Checklist

Checklist Name Alien species
Description Species that have been introduced to the Antarctic and/or sub-Antarctic ecosystem as a result of human activity (including species that arrived by natural means but are alien to that biogeographical zone)
Purpose/Comments Data from Frenot, Y., Chown, S.L., Whinam, J., Selkirk, P., Convey, P., Skotnicki, M. & Bergstrom, D. (2005) Biological invasions in the Antarctic: extent, impacts and implications. Biological Reviews 80 pp. 45-72 see http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/bib/display_bib.cfm?bib_id=41321

List of 199 species sorted by kingdom to species. (View same list sorted by Family)

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Animalia

Annelida

Oligochaeta

Haplotaxida

Enchytraeidae

      Enchytraeus albidus Earthworms Henle, 1837   Earthworms   Not set
      Lumbricillus lineatus Müller     Not set
      Lumbricillus maritimus Ude     Not set

Lumbricidae

      Dendrodrilus rubidus norvegicus     Not set
      Dendrodrilus rubidus tenuis     Not set
      Eiseniella tetraedra Savigny     Not set

Naididae

      Nais elinguis Henle     Not set

Arthropoda

Arachnida

Acariformes

Acaridae

      Acarus siro Linnaeus     Not set
      Aleurobius farinae De Geer     Not set
      Glycyphagus domesticus de Geer     Not set
      Rhizoglyphus echinopus Fumouze and Robin     Not set
      Schwiebia talpa Pagenstecher     Not set
      Tyrophagus longior Schrank     Not set

Brachychthoniidae

      Liochthonius muscorum Forsslund     Not set
      Paraliochthonius piluliferus Forsslund     Not set

Cheyletidae

      Cheyletus eruditus M¿gnin     Not set

Acarina

Acaridae

      Tyrophagus putrescentiae Mite   Mite   Not set

Cheyletiellidae

      Cheyletiella parasitivorax Mite   Mite   Not set

Listrophoridae

      Listrophorus gibbus Mite   Mite   Not set

Araneae

Agelenidae

      Tegenaria domestica (Clerck)     Not set

Linyphiidae

      Leptyphantes leprosus (Ohlert)     Not set

Pholcidae

      Pholcus phalangioides (Fuesslin)     Not set

Theridiidae

      Steatoda triangulosa Fitch     Not set

Collembola

Poduromorpha

Hypogastruridae

      Ceratophysella denticulata (Bagnall, 1941)     Not set
      Ceratophysella gibbosa (Bagnall, 1940)     Not set
      Hypogastrura purpurescens Lubbock, 1868)     Not set
      Hypogastrura viatica Springtail (Tullberg, 1872)   Springtail   Not set

Symphypleona

Sminthuridae

      Bourletiella hortensis Springtail (Fitch, 1863)   Springtail   Not set
      Jeannenotia stachi (Jeannenot, 1955)     Not set

Entognatha

Collembola

Entomobryidae

      Lepidocyrtus sp. lignorum     Not set

Isotomidae

      Desoria tigrina Nicolet     Not set
      Isotomurus palustris Müller     Not set
      Parisotoma minutea Tullberg     Not set
      Parisotoma notabilis Sch¿effer     Not set

Insecta

Blattodea

Blattidae

      Blatella germanica L.     Not set

Coleoptera

Carabidae

      Oopterus soledadinus Beetle Dugdale   Beetle   Not set
      Trechisibus antarcticus Beetle Gu¿rin-M¿neville   Beetle   Not set

Ptinidae

      Ptinus tectus Beetle   Beetle   Not set

Diptera

Calliphoridae

      Calliphora vicina Robineau Desvoidy     Not set

Chironomidae

      Limnophyes minimus Meigen     Not set

Drosophilidae

      Scaptomyza sp. Linn¿     Not set

Fanniidae

      Fannia canicularis lesser housefly   lesser housefly   Not set

Muscidae

      Fucellia maritima (Haliday, 1838)     Not set

Mycetophilidae

      Mycomia bifida Tonnoir     Not set

Psychodidae

      Psychoda parthenogenetica     Not set
      Telmatoprocus albipunctatus Willirton     Not set

Scatopsidae

      Scatrope notata S¿guy     Not set

Sciaridae

      Bradysia auberti Fungus gnats   Fungus gnats   Not set
      Lycoriella caesar Winnertz     Not set
      Lycoriella solani     Not set

Sphaeroceridae

      Leptocera curvinervis Edwards     Not set

Trichoceridae

      Trichocera maculipennis Fly Linn¿   Fly   Not set
      Trichocera reguationis Fly   Fly   Not set

Homoptera

Hemiptera

      Aulacorthum circumflexum (Kaltenbach)     Not set
      Aulacorthum solani (Kaltenbach, 1843)     Not set
      Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kaltenbach)     Not set
      Jacksonia papillata (Thomas)     Not set
      Macrosiphum euphorbiae Potato Aphid Doncaster   Potato Aphid   Not set
      Myzus asalonicus Aphid (Sulzer)   Aphid   Not set
      Myzus ornatus Aphid Boieldieu   Aphid   Not set
      Myzus persicae Aphid (Linnaeus)   Aphid   Not set
      Rhopalosiphum padi Oat Aphid (Dejean)   Oat Aphid   Not set

Lepidoptera

Yponomeutidae

      Plutella xylostella Diamond-backed moth Dale   Diamond-backed moth   Not set

Psocoptera

Psoquillidae

      Rhyopsocus eclipticus Esch.     Not set

Siphonaptera

Pulicidae

      Spilopsyllus cuniculi European rabbit flea Haliday   European rabbit flea   Not set

Thysanura

Thripidae

      Apterothrips apteris Daniel     Not set

Malacostraca

Amphipoda

Talitridae

      Puhuruhuru patersoni Stephensen     Not set

Isopoda

Porcellionidae

      Porcellio scaber Latreille     Not set
      Styloniscus otakensis Chilton     Not set

Chordata

Aves

Anseriformes

Anatidae

      Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758     Not set

Passeriformes

Fringillidae

      Carduelis flammea common redpole Laing   common redpole   Not set

Sturnidae

      Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758     Not set

Mammalia

Artiodactyla

Bovidae

      Ovis aries Linnaeus, 1758     Not set
      Ovis gmelini     Not set

Cervidae

      Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758)     Not set

Carnivora

Felidae

      Felis catus Linnaeus, 1775     Not set

Lagomorpha

Leporidae

      Oryctolagus cuniculus Rabbit (Linnaeus,1758)   Rabbit   Not set

Rodentia

Muridae

      Mus musculus (Linnaeus, 1758)     Not set
      Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769)     Not set
      Rattus rattus (Linnaeus, 1758)     Not set

Osteichthyes

Salmoniformes

Salmonidae

      Oncorhynchus kisutch (Walbaum, 1792)     Not set
      Salmo alpinus Linnaeus, 1758     Not set
      Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758     Not set
      Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758     Not set
      Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814)     Not set

Mollusca

Gastropoda

Stylommatophora

Limacidae

      Deroceras agreste L.     Not set
      Deroceras panormitanum Lessona & Pollonera     Not set
      Deroceras reticulatum Müller     Not set

Platyhelminthes

Turbellaria

Tricladida

Geoplanidae

      Arthurdendyus vegrandis Free-living flatworm Winsor & Stevens, 2005   Free-living flatworm   Invasive alien
      Kontikia andersoni Free-living flatworm Jones, 1981   Free-living flatworm   Invasive alien

Plantae

Magnoliophyta

Filicopsida

Filicales

Athyriaceae

      Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Berhnardi     Not set

Liliopsida

Cyperales

Cyperaceae

      Carex aquatillis Wahlenb.     Not set
      Carex nigra (L.) Reichard     Not set

Poaceae

      Agrostis capillaris Boiss. & Reuter     Not set
      Agrostis castellana Roth (2)     Not set
      Agrostis gigantea Redtop bent L.   Redtop bent   Not set
      Agrostis stolonifera Creeping bent L.   Creeping bent   Not set
      Anthoxanthum odoratum Sweet vernal grass L.   Sweet vernal grass   Not set
      Festuca arundinacea Schreber     Not set
      Festuca rubra var. commutata L.     Not set
      Festuca rubra     Not set
      Festuca rubra var. rubra L.     Not set
      Holcus lanatus L.     Not set
      Poa annua L.     Not set
      Poa pratensis L.     Not set
      Poa trivialis L.     Not set

Juncales

Juncaceae

      Juncus acutiflorus L.     Not set
      Juncus bufonius L.     Not set
      Juncus campestris (Retz.) Lej.     Not set
      Juncus conglomeratus L.     Not set
      Juncus filiformis L.     Not set
      Luzula campestris (L.) DC.     Not set
      Luzula multiflora (Retz.) Lej.     Not set

Poales

Poaceae

      Agrostis canina L.     Not set
      Aira praecox L.     Not set
      Alopecurus geniculatus L.     Not set
      Alopecurus pratensis L.     Not set
      Arrhenatherum elatius (L.) Beauv. ex J. & C. Presl     Not set
      Arrhenatherum elatius ssp. bulbosum     Not set
      Bromus hordeaceus L.     Not set
      Dactylis glomerata (L.) P. Beauv.     Not set
      Deschampsia caespitosa (L.) P.Beauv.     Not set
      Deschampsia flexuosa (L.) Trin.     Not set
      Elymus repens Schreb     Not set
      Festuca ovina     Not set
      Gaudinia fragilis L.     Not set
      Holcus mollis L.     Not set
      Hordeum distichon L.     Not set
      Lolium multiflorum Lam.     Not set
      Lolium perenne L.     Not set
      Nardus stricta L.     Not set
      Phleum pratense L.     Not set
      Phleum pratense bertolonii L. (1)     Not set
      Poa nemoralis L.     Not set
      Poa palustris L.     Not set
      Trisetum spicatum (L.) Rich.     Not set
      Vulpia bromoides (L.) S.F. Gray     Not set

Magnoliopsida

Araliales

Apiaceae

      Anthriscus sylvestris (L.) Hoffm.     Not set

Asterales

Asteraceae

      Achillea millefolium L.     Not set
      Achillea ptarmica L.     Not set
      Alchemilla monticola Opiz     Not set
      Anthemis arvensis L.     Not set
      Anthemis cotula L.     Not set
      Bellis perennis L.     Not set
      Centauria scabiosa Baumg.     Not set
      Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert     Not set
      Chamomilla suaveolens (Pursh) Rydb.     Not set
      Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop.     Not set
      Hieraceum sp.     Not set
      Hypochoeris radicata L.     Not set
      Leontodon taraxacoides (Vill.) Merat     Not set
      Leucanthemum vulgare Lam     Not set
      Matricaria perforata Merat     Not set
      Senecio jacobaea L.     Not set
      Senecio vulgaris L.     Not set
      Tanacetum vulgare L.     Not set
      Taraxacum erythrospermum     Not set
      Taraxacum officinale     Not set

Boraginales

Boraginaceae

      Myosotis discolor Pers.     Not set

Campanulales

Campanulaceae

      Pratia repens L.     Not set

Capparales

Brassicaceae

      Barbarea verna (Miller) Ascherson     Not set
      Brassica napus L.     Not set
      Brassica oleracea (L.) Koch     Not set
      Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Med.     Not set
      Lepidium campestre (L.) R. Br.     Not set
      Raphanum raphanistrum L.     Not set
      Roripa austriaca L     Not set
      Sinapis arvensis L.     Not set

Caryophyllales

Caryophyllaceae

      Cerastium fontanum Baumg.     Not set
      Cerastium glomeratum Mouse-eared chickweed Thuill.   Mouse-eared chickweed   Not set
      Sagina procumbens L.     Not set
      Stellaria alsine (L.) Vill.     Not set
      Stellaria media (L.) Vill.     Not set

Chenopodiaceae

      Chenopodium rubrum L.     Not set

Ericales

Ericaceae

      Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull     Not set
      Empetrum rubrum L.     Not set
      Erica scoparia L     Not set
      Vaccinium vitis-idaea L.     Not set

Fabales

Fabaceae

      Lotus corniculatus L.     Not set
      Medicago sativa L     Not set
      Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pallas     Not set
      Trifolium repens L.     Not set
      Ulex minor Roth.     Not set

Hypericales

Hypericaceae

      Hypericum humifusum L.     Not set
      Hypericum sp.     Not set

Myrtales

Onagraceae

      Epilobium tetragonum L.     Not set

Oxalidales

Oxalidaceae

      Oxalis corniculata L.     Not set

Plantaginales

Plantaginaceae

      Plantago lanceolata L.     Not set

Polygonales

Polygonaceae

      Rumex acetosella Murr.     Not set
      Rumex conglomeratus L.     Not set
      Rumex crispus L.     Not set

Primulales

Primulaceae

      Anagallis arvensis L.     Not set

Ranunculales

Ranunculaceae

      Ranunculus acris L.     Not set
      Ranunculus repens L.     Not set

Rubiales

Rubiaceae

      Galium aparine L.     Not set
      Galium mollugo L.     Not set
      Galium uliginosum L.     Not set
      Sherardia arvensis L.     Not set

Scrophulariales

Scrophulariaceae

      Veronica serpyllifolia L.     Not set

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