Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Datasheet

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Toolbox

Datasheet

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 09 February 2017
  • South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • General data
  • Climates: Temperate

Don't need the entire report?

Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.

Generate report

List of Species

Top of page

The table lists the species recorded in the Compendium for this region (from the full species datasheets). It includes species that are invasive in this region, those for which there is no data on invasive status, and also species that are not invasive in the region but are reported as invasive elsewhere. This summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the distribution record. For further information, please follow the link to the datasheet.

DomainKingdomPhylumSpeciesDistributionOriginInvasiveReferences
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaPheidole megacephala (big-headed ant) Present Introduced YesSmith, 1879.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBubulcus ibis (cattle egret) Present Introduced NoISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMus musculus (house mouse) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRattus norvegicus (brown rat) Unconfirmed record Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataTyto alba (Barn owl) Present, few occurrences Native NoBruce, 1999.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAgrostis capillaris (common bent) Present Introduced YesVarnham, 2006.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPhleum pratense (timothy grass) Present Introduced Kew, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPoa pratensis (smooth meadow-grass) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRumex acetosella (sheep's sorrel) Present Introduced ISSG, 2013; GBIF, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeStreptophytaCampylopus introflexus Present Native Longton and Holdgate, 1979; Ochyra et al., 2002.

List of Species CSV Output

Top of page

Generate a spreadsheet of the List of Species which also includes records from basic datasheets.

Basic datasheets include data mined from various sources (including the CAB Abstracts database and selected invasive species databases). Further confirmation of distribution status should be sought before use.

Download CSV file