ⓘ Category:Endemic fauna of Japan

Addyme confusalis

Addyme confusalis is a species of snout moth in the genus Addyme. It was described by Hiroshi Yamanaka in 2006 and is known from Japan. Wingspan 9-11 mm 0.35–0.43 V.

Antispila cleyerella

Antispila cleyerella is a moth of the family Heliozelidae that is endemic to Japan. Length of fore wings is 2.8–3.3 mm 0.11–0.13 V. the front wings dark brown with purple reflections. The wings are dark brown. Adults are on wing from late April to early may. The larvae feed on Cleyera Japonica has. They mine the leaves of their host plant. Mine originally has the shape of a spiral linear mine, but later become a full-depth blotch. Mines and larvae can be found from late March to mid-April. Mature larvae cut out a case in which they pupate.

Antispila distyliella

Antispila distyliella is a moth of the family Heliozelidae. It is found on the Ryukyu Islands in Japan. Length of fore wings is 3.1–3.8 mm 0.12–0.15 V. On the front wings dark brown with violet reflections, and two silvery-white spots spinal cord with a metallic sheen. Wings pale-brownish with a metallic sheen. Adults appear from early to mid-June. The larvae feed on Distylium racemosum. They get in the blade of the host plant. Initially, the mine has the form of a winding linear mine in the palisade layer. Later, she becomes a full depth blotch mine. The adult larvae to do business with t ...

Biwa trout

The Biwa trout is an anadromous salmonid fish of the genus Oncorhynchus, endemic to Lake Biwa in Shiga Prefecture, Japan, but also introduced to Lake Ashi and Lake Chūzenji. While called trout, the fish is most closely related to the masu salmon Oncorhynchus masou of the western Pacific, and is most often considered a subspecies of it, Oncorhynchus masou rhodurus. Adult Biwa trout typically ranges from 40 to 50 cm from 16 to 20 in length and from 1.5 to 2.5 kg 3.3 to 5.5 lb in weight, although large specimens can be up to 28 70 cm in length and 5.0 11.0 kg lb in weight. This fish feeds on ...

Calguia rufobrunnealis

Calguia rufobrunnealis is a species of snout moth in the genus Calguia. It was described by Hiroshi Yamanaka in 2006. It is found in Japan. The wingspan is 8-11 mm 0.31–0.43 V.

Caloptilia azaleella

The azalea leaf miner is a moth of the family Gracillariidae. It is endemic to Japan, but has been introduced worldwide, wherever there are Azaleas.


ⓘ Endemic fauna of Japan

  • of Japan includes its flora, fauna and natural habitats. The islands of Japan stretch a long distance from north to south and cover a wide range of climatic
  • highlands of Ethiopia, or large bodies of water far from other lakes, like Lake Baikal. Hydrangea hirta is an example of an endemic species found in Japan Endemics
  • The Japanese pond turtle Mauremys japonica is a species of turtle in the family Geoemydidae endemic to Japan Its Japanese name is nihon ishigame, Japanese
  • considered the fauna of Asia. Since there is no natural biogeographic boundary in the west between Europe and Asia, the term fauna of Asia is somewhat
  • striate. height of the shell is 2.2 mm. The width of the shell is 4.5 mm. This species was endemic to Haha - jima in the Ogasawara Islands Japan Ogasawarana
  • The Japanese squirrel Sciurus lis is a tree squirrel in the genus Sciurus endemic to Japan The Japanese squirrel s range includes the islands of Honshū
  • height of the shell is 4 mm. H. acutissima was endemic to Haha - jima in the Ogasawara Islands, Japan and is listed as endangered in the IUCN Red List of Threatened
  • The Japanese dormouse Glirulus japonicus is a species of rodent in the family Gliridae endemic to Japan It is monotypic within the genus Glirulus.
  • The Japanese black salamander Hynobius nigrescens is a species of salamander in the family Hynobiidae, endemic to Japan Its natural habitats are temperate

Ericandersonia sagamia

Ericandersonia sagamia is a species of eelpout, a deepwater fish in the family Zoarcidae. The genus and species were newly described in 2006. It was found in Sagami Bay, Japan, at depths of between 880 and 930 m.