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Proposal of Amendment of CITES Appendices

November 6, 2020

Proposal of Amendment of CITES Appendices


The Government of Japan submitted the request to list the following seven species which are endemic to Japan on CITES Appendix III to CITES secretariat.

Taxonomy

  CLASS: REPTILIA

  ORDER: SQUAMATA

  FAMILY: EUBLEPHARIDAE

Genus, species or subspecies:

Goniurosaurus kuroiwae (Kuroiwa's ground gecko)

Goniurosaurus orientalis (Spotted ground gecko)

Goniurosaurus sengokui (Sengoku's ground gecko)

Goniurosaurus toyamai (Toyama's ground gecko)

Goniurosaurus yamashinae (Yamashina's ground gecko)

Goniurosaurus splendens (Banded Ground Gecko)

Annotation # excluding parts and derivatives, other than eggs.

CLASS: Amphibia

ORDER: Caudata/Urodela

FAMILY: Salamandridae

Genus, species or subspecies:

Echinotriton andersoni (Anderson's crocodile newt, or Ryukyu spiny newt)

Annotation # excluding parts and derivatives, other than eggs.

In accordance with the Convention, the list submitted will be communicated to the Parties by the Secretariat as soon as possible after receiving it. The list will take effect as part of Appendix III 90 days after the date of such communication.

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