Ecological effects and management of invasive alien Vespidae

  title={Ecological effects and management of invasive alien Vespidae},
  author={Jacqueline R Beggs and Eckehard G. Brockerhoff and Juan C. Corley and Marc Kenis and Mait{\'e} Masciocchi and Franck Muller and Quentin Rome and Claire Villemant},
Insect species associated with human goods continue to be accidentally introduced into new locations. A small proportion of these introduced species become invasive, causing a range of impacts in the receiving community. It is therefore important to evaluate the patterns of which species become invasive and which strategies are most successful in managing them. This review assesses the distribution, abundance, impact and management of the invasive Vespidae worldwide. We identified 34 vespid… CONTINUE READING