Reptiles introduced to
Taiwan 

 

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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 unpublished records)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

Norval, Mao & Goldberg 2012

Norops sagrei

Cuban Brown Anole

Henderson & Powell 2009 Norval, Mao & Slater 2012 Norval, Mao, Chu & Chen 2002 Norval, Wang, Mao, Liu, Chuang, Yang, Slater & Brown 2016

Eutropis multifasciata

Many-lined Sun Skink

Lazell 1999 Oliveros, Ota, Crombie & Brown 2011 Zhao & Adler 1993
Turtles (Testudines)

Chelus fimbriata

Matamata

Chen, Lin & Chang 2000

Chelydra serpentina

North American Snapping Turtle

Chen, Lin & Chang 2000 Rhodin, Iverson, Bour, Fritz, Georges, Shaffer & Dijk 2017

Macrochelys temminckii

Western Alligator Snapping Turtle

Chen, Lin & Chang 2000

Graptemys sp.

(Map Turtle)

Chen, Lin & Chang 2000

Trachemys scripta

Common Slider

Chen, Lin & Chang 2000 Rhodin, Iverson, Bour, Fritz, Georges, Shaffer & Dijk 2017

Cuora trifasciata

Northern Three-striped Box Turtle

Chen, Lin & Chang 2000

Geoemyda spengleri

Common Black-breasted Leaf Turtle

Chen, Lin & Chang 2000

Mauremys reevesii

Chinese Three-keeled Pond Turtle

Chen, Lin & Chang 2000 Iverson 1992 King & Burke 1989 Lovich, Yasukawa & Ota 2011 McCord & Joseph-Ouni 2004d Rhodin, Iverson, Bour, Fritz, Georges, Shaffer & Dijk 2017 Zhao & Adler 1993

Platysternon megacephalum

Big-headed Turtle

Chen, Lin & Chang 2000