Reptiles introduced to
Ryukyu Islands[Japan]

 

Checklist of the native reptiles of Ryukyu Islands
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Introduced species(confirmed and presumed introductions, incl. both surviving and extirpated populations, excl. unpublished records)


Species

References
Lizards (Sauria)

Anolis carolinensis

Common Green Anole

Goris & Maeda 2005 Ota, Kakazu & Isawa 1995 Ota, Kakazu & Izawa 1995 Toda, Komatsu, Takahashi, Nakagawa & Sukigara 2013

Hemidactylus frenatus

Asian House Gecko

Goris & Maeda 2005 Johnson 1969 Kurita 2013 Stejneger 1907 Wermuth 1965

Iguana iguana

Common Green Iguana

Ackerman, Recart & Daehler 2013
Turtles (Testudines)

Trachemys scripta

Common Slider

Goris & Maeda 2005 Rhodin, Iverson, Bour, Fritz, Georges, Shaffer & Dijk 2017

Mauremys reevesii

Chinese Three-keeled Pond Turtle

Lovich, Yasukawa & Ota 2011

Pelodiscus sinensis

Chinese Softshell Turtle

Goris & Maeda 2005 Rhodin, Iverson, Bour, Fritz, Georges, Shaffer & Dijk 2017