Science Olympiad

Orkin is a proud sponsor of the Invasive Species event for the 2016 Science Olympiad’s Divisions B and C. If your team is preparing for the Invasive Species event, use the resources below to learn more about invasive invertebrate species.

Invasive Invertebrate Species

The following species will be included in the 2016 Science Olympiad’s Invasive Species event. Visit each species’ page to build your knowledge on its anatomy, habitat, diet, behavior and much more!

Additional Resources

The United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Library contains more resources about other invasive species. Visit the links below to learn more about them.

Aquatic Species

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Invasive aquatic species include those that have adapted to living in, on or next to water.

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Plants

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Invasive plants – including trees, vines, mosses and shrubs – are able to spread and thrive outside their native range.

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Microbes

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Invasive microbes, which include bacteria, fungi and viruses, are usually single-celled and too small for the unaided eye to see.
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