Invasive Species Compendium

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Marquesas

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  • 09 February 2017
  • Marquesas
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  • Region: Oceania
  • Climates: Tropical

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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
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaAnoplolepis gracilipes (yellow crazy ant) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaCrocidosema plebejana (cotton tipworm) Present Introduced Meyrick , 1934; Clarke , 1986.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaParatrechina longicornis (crazy ant) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaSpodoptera litura (taro caterpillar) Present IIE, 1993.
EukaryotaMetazoaArthropodaXyleborus perforans (island pinhole borer) Present Introduced YesUK CAB International, 1973.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataAcridotheres tristis (common myna) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataBos taurus (cattle) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCanis lupus familiaris (dogs) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataCapra hircus (goats) Present Introduced ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataColumba livia (pigeons) Present Native ISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRattus norvegicus (brown rat) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaMetazoaChordataRattus rattus (black rat) Present Introduced YesISSG, 2011.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAbrus precatorius (rosary pea) Present Introduced Wagner and Lorence, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAnethum graveolens (dill) Present only in captivity/cultivation Introduced Wagner and Lorence, 2015.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaAnnona muricata (soursop) Present Introduced Wagner and Lorence, 2014.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaLeucaena leucocephala (leucaena) Present Introduced YesBinggeli, 1997; ILDIS, 2007.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaPsidium guajava (guava) Present Introduced YesInstitute of Pacific Islands Forestry, 2002.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSagittaria latifolia (broadleaf arrowhead) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2011.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSetaria verticillata (bristly foxtail) Present Introduced YesPIER, 2008.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSpathodea campanulata (African tulip tree) Present Introduced Englberger, 2009.
EukaryotaPlantaeSpermatophytaSyzygium cumini (black plum) Present CABI, 2005.

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