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  • Cervus canadensis Erxleben, 1777

    American elk


    2023-11-29 21:49more »

  • Podarcis siculus (Berthold 1840)

    Italian wall lizard


    2023-03-31 13:25more »

  • Podosphaera mors-uvae (Schwein.) U. Braun & S. Takamatsu

    American powdery mildew


    2023-03-21 15:44more »

  • Pycnoscelus surinamensis (Linnaeus 1758)

    Surinam cockroach


    2023-03-17 10:16more »

  • Thermobia domestica (Packard, 1873)


    2023-03-16 15:20more »


Invasive Alien Species (IAS) are commonly regarded as a major threat to the biological diversity on a global scale, second only to habitat loss. Although the problem is well recognised, concerted attempts to solve it have only been undertaken within last decades few years. Collection and dissemination of information on IAS are widely recognised as crucial components for solving the problems they pose.

In 1999, the database on species introduced into Poland was developed at the Institute of Nature Conservation, Polish Academy of Sciences in Krakow for the Ministry of the Environment. In 2003, thanks to a grant from the US State Department, part of the data was translated and made accessible on the Internet.

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