Species recorded in Ireland

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American skunk cabbage

Chinese mitten crab


Curly waterweed
Curly waterweed

Floating pennywort
Floating pennywort

Water primrose
Water primrose

Grey squirrel
Grey squirrel

Muntjac deer
Muntjac deer

Parrot's feather
Parrot’s feather

Freshwater terrapins

Ruddy duck
Ruddy duck

Siberian chipmunk
Siberian chipmunk


Species not recorded in Ireland

Profiles for these species will be available in summer 2017

Common name Scientific name
Amur sleeper Perccottus glenii
Asian hornet Vespa velutina nigrithorax
Asian mongoose Herpestes javanicus
Asiatic tearthumb Persicaria perfoliata
Eastern Baccharis Baccharis halimifolia
Fox squirrel Sciurus niger
Green cabomba Cabomba caroliniana
Indian house crow Corvus splendens
Kudzu vine Pueraria Montana var. lobata
Marbled crayfish Procambarus spp.
North american bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus
Pallas’s squirrel Callosciurus erythraeus
Persian hogweed Heracleum persicum
Red swamp crayfish Procambarus clarkii
Sacred ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus
Sosnowski’s hogweed Heracleum sosnowskyi
South American coati Nasua nasua
Spiny-cheek crayfish Orconectes limosus
Stone moroko Pseudorasbora parva
Virile crayfish Orconectes virilis
Water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes
Whitetop weed Parthenium hysterophorus