ID Guides

Click on the species to bring up it’s own Identification guide.

The following resources are available courtesy of the GB Non-native Species Secretariat

American Mink (Mustela vison)

American Skunk Cabbage (Lysichiton americanus)

Asian Hornet (Vespa velutina)

Carolina Water-shield (Cabomba caroliniana)

Chinese Mitten Crab (Eriocheir sinensis)

Chinese Water Deer (Hydropotes inermi)

Curly Waterweed (Lagarosiphon major)

Egyptian Goose (Alopochen aegyptiacu)

Floating pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoide)

Giant hogweed (Heracleum mantegazzianum )

Giant rhubarbs (Gunnera species)

Himalayan balsam (Impatiens glandulifera)

Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica)

Killer shrimp (Dikerogammarus villosus)

Muntjac Deer (Muntiacus reevesi)

New Zealand Pigmyweed (Crassula helmsii)

Parrot’s Feather (Myriophyllum aquaticum)

Red-eared Terrapin (Trachemys scriptaelegans)

Rhododendron (Rhododendron ponticum )

Ruddy Duck (Oxyura jamaicensis)

Scared Ibis (Threskiornis aethiopicus)

Signal Crayfish (Pacifastacus leniusculus)

Sika Deer (Cervus nippon)

Water Fern (Azolla filiculoides)

Water Primrose (Ludwigia grandiflora)

Zebra Mussel (Dreissena polymorpha)

Good Practice Guidance

The following resources are available courtesy of the RAPID project. More information and resources produced by RAPID are available here: