Introduced (species)

Galapagos Wildlife: Fire Ants © Stephen Ausmus

Fire ants were accidentally brought to Galapagos many years ago © Stephen Ausmus

An introduced species is one which is living outside its normal distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate (such as Psidium guajava to Galapagos) or accidental (such as the black rats to Pinzon Island).

Glossary of Galapagos