TITLE 17: CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I: DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
SUBCHAPTER b: FISH AND WILDLIFE
PART 805 INJURIOUS SPECIES
SECTION 805.20 LISTING OF INJURIOUS SPECIES


 

Section 805.20  Listing of Injurious Species

 

a)         Wild Mammals

 

*Flying fox or fruit bat of the genus Pteropus

 

*Mongoose or meerkat of the genera Atilax, Cynictis, Helogale, Heroestes

 

*Ichneumia, Munzos, and Suricata

 

*Any species of European rabbit of the genus Oryctolagus

 

*Any species of Indian wild dog, red dog, or dhole of the genus Cuon

 

*Any species of multimammate rat or mouse of the genus Mastomys

 

*Raccoon dog, Nyctereutes procyonoides

 

b)         Wild Birds

 

*Pink starling or rosy pastor, Sturnus roseus

 

*Dioch, Quelea quelea, including its black-fronted, red-billed or Sudan subspecies

 

*Java sparrow, Padda oryzivora

 

*Red-whiskered bul-bul, Pycnonotus jocosus

 

*Eggs of wild nongame birds

 

c)         Fish, Mollusks and Crustaceans

 

*Snakeheads (including, but not limited to, all fishes of the genera Channa and   Parachanna, and others of the family Channidae)

 

*Fish or viable eggs of the walking catfish, Clariidae family

 

*Mollusks, veligers or viable eggs of zebra mussels, genus Dreissena

 

*Crustaceans or viable eggs of mitten crabs, genus Eriocheir

 

River ruffe (Gymnocephalus cernuus)

 

Silver carp (Hypophthalmichthys molitrix)

 

Bighead carp (Hypophthalmichthys nobilis)

 

*Black carp (Mylopharyngodon piceus)

 

Gobies (round, tubenose) (Neogobius melanostomus, Proterorhinus marmoratus)

 

Rusty crayfish (Orconectes rusticus).  Possession of living rusty crayfish is prohibited for all except the holders of an approved aquaculture permit with a letter of authorization to import/possess this species.

 

Rudd (Scardinius erythrophthalmus)

 

d)         Plants

 

Mosquito fern (Azolla pinnata)

 

Flowering rush (Butomus umbellatus)

 

Caulerpa or Mediterranean killer algae (Caulerpa taxifolia)

 

Brazilian elodea, Brazilian waterweed, Anacharis or Egeria (Egeria densa)

 

Anchored water hyacinth (Eichhornia azurea)

 

Hydrilla or water thyme (Hydrilla verticillata)

 

European frogbit or common frogbit (Hydrocharis morsus-ranae)

 

Miramar weed, Indiana swampweed or hygro (Hygrophilia polysperma)

 

Chinese waterspinach or swamp morning-glory (Ipomoea aquatic)

 

Yellow flag iris or tall yellow iris (Iris pseudacorus)

 

Oxygen weed or African elodea (Lagarosiphon major)

 

Asian marshweed or ambulia (Limnophila sessiliflora)

 

Monochoria, arrowleaf, or false pickerelweed (Monochoria hastata)

 

Heartshape or false pickerelweed (Monochoria vaginalis)

 

Parrot feather or parrot feather watermilfoil (Myriophyllum aquaticum)

 

Eurasian watermilfoil (Myriophyllum spicatum)

 

Brittle naiad or brittle water nymph (Najas minor)

 

Yellow floating heart (Nymphoides peltata)

 

Duck lettuce (Ottelia alismoides)

 

Curlyleaf pondweed (Potamogeton crispus)

 

Arrowhead (Sagittaria sagittifolia)

 

Giant salvinia (Salvinia auriculata)

 

Giant salvinia (Salvinia biloba)

 

Giant salvinia (Salvinia herzogii)

 

Giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta)

 

Exotic bur-reed (Sparganium erectum)

 

Water chestnut (Trapa natans)

 

e)         Amphibians

 

None

 

f)         Reptiles

 

*Specimens or eggs of the brown tree snake, Boiga irregularis

 

NOTE:  Species noted by an asterisk (*) are federally listed.

 

(Source:  Amended at 37 Ill. Reg. 14976, effective August 30, 2013)