All Nonnative Invasive Vertebrates Recognized as of June 2008


Compiled by the USDA Forest Service Regional Task Force for
the Assessment of Nonnative Invasive Species of Southern Forests

72 Records

Subject Name Scientific Name Growth Form
cane toad Bufo marinus Amphibians
Puerto Rican Coqui Eleutherodactylus coqui Amphibians
greenhouse frog Eleutherodactylus planirostris Amphibians
Cuban treefrog Osteopilus septentrionalis Amphibians
African clawed frog Xenopus laevis Amphibians
nutria Myocastor coypus Aquatic mammals
domestic pigeon Columba livia Birds
mute swan Cygnus olor Birds
English or house sparrow Passer domesticus Birds
Eurasian collared dove Streptopelia decaocto Birds
European starlings Sturnus vulgaris Birds
Oscar Astronotus ocellatus Fish
Mexican tetra Astyanax mexicanus Fish
goldfish Carassius auratus Fish
Asian or northern snakehead fish Channa argus Fish
bullseye snakehead Channa marulius Fish
convict cichlid Cichlasoma nigrofasciatum Fish
tambaqui Colossoma macropomum Fish
grass carp Ctenopharyngodon idella Fish
common carp Cyprinus carpio Fish
silver carp Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Fish
bighead carp Hypophthalmichthys nobilis Fish
black carp Mylopharyngodon piceus Fish
rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss Fish
blue tilapia Oreochromis aureus Fish
red-bellied pacu Piaractus brachypomus Fish
vermiculated sailfin catfish Pterygoplichthys disjunctivus Fish
brown trout Salmo trutta Fish
common agama Agama agama Reptiles
giant ameiva Ameiva ameiva Reptiles
Hispaniolan green anole Anolis chlorocyanus Reptiles
Puerto Rican crested anole Anolis cristatellus Reptiles
largehead anole Anolis cybotes Reptiles
bark anole Anolis distichus Reptiles
knight anole Anolis equestris Reptiles
Jamaican giant anole Anolis garmani Reptiles
Cuban green anole Anolis porcatus Reptiles
brown anole Anolis sagrei Reptiles
brown basilisk Basiliscus vittatus Reptiles
Spectacled caiman Caiman crocodilius Reptiles
Indochinese bloodsucker Calotes mystaceus Reptiles
rainbow whiptail Cnemidophorus lemniscatus Reptiles
giant whiptail Cnemidophorus montaguae Reptiles
Asian house gecko Cosymbotus platyurus Reptiles
Mexican spinytail iguana Ctenosaura pectinata Reptiles
black spinytail iguana Ctenosaura similis Reptiles
yellow anaconda Eunectes notaeus Reptiles
tokay gecko Gekko gecko Reptiles
yellowhead gecko Gonatodes albogularis fuscus Reptiles
house gecko Hemidactylus frenatus Reptiles
Indo-Pacific gecko Hemidactylus garnotii Reptiles
tropical gecko Hemidactylus mabouia Reptiles
Mediterranean gecko Hemidactylus turcicus Reptiles
green iguana Iguana iguana Reptiles
northern curlytail lizard Leiocephalus carinatus armouri Reptiles
red-sided curlytail lizard Leiocephalus schreibersii Reptiles
brown mabuya Mabuya multifasciata Reptiles
Bibron's thick-toed gecko Pachydactylus bibronii Reptiles
Texas horned lizard Phrynosoma cornutum Reptiles
burmese python Python molurus bivittatus Reptiles
Brahminy blind snake Ramphotyphlops braminus Reptiles
ocellated gecko Sphaerodactylus argus Reptiles
ashy gecko Sphaerodactylus elegans Reptiles
ringed wall gecko Tarentola annularis Reptiles
red-eared slider Trachemys scripta elegans Reptiles
feral dog Canis familiaris Terrestrial mammals
feral goat Capra hircus Terrestrial mammals
feral cat Felis catus Terrestrial mammals
house mouse Mus musculus Terrestrial mammals
Norway rat Rattus norvegious Terrestrial mammals
European, black, or tree rat Rattus ratus Terrestrial mammals
feral hog, European wild boar Sus scrofa Terrestrial mammals