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US Minor Outlying Islands

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  • Last modified
  • 09 February 2017
  • US Minor Outlying Islands
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  • Region: Oceania

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List of Species

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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
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaChthamalus proteus Localised Introduced Southward et al., 1998; Zabin, 2005; Zabin et al., 2007.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCoptotermes formosanus (Formosan subterranean termite) Present CABI/EPPO, 2008.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCulex quinquefasciatus (southern house mosquito) Localised Introduced Joyce, 1961.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaIcerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSimosyrphus grandicornis (common hover fly) Present Introduced Nishida and Beardsley, 2002; Hathaway and Fisher, 2010.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaTapinoma melanocephalum (ghost ant) Present Introduced Wetterer, 2009.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataLutjanus kasmira (blueline snapper) Widespread Native NoAllen, 1985.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataMus musculus (house mouse) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataOreochromis mossambicus (Mozambique tilapia) Present Introduced Froese and Pauly, 2004.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRattus norvegicus (brown rat) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaMolluscaAchatina fulica (giant African land snail) Widespread Tillier et al., 1993.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAbutilon indicum (country mallow) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAmaranthus spinosus (spiny amaranth) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBothriochloa pertusa (pitted beard grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaBrassica nigra (black mustard) Present Introduced USDA-ARS, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCaladium bicolor (heart of Jesus) Present Introduced Starr et al., 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaChloris virgata (feather finger grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyanthillium cinereum (little ironweed) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCynodon dactylon (Bermuda grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaCyperus rotundus (purple nutsedge) Present Introduced YesWagner et al., 1999.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDactyloctenium aegyptium (crowfoot grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDieffenbachia seguine (dumb cane) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria ciliaris (southern crabgrass) Present Introduced YesStarr et al., 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaDigitaria insularis (sourgrass) Present Introduced PIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEchinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEichhornia crassipes (water hyacinth) Present EPPO, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEleusine indica (goose grass) Widespread Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaErechtites hieraciifolius (American burnweed) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEugenia uniflora (Surinam cherry) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaEuphorbia tithymaloides (devil's backbone) Present Introduced
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFicus benghalensis (banyan) Present Introduced Starr et al., 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFicus benjamina (weeping fig) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaFicus microcarpa (Indian laurel tree) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLepidium virginicum (Virginian peppercress) Present Introduced USDA-ARS, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeptochloa fusca (sprangletop) Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMangifera indica (mango) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMedicago lupulina (black medick) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMedicago polymorpha (bur clover) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2013.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMelinis repens (natal redtop) Localised Introduced USDA-ARS, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMerremia tuberosa (woodrose) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMirabilis jalapa (four o'clock flower) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMomordica charantia (bitter gourd) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaMoringa oleifera (horse radish tree) Present Introduced NoPIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaNopalea cochenillifera (cochineal cactus) Present Introduced PIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum dilatatum (dallisgrass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2017.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum distichum (knotgrass) Present Häfliger and Scholz, 1980.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPaspalum urvillei (Vasey grass) Present Introduced PIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPassiflora edulis (passionfruit) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPennisetum pedicellatum (deenanath grass) Present Introduced YesGangwar and Jayan, 1986.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPluchea indica (Indian camphorweed) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPolypogon monspeliensis (annual beard grass) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2012.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRicinus communis (castor bean) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRuellia simplex (Mexican petunia) Present Introduced YesWagner et al., 1999.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaRusselia equisetiformis (firecracker plant) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced PIER, 2016.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSchinus terebinthifolius (Brazilian pepper tree) Present Introduced PROTA, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSonchus oleraceus (common sowthistle) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaUrochloa mutica (para grass) Present Introduced PIER, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaVerbena litoralis (blue vervain) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2012.

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