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    Details of this species in Kerguelen Is. (sub-Antarctic)
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Established
    Source: Chapuis et al., 1994
    Arrival Date: 19 century
    Introduction: Unintentional (accidentally)
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    Ecosystem change: Mus musculus can have a significant impact on the invertebrate community and on the functioning of the entire trophic network (Le Roux et al, 2002). However, M. musculus could also have a positive effect on the control of the exotic beetle, Oopterus soledadinus, which also threatens arthropod species such as the endemic wingless fly Anatalanta aptera.
    Last Modified: 24/04/2008 1:56:22 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland