Invasive Animals

Identification of invasive species is the key to successful management and control.The following identification sheets have been produced by NNSS and are available for you to download for free. Just click on an image to open the ID sheets.

Once you are sure of your identification, please help us by submitting your record.

Alpine Newt
Alpine Newt (Ichthyosaura alpestris)
American Mink
American Mink (Mustela vison)
Zebra Mussel (Dreissena Polymorpha)
Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha)
Asian Hornet (Vespa Velutina) – Credit To Jean Haxaire
Asian Hornet (Vespa velutina) – credit to Jean Haxaire
Australian Flatworm (Australoplana Sanguinea)
Australian Flatworm (Australoplana sanguinea)
Chinese Mitten Crab (Eriocheir Sinensis)
Chinese Mitten Crab (Eriocheir sinensis)
Killer Shrimp (Dikerogammarus Villosus)
Killer Shrimp (Dikerogammarus villosus)
Muntjac Deer (Muntiacus Reevesi)
Muntjac Deer (Muntiacus reevesi)
Signal Crayfish (Pacifastacus Leniusculus)
Signal Crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus)
Marsh Frog (Pelophylax Ridibundus) – Credit To RPS Group PLC
Marsh Frog (Pelophylax ridibundus) – credit to RPS Group PLC
New Zealand Flatworm (Arthurdendyus Triangulatus) – Credit To The Food And Environement Research Agency
New Zealand Flatworm (Arthurdendyus triangulatus) – credit to The Food and Environement Research Agency
Red Eared Terrapin GBNNSS
Red eared terrapin GBNNSS