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Oopterus soledadinus is found in the cold temperate regions of the southern hemisphere. Introduced to the island of South Georgia and the Kerguelen Islands, the expansion of this polyphagous predator poses a major threat to the indigenous arthropods of these islands.

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Compiler: Comité français de l'UICN (IUCN French Committee) & IUCN SSC Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG)

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Publication date: 2010-07-30

Recommended citation: Global Invasive Species Database (2021) Species profile: Oopterus soledadinus. Downloaded from http://www.iucngisd.org/gisd/speciesname/Oopterus+soledadinus on 07-12-2021.

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FRENCH SOUTHERN TERRITORIES
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[2] Competition
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[2] Environmental Ecosystem - Habitat
  • [2] Reduction in native biodiversity
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Bibliography
8 references found for Oopterus soledadinus

Management information
Varnham, K. 2006. Non-native species in UK Overseas Territories: a review. JNCC Report 372. Peterborough: United Kingdom.
Summary: This database compiles information on alien species from British Overseas Territories.
Available from: http://www.jncc.gov.uk/page-3660 [Accessed 10 November 2009]
General information
Chevrier, M., Vernon, P., & Frenot, Y. 1997. Potential effects of two alien insects on a sub-Antarctic wingless fly in the Kerguelen islands. In Antarctic communities: species, structure and survival. (eds B. Battaglia, J. Valencia & D.W.H. Walton), pp. 424-431. Cambridge University Press.
Summary: Cet article d�crit l histoire de l invasion de Kerguelen par deux insectes exotiques et d�taille leurs impacts potentiels sur une esp�ce indig�ne de mouche apt�re.
Darlington, P.J. 1970. Coleoptera : Carabidae of South Georgia. Pacific insects Monograph, 23, 234
Frenot, Yves, Steven L. Chown, Jennie Whinam, Patricia M. Selkirk, Peter Convey, Mary Skotnicki and Dana M. Bergstrom, 2005. Biological invasions in the Antarctic: extent, impacts and implications. Biol. Rev. (2005), 80, pp. 45�72.
Johns, P.M. 1974. Arthropoda of the Sud-Antarctic Islands of New Zealand. I. Coleoptera : Carabidae. Southern New Zealand. Patagonian and Falkland Islands insular Carabidae. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand , 4, 283-302
Lebouvier, M., Lambret, P. & Vernon, P., 2005 : The alien beetle Oopterus soledadinus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) in the Kerguelen Islands: a major threat to native invertebrate communities. IXth SCAR International Biology Symposium, Curitiba, Brazil, 25-29/07/2005. Poster.
UniProt Taxonomy., 2008. Genus Oopterus
Summary: Available from: http://beta.uniprot.org/taxonomy/63856 [Accessed 11 March 2008]
WikiSpecies, 2010. Oopterus soledadinus
Summary: Available from: http://species.wikimedia.org/wiki/Oopterus_soledadinus [Accessed 30 July 2010]
Contact
The following 1 contacts offer information an advice on Oopterus soledadinus
Lebouvier,
Marc
Geographic region: Antarctic
Ecosystem: Terrestrial
Organization:
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Address:
UMR 6553 Ecobio, CNRS - Universit� de Rennes 1 Station Biologique 35380 Paimpont
Phone:
02.99.61.81.75
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Recommended citation
(2021). Oopterus soledadinus. IUCN Environmental Impact Classification for Alien Taxa (EICAT).