Stolephorus insularis was reported from 31 countries/islands


Table 1: the species is currently present in 26 of them (endemic, native, introduced);
Table 2: possible in 5 of them (stray, questionable);
Table 3: absent from 0 of them (extirpated, not established, misidentification, error).
Table 4: all reports listed together.

Distribution: Indo-Pacific: northern part of the Indian Ocean (Gulf of Aden, not Red Sea or the Persian Gulf, eastward to Burma) and western Pacific (Gulf of Thailand, Java Sea, also Hong Kong, Fujian and Taiwan Island; if correctly identified, then reaches to Fiji and Samoa) (Ref. 189). Mediterranean: Tel Aviv, Israel (Ref. 96660).
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Table 1: Present in 26 countries/islands (endemic, native, introduced)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 189
Asia Cambodia KHM native 189
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 96660
Asia China CHN native 189
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 189
Asia Iran IRN native 189
Asia Israel ISR introduced 96660
Asia Malaysia MYS native 189
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Asia Myanmar MMR native 189
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 37816
Asia Oman OMN native 189
Asia Pakistan PAK native 189
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 1602
Oceania Samoa WSM native 37816
Asia Singapore SGP native 189
Africa Somalia SOM native 189
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 189
Asia Taiwan TWN native 189
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 189
Asia Yemen YEM native 189

Table 2: Possible in 5 countries/islands (stray, questionable)
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bahrain BHR questionable 68964
Asia Kuwait KWT questionable 68964
Asia Qatar QAT questionable 68964
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU questionable 68964
Asia United Arab Em. ARE questionable 68964

Table 4: Reported from 31 countries/islands.
Continent Country Occurrence Main Ref.
Asia Bahrain BHR questionable 68964
Asia Bangladesh BGD native 189
Asia Cambodia KHM native 189
Oceania Caroline I. CRL native 96660
Asia China CHN native 189
Asia Hong Kong HKG native 31075
Asia India IND native 45255
Asia Indonesia IDN native 189
Asia Iran IRN native 189
Asia Israel ISR introduced 96660
Asia Kuwait KWT questionable 68964
Asia Malaysia MYS native 189
Oceania Micronesia FSM native 37816
Asia Myanmar MMR native 189
Oceania New Caledonia NCL native 37816
Asia Oman OMN native 189
Asia Pakistan PAK native 189
Oceania Palau PLW native 37816
Oceania Papua New Guinea PNG native 6993
Asia Philippines PHL native 1602
Asia Qatar QAT questionable 68964
Oceania Samoa WSM native 37816
Asia Saudi Arabia SAU questionable 68964
Asia Singapore SGP native 189
Africa Somalia SOM native 189
Asia Sri Lanka LKA native 189
Asia Taiwan TWN native 189
Asia Thailand THA native 37773
Asia United Arab Em. ARE questionable 68964
Asia Viet Nam VNM native 189
Asia Yemen YEM native 189
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