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Coridromius chenopoderis
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Miridae
Coridromius chenopoderis has the widest range of host plants from the genus Coridromius. It hosts at least 17 plant species in the Chenopodiaceae (chenopods). Which are flowering plants such as spinach, beets, goosefoot, or mangel-wurzel.
African Cluster Bug
Agonoscelis puberula
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Pentatomidae
Thyme, flax, coffee tree, and the invasive weed, horehound.
Argentine ant
Linepithema humile
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Asian Citrus Psyllid
Diaphorina citri
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Psyllidae
The host range of Diaphorina citri includes 25 genera in the family Rutaceae, although not all of those species are good hosts. The most common or preferred hosts are in the genera Citropsis (cherry oranges), Citrus (lemon, lime, orange, grapefruit, kumquats etc.) and Murraya (curry, orange jasmine and jessamine). In Texas, we are most concerned about the threat to Citrus plants both in our backyards and those used for commercial production.
Asian longhorned beetle
Anoplophora glabripennis
Class: Insecta
Order: Coleoptera
Family: Cerambycidae
Most hardwood trees.
Complete host list - provided by USDA-APHIS
Asian Tiger mosquito
Aedes albopictus
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Culicidae
Bean Plataspid
Megacopta cribraria
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Plataspidae
Soy beans, kudzu, and other leguminous crops
Beet Leafhopper
Circulifer tenellus
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Cicadellidae
Beets, tomato, chile plants
Black Webspinner
Oligotoma nigra
Class: Insecta
Order: Embiidina
Family: Oligotomidae
Lichens and moss
Brown Dog Tick
Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Class: Arachnida
Order: Ixodida
Family: Ixodidae
Rhipicephalus sanguineus parasitizes dogs and other available mammals depending on the region.

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