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Table 1 Status of Aedes albopictus in the 17 South Pacific island countries and territories

From: Distribution of Aedes albopictus (Diptera, Culicidae) in southwestern Pacific countries, with a first report from the Kingdom of Tonga

Countries and Territories Status of Aedes albopictus References
Cook Islands Absent (data from 2007) IPNC reports
Fiji Present Laille et al. 1990
French Polynesia (Tahiti) Absent ILM data
Kiribati Unknown -
Nauru Unknown -
New Caledonia Absent IPNC reports
Niue Unknown -
Papua New Guinea Present Cooper et al. 1994
Pitcairn Unknown -
American Samoa Absent (data from 2004) Lambdin et al. 2009
Western Samoa Unkown -
Solomon Islands Present Elliott, 1980
Tokelau Unknown -
Tonga Present This study
Tuvalu Unknown -
Vanuatu Presence suspected Chang Moh Seng, pers. com.
Wallis and Futuna Absent (data from 2007) IPNC reports
  1. Countries and territories where Ae. albopictus is present are in bold.