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Mediterranean Fruit Fly
More information on the distribution, identification and management of the Mediterranean fruit fly is available here.
The newly introduced whitefly attacks a number of ficus trees commonly used for landscaping. More information on the identification and management of this species can be found here.
Red Palm Mite
More information on the identification and control of this newly-discovered invader can be found here.
Did You Know?
Over forty species of mammals inhabit Everglades National Park. Though they often utilize drier habitats, many are also adapted to the semi-aquatic habitats of the Everglades. White-tailed Deer can often be seen wading through the sawgrass prairies.