaginis, probably
Phytomyza plantaginis(1) is probably introduced from Europe. It is a nearly cosmopolitan species, its favorite hosts are non-native Plantago species, and most populations outside Europe are parthenogenetic.

Frick, K. E. 1951. Parthenogenetic reproduction in Phytomyza plantaginis R.-D., the second reported case in the family Agromyzidae (Diptera). Science 114: 576.

ficus whitefly

Woodlouse Flies - M. roralis and P. discrepans
There is a "Remark" on the Rhinophoridae Info page which says "M. roralis and P. discrepans are not native to NA (probably introduced from Europe)". Perhaps one of the Diptera experts might take a look at this.

Triarthria setipennis
Triarthria setipennis(1), an introduced parasitoid of the introduced European earwig. I don't know when. It was in the 1965 catalog of Diptera as Bigonicheta spinipennis. It seems to be a variable species.

Osmia caeruleacens has been here a long time
Also, please delete Bombus distinguendus

Cercyon pygmaeus
Introduced from palearctic. http://bugguide.net/node/view/1102013

Boxwood Leafminer
Monarthropalpus flavus(1) is native to Europe; North America has no native boxwoods for it to mine.


 
Not in the guide
We don't have one in the guide. This list only includes specimens in the guide. Otherwise, it would be several times longer, I suspect. It would be nice to have that.
Let us keep an eye on this one if we can.

Rhagio scolopaceus

Aleochara lata
; don't know when, but now widespread in North America

Phytomyza crassiseta

Dryoxylon onoharaensis
should be spelled Dryoxylon onoharaense

Crambidae: Diatrea evanescens
Introduced into Florida from Brazil in 1914 and spread north. Migrates into Ontario. Not cold hardy.

Nepticulid
(1)

a candidate

i wonder why nobody reported

Cleopomiarus hispidulus?
According to this source, Cleopomiarus hispidulus is a European species:

Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, Volumes 19-21

I couldn't find any other sources that mentioned the native range.

Bisnius fimetarius
Palaearctic, first reported by Smetana from Newfoundland in 1965.


Black-tailed flesh fly
Sarcophaga melanura(1) (Greek for "black-tailed flesh eater") is an immigrant according to Manual of Nearctic Diptera. It does not appear under the name melanura in the 1965 catalog of Diptera. It may be more recently introduced, or previously known under a different name.

This image will move there if the contributor is satisfied with the ID:

Root maggot fly
Delia radicum, the cabbage maggot.
(1)
Original name was Musca radicum, literally "root fly", which must be the source of the name we give the family here.

Diptera: Sphaeroceridae: Opalimosina mirabilis
Opalimosina mirabilis is introduced worldwide. Its close relatives are found in temperate regions of Europe and Asia (Britain to Nepal).

Cottony Cushion Scale Parasite
Cryptochetum iceryae(1)

Mycophila speyeri (Cecidomyiidae)
Mycophila speyeri is probably not native.

Sciapus platypterus
Sciapus platypterus(1) is the third Sciapus to cross the Atlantic. S. wiedemanni is also introduced and we may have exported S. pallens to Europe in the 19th Century.

Scott Brooks at CNC, keeper of the Dolichopodidae checklist,(2) was unaware of any records of this species from the Nearctic.

Tipula dates
"Tipula paludosa was inadvertently introduced into Newfoundland as early as 1880 (Alexander 1962) and was detected in northern Nova Scotia (Cape Breton Island) in 1955 (Fox 1957, Beirne 1971). The species was later detected in 1965 on the western coast in British Columbia (Wilkinson and MacCarthy 1967) and a year later in Washington (Jackson and Campbell 1975)."

"Tipula oleracea was first reported on the North American continent in British Columbia (Vancouver) in 1998 (Costello 1998)." "Its widespread distribution suggests it may have gone undetected for a number of years (Umble and Rao 2004)."

Peck, Daniel C. et al. 2006. Detection and establishment of the European crane flies Tipula paludosa Meigen and Tipula oleracea L. (Diptera: Tipulidae) in New York: A review of their distribution, invasion history, biology, and recognition. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 108(4):985-994.

Notanisus: potentially unrecorded newcomer

Tineidae: Dryadaula terpsichorella
Dryadaula terpsichorella first reported from San Diego in 1998. Native to south-eastern Polynesia.

 
 
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