Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

Biosecurity threats

Species that could pose significant human health and biosecurity risks if they established in New Zealand.

Subfamily Genus Border status
Subfamily Anophelinae Anopheles (Celia) annulipes Not wanted
Subfamily Culicinae Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti
(yellow fever mosquito)
Aedes (Stegomyia) albopictus
Asian tiger mosquito
Aedes (Stegomyia) polynesiensis Intercepted
Culex (Culex) annulirostris Intercepted
Culex (Culex) australicus Intercepted
Culex (Culex) gelidus Intercepted
Culex (Culex) pipiens pallens Intercepted
Ochlerotatus (Finlaya) japonicus
Japanese rockpool mosquito
Ochlerotatus (Ochlerotatus) vigilax Intercepted
Tripteroides (Polylepidomyia) tasmaniensis Intercepted