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

List of 199 species sorted by family. (View same list sorted by Kingdom)

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FamilyScientific NameAuthorityCommon Name StatusLink to data
Acaridae Acarus siro Linnaeus Not set    Bioregions
Acaridae Aleurobius farinae De Geer Not set    Bioregions
Acaridae Glycyphagus domesticus de Geer Not set    Bioregions
Acaridae Rhizoglyphus echinopus Fumouze and Robin Not set Observations    Bioregions
Acaridae Schwiebia talpa Pagenstecher Not set    Bioregions
Acaridae Tyrophagus longior Schrank Not set    Bioregions
Acaridae Tyrophagus putrescentiae Mite Not set Observations    Bioregions
Agelenidae Tegenaria domestica (Clerck) Not set    Bioregions
Anatidae Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus, 1758 Not set    Bioregions
Apiaceae Anthriscus sylvestris (L.) Hoffm. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Asteraceae Achillea millefolium L. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Achillea ptarmica L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Asteraceae Alchemilla monticola Opiz Not set Observations    Bioregions
Asteraceae Anthemis arvensis L. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Anthemis cotula L. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Bellis perennis L. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Centauria scabiosa Baumg. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Chamomilla recutita (L.) Rauschert Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Chamomilla suaveolens (Pursh) Rydb. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Cirsium arvense (L.) Scop. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Hieraceum sp. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Hypochoeris radicata L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Asteraceae Leontodon taraxacoides (Vill.) Merat Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Leucanthemum vulgare Lam Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Matricaria perforata Merat Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Senecio jacobaea L. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Senecio vulgaris L. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Tanacetum vulgare L. Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Taraxacum erythrospermum Not set    Bioregions
Asteraceae Taraxacum officinale Not set    Bioregions
Athyriaceae Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Berhnardi Not set    Bioregions
Blattidae Blatella germanica L. Not set    Bioregions
Boraginaceae Myosotis discolor Pers. Not set    Bioregions
Bovidae Ovis aries Linnaeus, 1758 Not set    Bioregions
Bovidae Ovis gmelini Not set    Bioregions
Brachychthoniidae Liochthonius muscorum Forsslund Not set    Bioregions
Brachychthoniidae Paraliochthonius piluliferus Forsslund Not set    Bioregions
Brassicaceae Barbarea verna (Miller) Ascherson Not set    Bioregions
Brassicaceae Brassica napus L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Brassicaceae Brassica oleracea (L.) Koch Not set    Bioregions
Brassicaceae Capsella bursa-pastoris (L.) Med. Not set    Bioregions
Brassicaceae Lepidium campestre (L.) R. Br. Not set    Bioregions
Brassicaceae Raphanum raphanistrum L. Not set    Bioregions
Brassicaceae Roripa austriaca L Not set    Bioregions
Brassicaceae Sinapis arvensis L. Not set    Bioregions
Calliphoridae Calliphora vicina Robineau Desvoidy Not set    Bioregions
Campanulaceae Pratia repens L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Carabidae Oopterus soledadinus Dugdale Beetle Not set Observations    Bioregions
Carabidae Trechisibus antarcticus Gu¿rin-M¿neville Beetle Not set Observations    Bioregions
Caryophyllaceae Cerastium fontanum Baumg. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Caryophyllaceae Cerastium glomeratum Thuill. Mouse-eared chickweed Not set    Bioregions
Caryophyllaceae Sagina procumbens L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Caryophyllaceae Stellaria alsine (L.) Vill. Not set    Bioregions
Caryophyllaceae Stellaria media (L.) Vill. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Cervidae Rangifer tarandus (Linnaeus, 1758) Not set    Bioregions
Chenopodiaceae Chenopodium rubrum L. Not set    Bioregions
Cheyletidae Cheyletus eruditus M¿gnin Not set    Bioregions
Cheyletiellidae Cheyletiella parasitivorax Mite Not set Observations    Bioregions
Chironomidae Limnophyes minimus Meigen Not set    Bioregions
Cyperaceae Carex aquatillis Wahlenb. Not set    Bioregions
Cyperaceae Carex nigra (L.) Reichard Not set Observations    Bioregions
Drosophilidae Scaptomyza sp. Linn¿ Not set    Bioregions
Enchytraeidae Enchytraeus albidus Henle, 1837 Earthworms Not set Observations    Bioregions
Enchytraeidae Lumbricillus lineatus Müller Not set    Bioregions
Enchytraeidae Lumbricillus maritimus Ude Not set    Bioregions
Entomobryidae Lepidocyrtus sp. lignorum Not set    Bioregions
Ericaceae Calluna vulgaris (L.) Hull Not set    Bioregions
Ericaceae Empetrum rubrum L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Ericaceae Erica scoparia L Not set    Bioregions
Ericaceae Vaccinium vitis-idaea L. Not set    Bioregions
Fabaceae Lotus corniculatus L. Not set    Bioregions
Fabaceae Medicago sativa L Not set    Bioregions
Fabaceae Melilotus officinalis (L.) Pallas Not set    Bioregions
Fabaceae Trifolium repens L. Not set    Bioregions
Fabaceae Ulex minor Roth. Not set    Bioregions
Fanniidae Fannia canicularis lesser housefly Not set Observations    Bioregions
Felidae Felis catus Linnaeus, 1775 Not set    Bioregions
Fringillidae Carduelis flammea Laing common redpole Not set    Bioregions
Geoplanidae Arthurdendyus vegrandis Winsor & Stevens, 2005 Free-living flatworm Invasive alien Observations
Geoplanidae Kontikia andersoni Jones, 1981 Free-living flatworm Invasive alien Observations
Hemiptera Aulacorthum circumflexum (Kaltenbach) Not set    Bioregions
Hemiptera Aulacorthum solani (Kaltenbach, 1843) Not set    Bioregions
Hemiptera Brachycaudus helichrysi (Kaltenbach) Not set    Bioregions
Hemiptera Jacksonia papillata (Thomas) Not set    Bioregions
Hemiptera Macrosiphum euphorbiae Doncaster Potato Aphid Not set Observations    Bioregions
Hemiptera Myzus asalonicus (Sulzer) Aphid Not set Observations    Bioregions
Hemiptera Myzus ornatus Boieldieu Aphid Not set    Bioregions
Hemiptera Myzus persicae (Linnaeus) Aphid Not set    Bioregions
Hemiptera Rhopalosiphum padi (Dejean) Oat Aphid Not set Observations    Bioregions
Hypericaceae Hypericum humifusum L. Not set    Bioregions
Hypericaceae Hypericum sp. Not set    Bioregions
Hypogastruridae Ceratophysella denticulata (Bagnall, 1941) Not set    Bioregions
Hypogastruridae Ceratophysella gibbosa (Bagnall, 1940) Not set    Bioregions
Hypogastruridae Hypogastrura purpurescens Lubbock, 1868) Not set    Bioregions
Hypogastruridae Hypogastrura viatica (Tullberg, 1872) Springtail Not set Observations    Bioregions
Isotomidae Desoria tigrina Nicolet Not set    Bioregions
Isotomidae Isotomurus palustris Müller Not set    Bioregions
Isotomidae Parisotoma minutea Tullberg Not set    Bioregions
Isotomidae Parisotoma notabilis Sch¿effer Not set    Bioregions
Juncaceae Juncus acutiflorus L. Not set    Bioregions
Juncaceae Juncus bufonius L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Juncaceae Juncus campestris (Retz.) Lej. Not set    Bioregions
Juncaceae Juncus conglomeratus L. Not set    Bioregions
Juncaceae Juncus filiformis L. Not set    Bioregions
Juncaceae Luzula campestris (L.) DC. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Juncaceae Luzula multiflora (Retz.) Lej. Not set    Bioregions
Leporidae Oryctolagus cuniculus (Linnaeus,1758) Rabbit Not set    Bioregions
Limacidae Deroceras agreste L. Not set    Bioregions
Limacidae Deroceras panormitanum Lessona & Pollonera Not set    Bioregions
Limacidae Deroceras reticulatum Müller Not set    Bioregions
Linyphiidae Leptyphantes leprosus (Ohlert) Not set    Bioregions
Listrophoridae Listrophorus gibbus Mite Not set Observations    Bioregions
Lumbricidae Dendrodrilus rubidus tenuis Not set    Bioregions
Lumbricidae Dendrodrilus rubidus norvegicus Not set    Bioregions
Lumbricidae Eiseniella tetraedra Savigny Not set    Bioregions
Muridae Mus musculus (Linnaeus, 1758) Not set    Bioregions
Muridae Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769) Not set    Bioregions
Muridae Rattus rattus (Linnaeus, 1758) Not set    Bioregions
Muscidae Fucellia maritima (Haliday, 1838) Not set    Bioregions
Mycetophilidae Mycomia bifida Tonnoir Not set    Bioregions
Naididae Nais elinguis Henle Not set    Bioregions
Onagraceae Epilobium tetragonum L. Not set    Bioregions
Oxalidaceae Oxalis corniculata L. Not set    Bioregions
Pholcidae Pholcus phalangioides (Fuesslin) Not set    Bioregions
Plantaginaceae Plantago lanceolata L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Poaceae Agrostis canina L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Agrostis capillaris Boiss. & Reuter Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Agrostis castellana Roth (2) Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Agrostis gigantea L. Redtop bent Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Agrostis stolonifera L. Creeping bent Not set Observations    Bioregions
Poaceae Aira praecox L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Alopecurus geniculatus L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Alopecurus pratensis L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Anthoxanthum odoratum L. Sweet vernal grass Not set Observations    Bioregions
Poaceae Arrhenatherum elatius ssp. bulbosum Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Arrhenatherum elatius (L.) Beauv. ex J. & C. Presl Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Bromus hordeaceus L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Dactylis glomerata (L.) P. Beauv. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Deschampsia caespitosa (L.) P.Beauv. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Poaceae Deschampsia flexuosa (L.) Trin. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Elymus repens Schreb Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Festuca arundinacea Schreber Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Festuca ovina Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Festuca rubra Not set Observations    Bioregions
Poaceae Festuca rubra var. rubra L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Festuca rubra var. commutata L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Gaudinia fragilis L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Holcus lanatus L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Poaceae Holcus mollis L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Hordeum distichon L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Lolium multiflorum Lam. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Lolium perenne L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Nardus stricta L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Phleum pratense L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Phleum pratense bertolonii L. (1) Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Poa annua L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Poaceae Poa nemoralis L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Poa palustris L. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Poa pratensis L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Poaceae Poa trivialis L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Poaceae Trisetum spicatum (L.) Rich. Not set    Bioregions
Poaceae Vulpia bromoides (L.) S.F. Gray Not set    Bioregions
Polygonaceae Rumex acetosella Murr. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Polygonaceae Rumex conglomeratus L. Not set    Bioregions
Polygonaceae Rumex crispus L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Porcellionidae Porcellio scaber Latreille Not set    Bioregions
Porcellionidae Styloniscus otakensis Chilton Not set    Bioregions
Primulaceae Anagallis arvensis L. Not set    Bioregions
Psoquillidae Rhyopsocus eclipticus Esch. Not set    Bioregions
Psychodidae Psychoda parthenogenetica Not set Observations    Bioregions
Psychodidae Telmatoprocus albipunctatus Willirton Not set    Bioregions
Ptinidae Ptinus tectus Beetle Not set Observations    Bioregions
Pulicidae Spilopsyllus cuniculi Haliday European rabbit flea Not set Observations    Bioregions
Ranunculaceae Ranunculus acris L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Ranunculaceae Ranunculus repens L. Not set Observations    Bioregions
Rubiaceae Galium aparine L. Not set    Bioregions
Rubiaceae Galium mollugo L. Not set    Bioregions
Rubiaceae Galium uliginosum L. Not set    Bioregions
Rubiaceae Sherardia arvensis L. Not set    Bioregions
Salmonidae Oncorhynchus kisutch (Walbaum, 1792) Not set    Bioregions
Salmonidae Salmo alpinus Linnaeus, 1758 Not set    Bioregions
Salmonidae Salmo salar Linnaeus, 1758 Not set    Bioregions
Salmonidae Salmo trutta Linnaeus, 1758 Not set    Bioregions
Salmonidae Salvelinus fontinalis (Mitchill, 1814) Not set    Bioregions
Scatopsidae Scatrope notata S¿guy Not set    Bioregions
Sciaridae Bradysia auberti Fungus gnats Not set Observations    Bioregions
Sciaridae Lycoriella caesar Winnertz Not set    Bioregions
Sciaridae Lycoriella solani Not set    Bioregions
Scrophulariaceae Veronica serpyllifolia L. Not set    Bioregions
Sminthuridae Bourletiella hortensis (Fitch, 1863) Springtail Not set Observations    Bioregions
Sminthuridae Jeannenotia stachi (Jeannenot, 1955) Not set    Bioregions
Sphaeroceridae Leptocera curvinervis Edwards Not set    Bioregions
Sturnidae Sturnus vulgaris Linnaeus, 1758 Not set    Bioregions
Talitridae Puhuruhuru patersoni Stephensen Not set    Bioregions
Theridiidae Steatoda triangulosa Fitch Not set    Bioregions
Thripidae Apterothrips apteris Daniel Not set    Bioregions
Trichoceridae Trichocera maculipennis Linn¿ Fly Not set    Bioregions
Trichoceridae Trichocera reguationis Fly Not set    Bioregions
Yponomeutidae Plutella xylostella Dale Diamond-backed moth Not set Observations    Bioregions

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