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Oryctes rhinoceros
(Solanaceae)

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Species description or overview

Oryctes rhinoceros description and ecology from GISD (ISSG)
A species description and information about the ecology of Oryctes rhinoceros as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Taxonomy & nomenclature

GRIN nomenclature info for Oryctes rhinoceros
Nomenclatural information about Oryctes rhinoceros is provided by USDA/ARS/NGRP/GRIN.

Oryctes rhinoceros information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Oryctes rhinoceros, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.

IPNI nomenclature info for Oryctes rhinoceros
Nomenclatural information about Oryctes rhinoceros is provided by The International Plant Names Index (IPNI).


Impacts

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.

Oryctes rhinoceros impact information from GISD (ISSG)
Impact information regarding Oryctes rhinoceros as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Control methods

Oryctes rhinoceros management information from GISD (ISSG)
Management information for Oryctes rhinoceros as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Distribution

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy (2000) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
The status of invasive plants, vertebrates, arthropods, molluscs, and crustaceans, and options for a regional invasive species strategy for the South Pacific are presented in this series of articles from the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme, 2000.

Oryctes rhinoceros worldwide distribution from GISD (ISSG)
Worldwide distribution information about Oryctes rhinoceros is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


In the news

Volunteers take on rhino beetle (Guam)
To combat the rhino beetle, rotting logs, discarded construction materials and other wood products were collected for composting (Pacific Daily News, 11/19/2007)


Full-text articles

Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy
South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP). Sherley, Greg (ed.) . 2000. Invasive species in the Pacific: A technical review and draft regional strategy. Apia, Samoa: South Pacific Regional Environment Programme. ISBN: 982-04-0214-X.


Experts

Oryctes rhinoceros contacts from GISD (ISSG)
Contact information for experts on Oryctes rhinoceros as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


Other resources

Oryctes rhinoceros references from GISD (ISSG)
References regarding Oryctes rhinoceros as an invasive species is provided from the Global Invasive Species Database (GISD). GISD was created and is maintained by IUCN's Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG).


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