Invasive animals of Union...

By clicking on the Dutch or French species name in the animal list below, you can find additional information on the species of Union concern, tailored to the situation in Belgium. It describes their present distribution in Belgium, their pathways of introduction and spread, how they threaten our environment, and how to identify them. It is not allowed to import, transport, commercialise, breed, use, exchange or release these species into nature. Moreover, these species should not be kept as pets, unless in the case the individual was acquired up untill one year after the inclusion on the Union list. 


ANIMALS


VERTEBRATES
 
MAMMALS
 
LATIN NAME ENGLISH DUTCH FRENCH GERMAN  PRA
Callosciurus erythraeus Pallas' squirrel Roodbuikeekhoorn Écureuil de Pallas  Pallas-Schönhörnchen PRA
Herpestes javanicus Small Asian mongoose Indische mangoeste Mangouste  Kleiner Mungo PRA
Muntiacus reevesi Muntjac deer Chinese muntjak Muntjac de Chine  Chinesischer Muntjak PRA
Myocastor coypus Coypu Beverrat Ragondin Nutria  PRA
Nasua nasua Coati Rode neusbeer Coati roux  Roter Nasenbär PRA
Nyctereutes procyonoides Racoon dog Wasbeerhond Chien viverrin  Marderhund PRA
Ondatra zibethicus Muskrat Muskusrat Rat musqué  Bisam PRA
Procyon lotor Raccoon Wasbeer Raton laveur  Waschbär PRA
Sciurus carolinensis Grey squirrel Grijze eekhoorn Écureuil gris  Grauhörnchen PRA
Sciurus niger Fox squirrel Amerikaanse voseekhoorn Écureuil fauve  Fuchshörnchen PRA
Tamias sibiricus Siberian chipmunk Siberische grondeekhoorn Tamia de Sibérie  Sibirisches Streifenhörnchen PRA
BIRDS
 
LATIN NAME ENGLISH  DUTCH FRENCH GERMAN  
Acridotheres tristis Common myna Treurmania Martin triste Hirtenmaina PRA
Alopochen aegyptiacus Egyptian goose Nijlgans Ouette d'Égypte  Nilgans PRA
Corvus splendens Indian house crow Huiskraai Corbeau familier  Glanzkrähe PRA
Oxyura jamaicensis  Ruddy duck Rosse stekelstaart

Érismature rousse

 Schwarzkopf-Ruderente PRA
Threskiornis aethiopicus Sacred ibis Heilige ibis Ibis sacré  Heiliger Ibis PRA
REPTILES AND AMPHIBIANS
 
LATIN NAME ENGLISH  DUTCH FRENCH GERMAN  
Lithobates catesbeianus American bullfrog Amerikaanse stierkikker/brulkikker Grenouille taureau  Amerikanischer Ochsenfrosch PRA
Trachemys scripta Red-eared, yellow-bellied and Cumberland sliders Lettersierschildpad Tortue de Floride  Buchstaben-Schmuckschildkröte PRA
FISH  
LATIN NAME ENGLISH  DUTCH FRENCH GERMAN  
Lepomis gibbosus Pumpkinseed Zonnebaars Perche soleil Gemeiner sonnenbarsch PRA
Perccottus glenii Amur sleeper Amoergrondel Goujon de l'amour Chinesische/Shlafergrundel PRA
Pseudorasbora parva Topmouth gudgeon Blauwbandgrondel Goujon Asiatique Blaubandbärbling PRA
Plotosus lineatus Striped eel catfish Gestreepte koraalmeerval Poisson-chat-rayé Gestreifter korallenwels PRA
INVERTEBRATES  
LATIN NAME ENGLISH  DUTCH FRENCH GERMAN  
Arthurdendyus triangulatus New Zealand flatworm Nieuw-Zeelandse platworm Ver plat de Nouvelle-Zélande Neuseeland-Plattwurm PRA
Eriocheir sinensis Chinese mittencrab Chinese wolhandkrab Crabe chinois  Wollhandkrabbe PRA
Orconectes limosus Spiny-cheek crayfish Gevlekte rivierkreeft Écrevisse américaine  Kamberkrebs PRA
Orconectes virilis Virile crayfish Geknobbelde Amerikaanse rivierkreeft Écrevisse à pinces bleues  Viril-Flusskrebs PRA
Pacifastacus leniusculus Signal crayfish Rode Amerikaanse rivierkreeft Écrevisse signal  Signalkrebs PRA
Procambarus clarkii Red swamp crayfish Rode rivierkreeft Écrevisse de Louisiane  Roter Amerikanischer Sumpfkrebs PRA
Procambarus fallax f. virginalis Marbled crayfish Marmerkreeft Écrevisse marbrée  Marmorkrebs PRA
Vespa velutina nigrithorax Asian hornet Aziatische hoornaar Frelon asiatique  Asiatische Hornisse PRA