List of invasive species in Australia

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This is a list of some of the more notable invasive species in Australia.

Species[edit]

Plants[edit]

The Australian Weeds Committee maintain a noxious weeds list covering all the states and territories.[1]

Animals[edit]

Arthropods[edit]

Insects[edit]

Mollusks[edit]

Native to the Mediterranean regions, more than one species of white snail is now quite common in Kadina and elsewhere in South Australia. This image shows many Theba pisana, and a number of smaller and more pointed Cochlicella acuta aestivating on a fence post.

Chordates[edit]

Fish (Freshwater)[edit]

Reptiles & Amphibians[edit]
Birds[edit]
Mammals[edit]

Echinoderms[edit]

Fungi and pathogens[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Noxious Weed List for Australian States and Territories". Australian Weeds Committee. June 2012. Retrieved 17 February 2013. 
  2. ^ Acacia farnesiana . Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Noxious weed list for Australian states and territories. Australian Weeds Committee, September 2005. Retrieved on 2008-12-01.
  4. ^ Andropogon virginicus alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  5. ^ Ardisia elliptica alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  6. ^ Berberis thunbergii alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  7. ^ Brassica tournefortii alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  8. ^ Bromus rubens alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  9. ^ Rubber vine in Queensland
  10. ^ Invasive Plants. Sustainable Gardening Australia. Retrieved on 2009-05-20.
  11. ^ Cotton whitefly distribution. Pests and Diseases Image Library. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  12. ^ Solenopsis invicta alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  13. ^ http://digital.library.adelaide.edu.au/dspace/handle/2440/22127
  14. ^ Anderson, Alan; M. Blum; T. Jones (16 June 1991). "Venom Alkaloids in Monomorium "rothsteini" Forel Repel Other Ants: Is This the Secret to Success by Monomorium in Australian Ant Communities?". Oecologica 88 (2): 157–160. doi:10.1007/bf00320805. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  15. ^ Common white snail or Mediterranean white snail
  16. ^ The population dynamics of the mediterranean snails Cernuella virgata, Cochlicella acuta (Hygromiidae) and Theba pisana (Helicidae) in pasture–cereal rotations in South Australia. (Abstract). CSIRO Publishing. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  17. ^ Helicidae and Hygromiidae as Pests in Cereal Crops and Pastures in Southern Australia. In Baker, G.M. Molluscs as Crop Pests CABI, 2002.. p.193.
  18. ^ Musculista senhousia species summary. National Introduced Marine Pest Information System. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
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  20. ^ Carassius auratus alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  21. ^ Common carp. Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre of Australia. Retrieved on 2008-12-04.
  22. ^ Noxious fish species in Queensland. Queensland Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries. Retrieved on 2008-12-04.
  23. ^ Oriental weatherloach. Waterwatch Victoria. Retrieved on 2008-12-04.
  24. ^ Oncorhynchus mykiss alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  25. ^ Economic and environmental impacts caused by tilapia. Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre of Australia. Retrieved on 2008-12-04.
  26. ^ Perca fluviatilis alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  27. ^ Salmo trutta alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  28. ^ a b c d e f g Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre of Australia. Retrieved on 2008-12-01.
  29. ^ The feral cane toad. Invasive Species Fact Sheet. Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Australian Government. Retrieved on 2008-12-01.
  30. ^ http://www.qm.qld.gov.au/inquiry/factsheets/asian_house_geckos_20080709.pdf
  31. ^ Acridotheres tristis alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  32. ^ Columba livia alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  33. ^ Passer domesticus alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  34. ^ Extent and impact of selected ecologicallysignificant invasive species. Australian Government Natural Resource Management Team. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  35. ^ a b c d Feral.org.au. Pest Animal Control CRC (Australia). Retrieved on 2008-12-01.
  36. ^ The feral water buffalo. Invasive Species Fact Sheet. Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Australian Government. Retrieved on 2008-12-01.
  37. ^ The feral camel. Invasive Species Fact Sheet. Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Australian Government. Retrieved on 2008-12-01.
  38. ^ Feral horse and feral donkey. Invasive Species Fact Sheet. Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Australian Government. Retrieved on 2008-12-01.
  39. ^ Rattus exulans alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  40. ^ Rattus norvegicus alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  41. ^ Rattus rattus alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  42. ^ European red fox. Invasive Species Fact Sheet. Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, Australian Government. Retrieved on 2008-12-01.
  43. ^ Asterias amurensis alien range. Global Invasive Species Database. Retrieved on 2009-04-09.
  44. ^ Amphibian Chytrid Fungus Disease. Australian Government Department of Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts, 2004. Retrieved on 2008-12-01.

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