Species recorded in Ireland

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American skunk cabbage

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Chinese mitten crab

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Coypu

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
Terrapins/Sliders

Ruddy duck
Ruddy duck

Siberian chipmunk
Siberian chipmunk

Giant hogweed

Himalayan balsam

Nuttall’s waterweed

Giant Chilean rhubarb

Species not recorded in Ireland

Profiles for these species will be available by November 2017

Animals

Common name Scientific name
Amur sleeper Perccottus glenii
Asian hornet Vespa velutina nigrithorax
Asian mongoose Herpestes javanicus
Egyptian goose Alopochen aegyptiacus
Fox squirrel Sciurus niger
Indian house crow Corvus splendens
Marbled crayfish Procambarus spp.
Muskrat Ondatra zibethicus
North american bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus
Pallas’s squirrel Callosciurus erythraeus
Raccoon dog Nyctereutes procyonoides
Red swamp crayfish Procambarus clarkii
Sacred ibis Threskiornis aethiopicus
Signal crayfish Pacifastacus leniusculus
South American coati Nasua nasua
Spiny-cheek crayfish Orconectes limosus
Stone moroko Pseudorasbora parva
Virile crayfish Orconectes virilis

 

Plants

Common name Scientific name
Alligator weed Alternanthera philoxeroides
Asiatic tearthumb Persicaria perfoliata
Broafleaf watermilfoil Myriophyllum heterophyllum
Common milkweed Asclepias syriaca
Crimson fountaingrass Pennisetum setaceum
Eastern Baccharis Baccharis halimifolia
Green cabomba Cabomba caroliniana
Japanese stiltgrass Microstegium vimineum
Kudzu vine Pueraria Montana var. lobata
Persian hogweed Heracleum persicum
Sosnowski’s hogweed Heracleum sosnowskyi
Water hyacinth Eichhornia crassipes
Whitetop weed Parthenium hysterophorus

 

View the European Commission’s Invasive Alien Species of Union concern brochure: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/nature/pdf/IAS_brochure_species.pdf