Indian house crow
Corvus splendens
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Predator of bird and small mammal species.
Japanese hop
Humulus scandens
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Outcompetes native species.
Japanese stiltgrass
Microstegium vimineum
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
It creates dense impenetrable stands that crowd out the native vegetation within 3-5 years
Killer shrimp
Dikerogammarus villosus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Efficient predator. Adapatable to new freshwater systems. Highly mobile.
Marbled crayfish
Procambarus fallax f. virginalis
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Potential threat of native crayfish. Potential threat to wetlands by extensive burrowing activities.
Mesquite
Prosopis juliflora
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Outcompetes native flora for recources
Muskrat
Ondatra zibethicus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
They change the composition of native wetland vegetation, and their burrowing degrades river banks.
North American signal crayfish
Pacifastacus leniusculus
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Freshwater
Threats:
Detrimental impacts on white clawed crayfish. Human health impacts.
Oak Processionary Moth
Thaumetopoea processionea
Status:
Potential
Habitat:
Terrestrial
Threats:
Tree pest. Health risk to humans and animals.
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