Records were added and distribution maps up-dated for 33 species.
Of particular interest are records received for species that are currently only known from few areas including:
- a first record for Japanese kelp (Undaria pinnatifida) in the Republic of Ireland, see Species Alert news item
- a record for Asian clam (Corbicula fluminea) in Lanesborough, Co. Longford
- two raccoon (Procyon lotor) sightings, one in Co. Tipperary and another in Dublin City
- 39 records of Harlequin ladybird (Harmonia axyridis) all for Cork City except a first record for Dublin, seen in Phoenix Park.
View the distribution of each of these species from the interactive Biodiversity Maps http://maps.biodiversityireland.ie