List name
GB NNSS Alert species
Owner
s.ratcliffe@nbn.org.uk
List type
Species characters list
Description
The Great Britain Non-Native Species Secretariat (GB NNSS) are the overarching co-ordinating body for INNS actions in England, Scotland and Wales. The Alert Species list has been compiled by the GB NNSS and consists of species that are of special interest to GB, for example, from a political perspective, or that they are not present in GB, or that more information on species distribution is needed to inform management decisions. Sightings of these species are to be reported immediately following instructions on the species information page of the GBNNSS website.
Date submitted
2018-05-14
Date updated
2019-03-15
Is private
No
Included in species pages
Yes
Authoritative
No
Invasive
Yes
Threatened
No
Part of the sensitive data service
No
Region
UK
Metadata link
https://registry.nbnatlas.org/public/show/dr1818
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Vespa velutina
Vespa velutina Lepeletier, 1836
Asian Hornet
 
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Dreissena bugensis
Dreissena bugensis Andrusov, 1897
Quagga Mussel
 
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Anoplophora glabripennis
Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky, 1853)
Asian Longhorn Beetle
 
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Hemigrapsus sanguineus
Hemigrapsus sanguineus (De Haan, 1835)
Asian Shore Crab
 
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Hemigrapsus takanoi
Hemigrapsus takanoi Asakura & Watanabe, 2005
 
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Homarus americanus
Homarus americanus H. Milne Edwards, 1837
American Lobster
 
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Myriophyllum heterophyllum
Myriophyllum heterophyllum Michx.
Various-Leaved Water-Milfoil
 
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Neogobius melanostomus
Neogobius melanostomus (Pallas, 1814)
Round Goby
 
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Procyon lotor
Procyon lotor (Linnaeus, 1758)
Raccoon
 
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Threskiornis aethiopicus
Threskiornis aethiopicus (Latham, 1790)
Sacred Ibis
 
Action Supplied Name Scientific Name (matched) Image Author (matched) Common Name (matched)
Vespa velutina Vespa velutina Lepeletier, 1836 Asian Hornet
Dreissena bugensis Dreissena bugensis Andrusov, 1897 Quagga Mussel
Anoplophora glabripennis Anoplophora glabripennis (Motschulsky, 1853) Asian Longhorn Beetle
Hemigrapsus sanguineus Hemigrapsus sanguineus (De Haan, 1835) Asian Shore Crab
Hemigrapsus takanoi Hemigrapsus takanoi Asakura & Watanabe, 2005
Homarus americanus Homarus americanus H. Milne Edwards, 1837 American Lobster
Myriophyllum heterophyllum Myriophyllum heterophyllum Michx. Various-Leaved Water-Milfoil
Neogobius melanostomus Neogobius melanostomus (Pallas, 1814) Round Goby
Procyon lotor Procyon lotor (Linnaeus, 1758) Raccoon
Threskiornis aethiopicus Threskiornis aethiopicus (Latham, 1790) Sacred Ibis
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