Irish checklists

Table of checklists for Irish Non-insect invertebrates

Note: InvertebrateIreland aims to put online all checklists of Irish invertebrates compiled by acknowledged experts.

Number of non-insect invertebrate species:


Primary sources of distribution data:

*Databases held by the National Biodiversity Data Centre and made accessible through Biodiversity Maps.

National conservation assessment:

  • Byrne, A., Moorkens, E.A., Anderson, R., Kileen, I.J. and Regan, E.C., 2009. Ireland Red List No. 2 – Non-Marine Molluscs. National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government, Dublin, Ireland.

No national conservation assessment of other species

Monitoring or repeat surveys in place:

  • The seven non-insect invertebrates listed in the EU Habitats Directive are monitored by the National Parks and Wildlife Service: Austropotamobius pallipes, Geomaculosus maculosus, Margaritifera margaritifera, M. durrovensis, Vertigo angustior, V. geyeri, and V. moulinsiana.