All non-avian terrestrial species recorded on Bouvet Island (Bouvetøya). There are no vascular plants on the island, nor arthropods bigger than 0.3 cm.


Terrestrial Endemics: Reports of additional species appear to be in error.

  • Bouvetiella pallida (monotypic genus) - lichen
  • Buellia bouvetii - lichen

Missing from iNat taxonomy:

  • Protereunetes minutus - mite
  • Steveacarus evansi - mite
  • Friesea tilbrooki - springtail
  • Syntrichia (Tortula) filaris [1] - moss
  • Dicranoweisia grimmiacea - moss
  • Pachyglossa dissitifolia - liverwort
  • Chlamydomonas hallenyana - green algae
  • Koliella tatrae - green algae
  • Lamprospora/Octospora miniatopsis [1, 2] - ascomycete

Missing from iNat taxonomy - Lichens: Dozens, many of uncertain taxonomy; highlights below of particularly rare/disjunct species.

  • Acarospora austroshetlandica
  • Arthopyrenia maritima
  • Bellemerea pullata
  • Buellia babingtonii [1]
  • Buellia bouvetii
  • Caloplaca johnstonii
  • Huea coralligera
  • Lecidella siplei
  • Tephromela eatoni [1]
  • Stereocaulon glabrum
  • Placopsis contortuplicata
  • Bouvetiella pallida
  • Thelenella mawsonii

Genera, not IDed to species:

  • Bryum sp. (moss)
  • Ulothrix sp. (Green Algae)
  • Klebsormidium sp. (Green Algae)

Bryophytes, general flora details

Lichens

Terrestrial Arthropods

Species-specific links: Mastodia tesselata (a marine lichen),