First reported in the wild
Invasive species - risk of High Impact
Present in the wild
Pathway and vector description
Natural dispersal from native range => Not invasive?
Occasionally present - Rare/Localised. 1 record from 2004 in Co Wicklow, the distribution and abundance of this species in Ireland is unknown at present.
Records submitted to Data Centre in 2021
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The Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the SSC- Species Survival Commission of the IUCN -International Union for Conservation of Nature list it as one of their 100 Worst Invaders.