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Higher Taxa Scientific Name
[Common name]
Legal control Distribution in Japan
Salamandridae, Caudata, Amphibia Cynops pyrrhogaster
  [Japanese newt]
Introduced to Hachijojima Island (the Izu Islands)
Cryptobranchidae, Caudata, Amphibia Andrias davidianus
  [Chinese Giant Salamander]
Yes Wide area of Kamogawa and a part of Katsuragawa River Systems, Kyoto.
Rhacophoridae, Anura, Amphibia Polypedates leucomystax
  [white-lipped tree frog]
Yes Okinawa Islands, Kita-Daitojima Is., Miyako Islands, Ishigakijima Is. and Yoron Is, I ...
Rhacophoridae, Anura, Amphibia Rhacophorus arboreus
  [forest green tree frog]
Yes Izuoshima Is. (Izu Islands)
Ranidae, Anura, Amphibia Fejervarya kawamurai
  [Indian rice frog]
Tonegawa and Watarasegawa River systems and Boso Peninsula (Chiba, Saitama, Gumma, To ...
Ranidae, Anura, Amphibia Fejervarya sakishimemsis
  [Sakishima rice frog]
Kitadaitojima and Minamidaitojima Is. (Daito Islands), Taramajima, Kuroshima, and Yon ...
Ranidae, Anura, Amphibia Rana catesbeiana
  [American bullfrog]
Ranidae, Anura, Amphibia Rana japonica
  [Japanese brown frog]
Hachijojima Island.
Ranidae, Anura, Amphibia Rana nigromaculata
  [black-spotted pond frog]
A part of Hokkaido, Tsushima (Toyotamacho)
Ranidae, Anura, Amphibia Rana porosa porosa
  [Tokyo daruma pond frog]
Iwamizawa-cho (Hokkaido).
Ranidae, Anura, Amphibia Rana rugosa
  [wrinkled frog]
Izu Islnads (Izuoshima, Niijima, Miyakejima), Hokkaido (several areas in southern and ...
Hylidae, Anura, Amphibia Hyla japonica
  [Japanese tree frog]
Established on Hachijojima Is. (Izu Islands).
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo gargarizans miyakonis
  [Miyako toad]
Daito Islands (Kitadaitojima and Minamidaitojima Is.). This subspecies was also estab ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo japonicus formosus
  [Japanese common toad]
Introduced to Hakodate (Asahikawa, Muroran, Hakodate), Sadogashima Is. (Niigata Pref. ...
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo japonicus japonicus
  [Japanese common toad]
Introduced to Sendai (Miyagi Pref.), Kanazawa (Ishikawa Pref.) and Tokyo.
Bufonidae, Anura, Amphibia Bufo marinus
  [Cane toad]
Yes Ogasawara (Chichijima and Hahajima Is.), Daito (Kita-daitojima and Minami-daitojima I ...
Microhylidae, Anura, Amphibia Microhyla okinavensis
  [narrow-mouthed toad]
Suwanosejima Is. (Tokara Islands), Taramajima and Kuroshima Is. (Sakishima Islads)
Pipidae, Anura, Amphibia Xenopus laevis
  [African Clawed Toad]
Established in Wakayama and Shizuoka Pref. Although there are several records in Chib ...
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