Aspidontus taeniatus was reported from 34 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 31 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 3 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Pacific Ocean: Cocos-Keeling Islands (Ref. 9399) and Christmas Island (Ref. 30874) in the eastern Indian Ocean to the Line, Marquesan, and Tuamoto islands, north to southern Japan, south to New South Wales; throughout Micronesia.
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Table 1: Present in 31 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 1602
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Oceania Fiji FJI native 10708
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 28618
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1602
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1602
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 28618
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 28618
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534

Table 2: Possible in 3 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Jordan JOR questionable 58021
Asia Maldives MDV questionable 11303
Africa Mauritius MUS questionable 5503

Table 4: Reported from 34 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Oceania American Samoa ASM native 592
Asia Andaman Is. ANI native 87596
Oceania Australia AUS native 2334
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 1602
Asia China CHN native 57879
Asia Christmas I. CXR native 30874
Asia Cocos Is. (Keel) CCK native 9399
Oceania Cook Is. COK native 34027
Africa Egypt EGY native 87788
Oceania Fiji FJI native 10708
Oceania French Polynesia PYF native 28618
Oceania Guam GUM native 35721
Asia Indonesia IDN native 1602
Asia Japan JPN native 559
Asia Jordan JOR questionable 58021
Oceania Kiribati KIR native 1602
Asia Maldives MDV questionable 11303
Oceania Marquesas Is. MQS native 1602
Oceania Marshall Is. MHL native 1602
Africa Mauritius MUS questionable 5503
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 11897
Oceania North Marianas MNP native 1602
Asia Oman OMN native 11441
Oceania Palau PLW native 28618
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6771
Asia Philippines PHL native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 592
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU native 28618
Asia Taiwan TWN native 5193
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Oceania Tonga TON native 53797
Oceania Tuamotu Is. TUA native 1602
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 58534
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European Union's Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 226874

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