Norfolk Island Quarantine Survey 2012-2014 – a Comprehensive Assessment of an Isolated Subtropical Island

G V Maynard, B J Lepschi, S F Malfroy


A survey of Norfolk Island, Australia was carried out during 2012-2014 to develop a baseline of information on plant pests, and diseases and parasites of domestic animals for biosecurity purposes. The Norfolk Island Quarantine Survey covered introduced vascular plants, invertebrate pests of plants and animals; plant pathogens; pests and diseases of bees, and diseases and parasites of domestic animals. 1747 species were recorded across all organism groups during the course of the survey, of which 658 are newly recorded for Norfolk Island. Details of all organisms recorded during the survey are presented, along with a bibliography of plants and animals of Norfolk Island, with particular reference to introduced taxa.

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