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Terrestrial Invasive species - Regulated animals

Terrestrial invasives come in many forms including plants, animals, insects, fungi and diseases. They affect the health of our forests, prairies, parks, urban landscapes and more. When these landscapes are unhealthy, all the benefits they provide to us are at risk. The good news is, each one of us can make a difference. Learn what to look for, and you can help slow the spread of invasive species!

Learn about terrestrial invasives

View a printable list of all species regulated by NR 40 [PDF] or a list of plants only [PDF].


Click on the buttons below to see what species are invasive in Wisconsin.

The buttons separate invasive plants and animals into regulated or non-regulated categories. Regulated species currently have legal restrictions under the Invasive Species Rule, Chapter NR 40. Non-regulated species currently are not regulated by Chapter NR 40. View our terminology page for classification definitions.

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Terrestrial Invasive species - Regulated animals

Classification Common Name Scientific Name Factsheet Photo
Gallery
Lit.
Review
SAG
Form
NR40 Listing Date
Prohibited Asian Gypsy moth Lymantria dispar (Asian race) Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species. Click to view SAG Form for this species. 9/1/2009
Prohibited Asian longhorned beetle Anoplophora glabripennis Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species. Click to view SAG Form for this species. 9/1/2009
Restricted Emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species. Click to view SAG Form for this species. 9/1/2009
Restricted European Gypsy moth Lymantria dispar Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species. Click to view SAG Form for this species. 9/1/2009
Prohibited Feral domestic swine Sus domestica Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species. Click to view SAG Form for this species. 9/1/2009
Prohibited Hemlock woolly adelgid Adelges tsugae Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species. Click to view SAG Form for this species. 9/1/2009
Restricted Jumping worm Amynthas or Amynthus species Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species. Click to view SAG Form for this species. 9/1/2009
Prohibited Monk or Quaker parakeet or parrot Myiopsitta monachus Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species. Click to view SAG Form for this species. 9/1/2009
Prohibited Mountain Pine Beetle Dendroctonus ponderosae Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species.   5/1/2015
Prohibited Nutria Myocastor coypus Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species.   5/1/2015
Prohibited Russian boar & other wild swine Sus scrofa Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species. Click to view SAG Form for this species. 9/1/2009
Prohibited Sudden oak death pathogen Phytophthora ramorum Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species. Click to view SAG Form for this species. 9/1/2009
Prohibited Thousand cankers disease of walnut Geosmithia morbida Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species.   5/1/2015
Prohibited Walnut twig beetle Pityophthorus juglandis Click to view factsheet for this species.   Click to view Lit. Review for this species.   5/1/2015
Prohibited White-nose syndrome fungal pathogen Pseudogymnoascus destructans Click to view factsheet for this species.       6/1/2011

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Last revised: July 10, 2015

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