Southern California Sees the Highest Number of Non-native Insect and Arachnid Pests

The phylum Arthropoda is composed of insects, arachnids, centipedes, crustaceans, and other invertebrate organisms. Arthropods rely on resources within their native habitats in order to survive, but a small minority of arthropod species are capable of thriving in a variety of ecological conditions well outside of their native range. Ants, beetles, and cockroaches are just […]