Watch List

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The Watch List enumerates Invasive alien species that currently have or are expected to have a medium to high spread potential in Luxembourg based on current knowledge. In addition, damages are medium to high in the sectors of biodiversity, health and/or economy. Occurrence and spread of these species must at least be observed, and new information and data about them must be collected and compiled.

Species Family Tax. group ISEIA1 EU-list2
Alopochen aegyptiaca
Anatidae Aves B3 2017
Branta canadensis
Anatidae Aves B3  
Castor canadensis
Castoridae Mammalia B1  
Cervus nippon Cervidae Mammalia B1  
Chelicorophium curvispinum Corophiidae Crustacea B3  
Cornus sericea Cornaceae Vascular plants B1  
Crassula helmsii Crassulaceae Vascular plants B1  
Dama dama
Cervidae Mammalia B2  
Epilobium ciliatum Onagraceae Vascular plants B3  
Fallopia ×bohemica Polygonaceae Vascular plants B1  
Fallopia sachalinensis Polygonaceae Vascular plants B1  
Harmonia axyridis Coccinellidae Insecta B3  
Helianthus tuberosus Asteraceae Vascular plants B2  
Hymenoscyphus fraxineus Ascomycota Fungi B3  
Hyphantria cunea Arctiidae Insecta B1  
Impatiens balfourii Balsaminaceae Vascular plants B1  
Lemna minuta Lemnaceae Vascular plants B1  
Leptoglossus occidentalis Coreidae Insecta B1  
Lysichiton americanus Araceae Vascular plants B1 2016
Mahonia aquifolium Berberidaceae Vascular plants B1  
Myriophyllum aquaticum Haloragaceae Vascular plants B1 2016
Ondatra zibethicus Muridae Mammalia B3 2017
Opilio canestrinii Phalangiidae Arachnida B3  
Parthenocissus inserta Vitaceae Vascular plants B1  
Parthenocissus quinquefolia Vitaceae Vascular plants B1  
Phytolacca americana Phytolaccaceae Vascular plants B1  
Prunus laurocerasus Rosaceae Vascular plants B3  
Prunus serotina Rosaceae Vascular plants B1  
Rhus typhina Anacardiaceae Vascular plants B1  
Sander lucioperca Percidae Pisces B2  
Senecio inaequidens Asteraceae Vascular plants B2  
Spiraea ×billardii Rosaceae Vascular plants B1  

 Page content last updated on 2022-06-02.

  1. More info about the Invasive Species Environmental Impact Assessment (ISEIA) in the Risk assessments & IAS lists section on the Info-page.[]
  2. Year in which the species was published in the list of EU concern.[]