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Asian hornet
Vespa velutina
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
A highly aggressive predator of native insects, posing a significant threat to honey bees and other pollinators.
Carpet sea squirt
Didemnum vexilum
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Marine
Threats:
colonies overgrowing and swamping other species and covering fish spawning grounds, aquaculture cages etc.
Water primrose
Ludwigia grandiflora
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Choke waterways and competing with native species
Whitetop weed
Parthenium hysterophorus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Competes with native species
Invasive Species Ireland

Invasive Species Ireland