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Higher Taxa Scientific Name
[Common name]
Legal control in Japan Potential impact
Geoemydidae, Testudines, Reptilia Ocadia sinensis
  [Chinese stripe-necked turtle]
Competition and hybridization with native turtles. Native organism(s) af ...
Trionychidae, Testudines, Reptilia Apalone spp.
  [Softshelled turtle]
Potentially: Competition with native freshwater turtles. Native organism ...
Emydidae, Testudines, Reptilia Graptemys kohni Competition with native freshwater turtles. Native organism(s) affected: ...
Emydidae, Testudines, Reptilia Graptemys ouachitensis
  [Ouachita map turtle]
Competition with native freshwater turtles. Native organism(s) affected: ...
Emydidae, Testudines, Reptilia Graptemys pseudogeographica
  [False map turtle]
Competition with native freshwater turtles. Native organism(s) affected: ...
Emydidae, Testudines, Reptilia Pseudemys spp. Potentially: Competition with native freshwater turtles.
Iguanidae, Sauria (Lacertilia), Squamata, Reptilia Anolis allogus
  [Bueycito Anole ]
Yes Potentially: Predation on native insects; Competition with native lizard ...
Iguanidae, Sauria (Lacertilia), Squamata, Reptilia Anolis alutaceus
  [Blue-eyed grass-bush anole]
Yes Potentially: Predation on native insects; Competition with native lizard ...
Iguanidae, Sauria (Lacertilia), Squamata, Reptilia Anolis angusticeps
  [Cuban twig anole ]
Yes Potentially: Predation on native insects. Native organism(s) affected: S ...
Iguanidae, Sauria (Lacertilia), Squamata, Reptilia Anolis equestris
  [Knight anole]
Yes Unknown impact. Native organism(s) affected: Reptiles/amphibians, terres ...
Iguanidae, Sauria (Lacertilia), Squamata, Reptilia Anolis garmani
  [Jammaican giant anole]
Yes Predation, competition against native species. Native organism(s) affect ...
Iguanidae, Sauria (Lacertilia), Squamata, Reptilia Anolis homolechis
  [Habana Anole]
Yes Potentially: Predation on native insects; Competition with native lizard ...
Iguanidae, Sauria (Lacertilia), Squamata, Reptilia Anolis sagrei
  [Brown anole]
Yes Potentially: Predation on native insects. Native organism(s) affected: I ...
Eublepharidae, Sauria (Lacertilia), Squamata, Reptilia Eublepharis macularius
  [Leopard gecko]
Potentially: A host of Cryptosporidium spp., a protozoan pathogen for re ...
Colubridae, Ophidia (Serpentia), Squamata, Reptilia Boiga cyanea
  [Green Cat Snake]
Yes Predation, competition against native species. Native organism(s) affect ...
Colubridae, Ophidia (Serpentia), Squamata, Reptilia Boiga cynodon
  [Dog-tooth Cat Snake]
Yes Predation, competition against native species. Native organism(s) affect ...
Colubridae, Ophidia (Serpentia), Squamata, Reptilia Boiga dendrophila
  [Gold-ringed Cat Snake]
Yes Potentially: Predation on native small animals and competition with nati ...
Colubridae, Ophidia (Serpentia), Squamata, Reptilia Boiga irregularis
  [Brown Tree Snake]
Yes Potentially: Predation on native small animals. Competition with native ...
Colubridae, Ophidia (Serpentia), Squamata, Reptilia Boiga nigriceps
  [Black-Headed Cat Snake]
Yes Potentially: Predation on small vertebrates, competition against native ...
Higher Taxa Scientific name [Common Name] Legal control in Japan Potential impact

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