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Higher Taxa Scientific Name
[Common name]
Legal control in Japan Potential impact
Hylidae, Anura, Amphibia Osteopilus septentrionalis
  [Cuban Tree Frog]
Yes Potentially: Predation on native small animals (reptiles, amphibians, in ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo cognatus
  [Great Plains Toad]
Yes Potentially: Predation, competition, venomous to predators.Native organi ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo debilis
  [Little Green Toad]
Potentially: Predation on native invertebrates. Competition with native ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo guttatus
  [Smooth-Sided Toad]
Yes Potentially: Predation, competition, venomous to predators.Native organi ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo paracnemis
  [Rococo Toad]
Potentially: Predation on native invertebrates. Competition with native ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo punctatus
  [Red-spotted Toad]
Yes Potentially: Predation, competition, venomous to predators.Native organi ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo quercicus
  [Oak toad]
Yes Potentially: Predation, competition, venomous to predators.Native organi ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo speciosus
  [Texas toad]
Yes Potentially: Predation, competition, venomous to predators.Native organi ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo terrestris
  [Southern toad]
Yes Potentially: Predation, competition, venomous to predators.Native organi ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo typhonius
  [Leaf Litter toad]
Yes Potentially: Predation on native small invertebrates, competition with n ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo valliceps
  [Southern Gulf Coast Toad]
Potentially: Predation on native invertebrates. Competition with native ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo viridis
  [European Green Toad]
Potentially: Predation on native invertebrates. Competition with native ...
Leptodactylidae, Anura, Amphibia Eleutherodactylus coqui
  [Puerto Rican coqui]
Yes Potentially: Competition with native frogs. Predation on native inverteb ...
Higher Taxa Scientific name [Common Name] Legal control in Japan Potential impact

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