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Department of Ecology
National Museum of Natural History
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L-2160 Luxembourg
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This website has been set up in autumn 2014 by Christian Ries, curator at the Luxembourg National Museum of Natural History. The website uses the Open Source project WordPress as a content management system and is hosted by the National Museum of Natural History on the servers of the Luxembourg based non profit association Think! at

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This website can be referred to as follows:

Ries, C. & M. Pfeiffenschneider (Eds.) 2024. Invasive Alien Species in Luxembourg. National Museum of Natural History, Luxembourg. URL: [Accessed 2024-05-21].

Suggestions for citations of pages on specific species are found at the bottom of each page.


We are thankful to Caroline Grounds for proofreading our website.

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