List of endangered and protected species of China

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The endangered species of China may include any

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

Endangered & protected species of China
as designated by the government of China, IUCN and CITES
The giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca) is a Class I protected species of the national government of China, a vulnerable species on the IUCN Red List[1] and a species threatened by extinction on Appendix I of the CITES
The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is a Class II species in China, an endangered species on the IUCN Red List and listed in Appendix I of the CITES.

As one of the world's most

most populous, China is home to a significant number of wildlife species vulnerable to or in danger of local extinction due to the impact of human activity.[2][3] Under the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Protection of Wildlife, the national and local governments are required to designate rare or threatened species for special protection under the law. The type of legal protection that a particular species in China enjoys may depend on the locality of administration. For example, the Beijing Municipal Government designates the wild boar and masked palm civet, which are found in the wilderness around the municipality, as local Class I protected species even though none are among the Class I or II protected species designated by the national government.[4]

China is a signatory country to the

endemic to the country, such as the groove-toothed flying squirrel and the Ili pika


The species listed in this article are designated by one or more of the following authorities as endangered or threatened:

  1. The List of Wildlife under Special State Protection as designated by the Chinese State Council pursuant to Article 9 of the Law of the People's Republic of China on the Protection of Wildlife[5][6]
  2. The
    Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), in Appendix I of its catalogue includes "species threatened with extinction".[7]
  3. The Red List of Threatened Species compiled by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.[8]

Endangered and protected animal species


Protected and endangered mammal species of China
  indicates species
to China
Order Family
Scientific name
Common name Chinese name Protection
in China
IUCN Red List CITES App'x
Lorisidae Nycticebus bengalensis Bengal slow loris 蜂猴 I 04 I
Lorisidae Nycticebus pygmaeus Pygmy slow loris 倭蜂猴 I 04 I
Cercopithecidae Macaca arctoides Stump-tailed macaque 短尾猴 II 04
Cercopithecidae Macaca assamensis Assam macaque 熊猴 II 05
Cercopithecidae Macaca cyclopis Formosan rock macaque 台湾猴 I 06
Cercopithecidae Macaca leonina Northern pig-tailed macaque 北豚尾猴 I 04
Cercopithecidae Macaca leucogenys White-cheeked macaque 白颊猕猴 II
Cercopithecidae Macaca mulatta Rhesus macaque 猕猴 II 06
Cercopithecidae Macaca munzala Arunachal macaque 藏南猕猴 II 0304
Cercopithecidae Macaca thibetana Tibetan macaque 藏酋猴 II 05
Cercopithecidae Semnopithecus schistaceus Nepal gray langur 喜山长尾叶猴 I 06 I
Cercopithecidae Trachypithecus crepusculus Indochinese grey langur 印支灰叶猴 I


Cercopithecidae Trachypithecus francoisi François' langur 黑叶猴 I0303 03
Cercopithecidae Trachypithecus phayrei Phayre's leaf monkey 菲氏叶猴 I 03
Cercopithecidae Trachypithecus pileatus Capped langur 戴帽叶猴 I 04 I
Cercopithecidae Trachypithecus leucocephalus White-headed langur 白头叶猴 I 02
Cercopithecidae Trachypithecus shortridgei Shortridge's langur 肖氏乌叶猴 I 03 I
Rhinopithecus bieti
Black snub-nosed monkey
滇金丝猴 I 03 I
Cercopithecidae Rhinopithecus brelichi Gray snub-nosed monkey 黔金丝猴 I 03 I
Cercopithecidae Rhinopithecus roxellana Golden snub-nosed monkey 川金丝猴 I 03 I
Cercopithecidae Rhinopithecus strykeri Myanmar snub-nosed monkey 缅甸金丝猴 I 02 I
Hylobatidae Hoolock hoolock Western hoolock gibbon 西白眉长臂猿 I 03 I
Hylobatidae Hoolock leuconedys Eastern hoolock gibbon 东白眉长臂猿 I 04 I
Hylobatidae Hoolock tianxing Skywalker hoolock gibbon 高黎贡白眉长臂猿 I 03 I
Hylobatidae Hylobates lar Lar gibbon 白掌长臂猿 I 03 I
Hylobatidae Nomascus concolor Black crested gibbon 西黑冠长臂猿 I 03 I
Hylobatidae Nomascus nasutus Eastern black crested gibbon 东黑冠长臂猿 I 02 I
Hylobatidae Nomascus hainanus Hainan black crested gibbon 海南长臂猿 I 02 I
Hylobatidae Nomascus leucogenys Northern white-cheeked gibbon 北白颊长臂猿 I 03 I
Manidae Manis crassicaudata Indian pangolin 印度穿山甲 I 03 I
Manidae Manis javanica Sunda pangolin 马来穿山甲 I 02 I
Pholidota Manidae Manis pentadactyla Chinese pangolin 穿山甲 I 02 I
Carnivora Canidae
Canis lupus
Gray wolf
II 06 II
Carnivora Canidae Canis aureus Golden jackel 亚洲胡狼 II 06
Carnivora Canidae Cuon alpinus Dhole I 03 II
Carnivora Canidae Nyctereutes procyonoides Common raccoon dog II 06
Carnivora Canidae Vulpes corsac Corsac fox 沙狐 II 06
Carnivora Canidae Vulpes ferrilata Tibetan fox 藏狐 II 06
Carnivora Canidae Vulpes vulpes Red fox 赤狐 II 06
Carnivora Ursidae Melursus ursinus Sloth bear 懒熊 II 04 I
Carnivora Ursidae Helarctos malayanus Sun bear 马来熊 I 04 I
Carnivora Ursidae Ursus arctos Brown bear 棕熊 II 06 I
Carnivora Ursidae Ursus thibetanus Asian black bear 黑熊 II 04
Carnivora Ursidae Ailuropoda melanoleuca Giant panda 大熊猫 I 03 I
Carnivora Ailuridae Ailurus fulgens Red panda 小熊猫 II 03 I
Carnivora Mustelidae Martes flavigula Yellow-throated marten 黄喉貂 II 06
Carnivora Mustelidae Martes foina Beech marten 石貂 II 06
Carnivora Mustelidae Martes zibellina Sable 紫貂 I 06
Carnivora Mustelidae Gulo gulo Wolverine 貂熊 I 06
Carnivora Mustelidae
Aonyx cinerea
Oriental small-clawed otter
小爪水獺 II 04 I
Carnivora Mustelidae
Lutra lutra
European otter
水獭 II 05 I
Carnivora Mustelidae Lutrogale perspicillata Smooth-coated otter 江獭 II 05 I
Carnivora Viverridae Viverra megaspila Large-spotted civet 大班灵猫 I 03
Carnivora Viverridae Viverra zibetha Large Indian civet 大灵猫 I 05
Carnivora Viverridae Viverricula indica Small Indian civet 小灵猫 I 06
Carnivora Viverridae Paradoxurus hermaphroditus Asian palm civet 椰子猫 II 06
Carnivora Viverridae Arctictis binturong Binturong 熊狸 I 04
Carnivora Viverridae Arctogalidia trivirgata Small-toothed palm civet 小齿狸 I 06
Carnivora Viverridae Chrotogale owstoni Owston's palm civet 缟灵猫 I 03
Prionodon pardicolor Spotted linsang 斑林狸 II 06 I
Carnivora Felidae Felis bieti Chinese mountain cat 荒漠貓 I 04 II
Carnivora Felidae Felis chaus Jungle cat 丛林猫 I 06 II
Carnivora Felidae Felis silvestris European wildcat 草原斑猫 II 06 II
Carnivora Felidae Felis viverrinus Fishing cat 渔猫 II 03 II
Carnivora Felidae Otocolobus manul Pallas's cat 兔狲 II 05 II
Carnivora Felidae Lynx lynx Eurasian lynx 猞猁 II 06 II
Carnivora Felidae Pardofelis marmorata Marbled cat 云猫 II 04 I
Carnivora Felidae Felis temmincki Asian golden cat 金猫 I 05 II
Carnivora Felidae Prionailurus bengalensis Leopard cat 豹猫 II 06 II
Carnivora Felidae Neofelis nebulosa Clouded leopard 云豹 I 04 I
Carnivora Felidae Panthera pardus Leopard I 05 I
Carnivora Felidae Panthera tigris Tiger I 02 I
Carnivora Felidae Panthera uncia Snow leopard 雪豹 I 03 II
Carnivora Otariidae Callorhinus ursinus Northern fur seal 北海狗 II 03
Carnivora Otariidae Eumetopias jubatus Steller sea lion 北海狮 II 05
Carnivora Phocidae Phoca largha Spotted seal 西太平洋斑海豹 I 06
Carnivora Phocidae Erignathus barbatus Bearded seal 髯海豹 II 06
Carnivora Phocidae Pusa hispida Ringed seal 环海豹 II 06
Proboscidea Elephantidae Elephas maximus Asian elephant 亚洲象 I 03 I
Equidae Equus ferus Przewalski's horse 普氏野马 I 03 I
Equidae Equus hemionus Mongolian wild ass 蒙古野驴 I 05 I
Equidae Equus kiang Kiang 藏野驴 I 06 II
Rhinocerotidae Dicerorhinus sumatrensis Sumatran rhinoceros 苏门答腊犀牛 02 I
Rhinocerotidae Rhinoceros sondaicus Javan rhinoceros 爪哇犀 02 I
Camelus ferus Wild Bactrian camel 野骆驼 I 02
Tragulidae Tragulus williamsoni Williamson's mouse-deer 威氏鼷鹿 I 07
Moschidae Moschus anhuiensis Anhui musk deer 安徽麝 I 03 II
Moschidae Moschus berezovskii Dwarf musk deer 林麝 I 03 II
Moschidae Moschus chrysogaster Alpine musk deer 马麝 I 03 II
Moschidae Moschus fuscus Black musk deer 黑麝 I 03 II
Moschidae Moschus leucogaster White-bellied musk deer 喜马拉雅麝 I 03 II
Moschidae Moschus moschiferus Siberian musk deer 原麝 I 04 II
Cervidae Hydropotes inermis Water deer II 04
Cervidae Muntiacus crinifrons Hairy-fronted muntjac 黑麂 I 04 I
Cervidae Muntiacus gongshanensis Gongshan muntjac 贡山麂 II 07
Muntiacus nigripes
Black-footed muntjac
海南麂 II 06[Note 1]
Cervidae Axis porcinus Indian hog deer 豚鹿 I 03 I[Note 2]
Cervidae Cervus equinus Sambar 水鹿 II 04
Cervidae Cervus nippon Shika 梅花鹿 I 06
[Note 3]
Cervidae Cervus canadensis Elk 马鹿 II 06
Cervidae Cervus wallichii Tibetan red deer 西藏马鹿 I 06[Note 1]
Cervidae Cervus wallichii macneilli Sichuan deer 白臀鹿 I 06[Note 1]
Cervidae Cervus yarkandensis Yarkand deer 塔里木马鹿 I 06[Note 1]
Cervidae Panolia siamensis Eld's deer 坡鹿 I 03 I
Cervidae Przewalskium albirostris Thorold's deer 白唇鹿 I 04
Cervidae Elaphurus davidianus Père David's deer 麋鹿 I 01
Cervidae Elaphodus cephalophus Tufted deer 毛冠鹿 II 05
Cervidae Alces alces Moose 驼鹿 I 06
Bos gaurus Gaur 野牛 I 04 I
Bos javanicus Banteng 爪哇野牛 I 03
Bos mutus Yak 野牦牛 I 04 I
Procapra gutturosa Mongolian gazelle 蒙原羚 I 06
Procapra picticaudata Goa 藏原羚 II 05
Procapra przewalskii Przewalski's gazelle 普氏原羚 I 03
Gazella subgutturosa Goitered gazelle 鹅喉羚 II 04
Pantholops hodgsonii Tibetan antelope 藏羚 I 03 I
Saiga tatarica Saiga 高鼻羚羊 I 02 II
Budorcas bedfordi Golden takin 秦岭羚牛 I 04[Note 1] II
Budorcas tibetanus Sichuan takin 四川羚牛 I 04[Note 1] II
Budorcas whitei Bhutan takin 不丹羚牛 I 04[Note 1] II
Budorcas taxicolor Mishmi takin 贡山羚牛 I 04[Note 1] II
Naemorhedus baileyi Red goral 赤斑羚 I 04 I
Naemorhedus caudatus Long-tailed goral 长尾斑羚 II 04 I
Naemorhedus evansi
Burmese goral
缅甸斑羚 II 04[Note 1] I
Naemorhedus goral Himalayan goral 喜马拉雅斑羚 I 05 I
Naemorhedus griseus Chinese goral 中华斑羚 II 04 I
Hemitragus jemlahicus Himalayan tahr 塔尔羊 I 05
Capra sibirica Siberian ibex 北山羊 II 06
Pseudois nayaur Bharal 岩羊 II 06
Ovis ammon Altai argali 阿尔泰盘羊 II 05[Note 1] II
Ovis collium Karaganda argali 哈萨克盘羊 II 05[Note 1] II
Ovis darwini Gobi argali 戈壁盘羊 II 05[Note 1] II
Ovis hodgsoni Tibetan argali 西藏盘羊 I 05[Note 1] I
Ovis karelini Tian Shan argali 天山盘羊 II 05[Note 1] II
Ovis polii Marco Polo sheep 帕米尔盘羊 II 05[Note 1] II
Capricornis milneedwardsii Chinese serow 中华鬣羚 II 04[Note 1] I
Capricornis rubidus Red serow 红鬣羚 II 04 I
Capricornis swinhoei Taiwan serow 台湾鬣羚 I 06
Capricornis thar Himalayan serow 喜马拉雅鬣羚 I 04[Note 1] I
Rodentia Castoridae Castor fiber Eurasian beaver 河狸 I 06
Rodentia Sciuridae Aeretes melanopterus Groove-toothed flying squirrel 沟牙鼯鼠 05
Rodentia Sciuridae Marmota sibirica Tarbagan marmot 蒙古旱獭 02
Rodentia Sciuridae Ratufa bicolor Black giant squirrel 巨松鼠 II 05 II
Eulipotyphla Erinaceidae Neohylomys hainanensis Hainan gymnure 海南新毛猬 02
Lagomorpha Ochotonidae Ochotona argentata Helan Shan pika 贺兰山鼠兔 II 02
Lagomorpha Ochotonidae Ochotona iliensis Ili pika 伊犁鼠兔 II 03
Lagomorpha Leporidae Caprolagus hispidus Hispid hare 粗毛兔 II 03 I
Lagomorpha Leporidae Lepus hainanus Hainan hare 海南兔 II 04
Lagomorpha Leporidae Lepus timidus Mountain hare 雪兔 II 06
Lagomorpha Leporidae Lepus yarkandensis Yarkand hare 塔里木兔 II 05
Sirenia Dugongidae Dugong dugon Dugong 儒艮 I 04 I
Cetacea Balaenidae Eubalaena japonica North Pacific right whale 北太平洋
I 03 I
Cetacea Eschrichtiidae Eschrichtius robustus Gray whale 灰鲸 I 03 I
Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenoptera musculus Blue whale 蓝鲸 I 03 I
Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenoptera acutorostrata Common minke whale 小须鲸 I 03 I
Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenoptera borealis Sei whale 塞鯨 I 07 I
Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenoptera edeni
Eden's whale
布氏鲸 I 06 I
Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenoptera omurai Omura's whale 大村鲸 I 07 I
Cetacea Balaenopteridae Balaenoptera physalus Fin whale 长须鲸 I 03 I
Cetacea Iniidae Lipotes vexillifer Baiji 白鱀豚 I 02 I
Cetacea Delphinidae Sousa chinensis Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin 中华白海豚 I 04 I
Cetacea Delphinidae Steno bredanensis Rough-toothed dolphin 糙齿海豚 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Stenella attenuata Pantropical spotted dolphin 热带点班原海豚 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Stenella coeruleoalba Striped dolphin 条纹原海豚 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Stenella longirostris Spinner dolphin 飞旋原海豚 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Delphinus capensis Long-beaked common dolphin 长喙真海豚 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Delphinus delphis Common dolphin 真海豚 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Tursiops aduncus Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin 印太瓶鼻海豚 II 05
Cetacea Delphinidae Tursiops truncatus Common bottlenose dolphin 瓶鼻海豚 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Lagenodelphis hosei Fraser's dolphin 弗氏海豚 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Grampus griseus Risso's dolphin 里氏海豚 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Lagenorhynchus obliquidens Pacific white-sided dolphin 太平洋斑纹海豚 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Peponocephala electra Melon-headed whale 瓜头鲸 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Orcinus orca Orca 虎鲸 II 07
Cetacea Delphinidae Pseudorca crassidens False killer whale 伪虎鲸 II 05
Cetacea Delphinidae Feresa attenuata Pygmy killer whale 小虎鲸 II 06
Cetacea Delphinidae Globicephala macrorhynchus Short-finned pilot whale 短肢领航鲸 II 06
Cetacea Phocoenidae Neophocaena asiaorientalis Yangtze finless porpoise 长江江豚 I 04 I
Cetacea Phocoenidae Neophocaena sunameri East Asian finless porpoise 东亚江豚 II 03
Cetacea Phocoenidae Neophocaena phocaenoides Indo-Pacific finless porpoise 印太江豚 II 04 I
Cetacea Physeteridae Physeter macrocephalus Sperm whale 抹香鲸 I 04 I
Cetacea Physeteridae Kogia breviceps Pygmy sperm whale 小抹香鲸 II 06
Cetacea Physeteridae Kogia sima Dwarf sperm whale 侏抹香鲸 II 06
Cetacea Ziphidae Ziphius cavirostris Cuvier's beaked whale 鹅喙鲸 II 06
Cetacea Ziphidae Mesoplodon densirostris Blainville's beaked whale 柏氏中喙鲸 II 06
Cetacea Ziphidae Mesoplodon ginkgodens Ginkgo-toothed beaked whale 银杏齿中喙鲸 II 07
Cetacea Ziphidae Mesoplodon peruvianus Pygmy beaked whale 小中喙鲸 II 06
Cetacea Ziphidae Berardius bairdii Baird's beaked whale 贝氏喙鲸 II 06 I
Cetacea Ziphidae Indopacetus pacificus Tropical bottlenose whale 朗氏喙鲸 II 06


Protected and endangered bird species of China
  indicates species
to China
Order Family
Scientific name
Common name Chinese name Protection
in China
IUCN Red List CITES App'x
Podicipediformes Podicipedidae Podiceps auritus Horned grebe 角鸊鷉 II 06 I
Podicipediformes Podicipedidae Podiceps grisegena Red-necked grebe 赤颈鸊鷉 II 06
Procellariiformes Diomedeidae Phoebastria albatrus Short-tailed albatross 短尾信天翁 I 04 I
Suliformes Sulidae Sula Booby (all species) 鲣鸟(所有种) II 06
Suliformes Phalacrocoracidae Phalacrocorax pelagicus Pelagic cormorant 海鸬鷀 II 06
Suliformes Phalacrocoracidae Microcarbo niger Little cormorant 黑颈鸬鷀 II 06
Suliformes Fregatidae Fregata andrewsi Christmas frigatebird 白腹军舰鸟 I 02 I
Ardeidae Egretta eulophotes Chinese egret 黄嘴白鹭 II 04
Ardeidae Egretta sacra Pacific reef heron 岩鹭 II 06
Ardeidae Gorsachius magnificus
White-eared night heron
海南鳽 II 03
Ardeidae Gorsachius goisagi Japanese night heron 栗头鳽 03 I
Ardeidae Ixobrychus minutus Little bittern 小苇鳽 II 06
Ciconiidae Mycteria leucocephala Painted stork 彩鹳 II 05 I
Ciconiidae Ciconia ciconia White stork 白鹳 I 06
Ciconiidae Ciconia nigra Black stork 黑鹳 I 06
Ciconiidae Ciconia boyciana Oriental stork 东方白鹳 03 I
Pelecaniformes Pelecanidae Pelecanus crispus Dalmatian pelican 卷羽鹈鹕 II 04 I
Pelecaniformes Pelecanidae Pelecanus philippensis Spot-billed pelican 斑嘴鹈鹕 II 05 I
Pelecaniformes Threskiornithidae Threskiornis aethiopicus African sacred ibis 埃及圣鹮 II 06
Pelecaniformes Threskiornithidae Pseudibis papillosa Red-naped ibis 黑鹮 II 06
Pelecaniformes Threskiornithidae Nipponia nippon Crested ibis 朱鹮 I 03 I
Pelecaniformes Threskiornithidae Plegadis falcinellus Glossy ibis 彩鹮 II 06
Pelecaniformes Threskiornithidae Platalea leucorodia Eurasian spoonbill 白琵鹭 II 06
Pelecaniformes Threskiornithidae Platalea minor Black-faced spoonbill 黑脸琵鹭 II 02
Pelecaniformes Threskiornithidae Pseudibis davisoni White-shouldered ibis 黑鹮 02
Anseriformes Anatidae Branta ruficollis Red-breasted goose 红胸黑雁 II 03
Anseriformes Anatidae Anser albifrons Greater white-fronted goose 白额雁 II 06
Anseriformes Anatidae Cygnus (genus) Swan (all species) 天鹅 II 06
Anseriformes Anatidae Aix galericulata Mandarin duck 鸳鸯 II 06
Anseriformes Anatidae Mergus squamatus Scaly-sided merganser 中华秋沙鸭 I 03
Anseriformes Anatidae Aythya baeri Baer's pochard 青头潜鸭 02
Anseriformes Anatidae Oxyura leucocephala White-headed duck 白头硬尾鸭 03
Falconiformes Accipitridae Aquila chrysaetos Golden eagle 金雕 I 06
Falconiformes Accipitridae Aquila heliaca Eastern imperial eagle 白肩雕 I 04 I
Falconiformes Accipitridae Haliaeetus leucoryphus Pallas's fish eagle 玉带海雕 I 04
Falconiformes Accipitridae Haliaeetus albicilla White-tailed eagle 白尾海雕 I 06 I
Falconiformes Accipitridae Haliaeetus pelagicus Steller's sea eagle 虎头海雕 I 04
Falconiformes Accipitridae Gyps bengalensis White-rumped vulture 白背兀鹫 I 02
Falconiformes Accipitridae Gypaetus barbatus Bearded vulture 胡兀鹫 I 06
Falconiformes Accipitridae Neophron percnopterus Egyptian vulture 白兀鷲 03
Falconiformes Accipitridae Sarcogyps calvus Red-headed vulture 黑兀鹫 II 02
Falconiformes Falconidae Falco pelegrinoides Barbary falcon 拟游隼 II 06 I
Falconiformes Falconidae Falco peregrinus Peregrine falcon 游隼 II 06 I
Falconiformes Falconidae Falco rusticolus Gyrfalcon 矛隼 II 06 I
Falconiformes Falconidae Falco altaicus Saker falcon 猎隼 II 03
Galliformes Tetraonidae Tetrao parvirostris Black-billed capercaillie 黑嘴松鸡 I 06
Galliformes Tetraonidae Lyrurus tetrix Black grouse 黑琴鸡 II 06
Galliformes Tetraonidae Lagopus lagopus Willow ptarmigan 柳雷鸟 II 06
Galliformes Tetraonidae Lagopus mutus Rock ptarmigan 岩雷鸟 II 06
Galliformes Tetraonidae Falcipennis falcipennis Siberian grouse 镰翅鸡 II 05
Galliformes Tetraonidae Tetrastes bonasia Hazel grouse 花尾榛鸡 II 06
Galliformes Tetraonidae Tetrastes sewerzowi Chinese grouse 斑尾榛鸡 I 05
Galliformes Phasianidae Tetraogallus tibetanus Tibetan snowcock 藏雪鸡 II 06 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Tetraophasis obscurus Verreaux's monal-partridge 雉鹑 I 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Arborophila rufipectus Sichuan partridge 四川山鹧鸪 I 03
Galliformes Phasianidae Arborophila ardens Hainan partridge 海南山鹧鸪 I 04
Galliformes Phasianidae Ithaginis cruentus Blood pheasant 血雉 II 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Tragopan melanocephalus Western tragopan 黑头角雉 I 04 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Tragopan satyra Satyr tragopan 红胸角雉 I 05
Galliformes Phasianidae Tragopan blythii Blyth's tragopan 灰腹角雉 I 04 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Tragopan temminckii Temminck's tragopan 红腹角雉 II 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Tragopan caboti Cabot's tragopan 黄腹角雉 I 04 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Lophophorus impejanus Himalayan monal 棕尾虹雉 I 06 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Lophophorus lhuysii Chinese monal 绿尾虹雉 I 04 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Lophophorus sclateri Sclater's monal 白尾梢虹雉 I 04 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Crossoptilon crossoptilon White eared pheasant 藏马鸡 II 06 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Crossoptilon auritum Blue eared pheasant 蓝马鸡 II 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Crossoptilon mantchuricum Brown eared pheasant 褐马鸡 I 04 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Lophura leucomelanos Kalij pheasant 黑鹇 II 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Lophura nycthemera Silver pheasant 白鹇 II 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Lophura swinhoii Swinhoe's pheasant 蓝鹇 I 05
Galliformes Phasianidae Gallus gallus Red junglefowl 原鸡 II 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Pucrasia macrolopha Koklass pheasant 勺鸡 II 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Syrmaticus humiae Mrs. Hume's pheasant 黑颈长尾雉 I 05 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Syrmaticus reevesii Reeves's pheasant 白冠长尾雉 II 04
Galliformes Phasianidae Syrmaticus ellioti Elliot's pheasant 白颈长尾雉 I 05 I
Galliformes Phasianidae Syrmaticus mikado Mikado pheasant 黑长尾雉 I 05
Galliformes Phasianidae Chrysolophus pictus Golden pheasant 红腹锦鸡 II 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Chrysolophus amherstiae Lady Amherst's pheasant 白腹锦鸡 II 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Polyplectron bicalcaratum Grey peacock-pheasant 灰孔雀雉 I 06
Galliformes Phasianidae Pavo muticus Green peafowl 绿孔雀 I 03
Galliformes Phasianidae Polyplectron katsumatae Hainan peacock-pheasant 海南孔雀雉 03
Gruiformes Gruidae Grus grus Common crane 灰鹤 II 06 I
Gruiformes Gruidae Grus nigricollis Black-necked crane 黑颈鹤 I 04 I
Gruiformes Gruidae Grus monacha Hooded crane 白头鹤 I 04
Gruiformes Gruidae Grus canadensis Sandhill crane 沙丘鹤 II 06 I
Gruiformes Gruidae Grus japonensis Red-crowned crane 丹顶鹤 I 03 I
Gruiformes Gruidae Grus vipio White-naped crane 白枕鹤 II 04 I
Gruiformes Gruidae Grus leucogeranus Siberian crane 白鹤 I 02
Gruiformes Gruidae Grus antigone Sarus crane 赤颈鹤 I 04
Gruiformes Gruidae Anthropoides virgo Demoiselle crane 蓑羽鹤 II 06
Crex crex Corn crake 长脚秧鸡 II 06
Porzana parva Little crake 姬田鸡 II 06
Porzana bicolor Black-tailed crake 棕背田鸡 II 06
Coturnicops exquisitus Swinhoe's rail 花田鸡 II 06
Gruiformes Otididae Otis tarda Great bustard 大鸨 I 04
Gruiformes Otididae Tetrax tetrax Little bustard 小鸨 I 05
Gruiformes Otididae Chlamydotis macqueenii MacQueen's bustard 波斑鸨 I 07 I
Charadriiformes Jacanidae Metopidius indicus Bronze-winged jacana 铜翅水雉 II 06
Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Numenius borealis Eskimo curlew 爱斯基摩杓鹬 II 02
Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Tringa guttifer Nordmann's greenshank 小青脚鹬 II 03 I
Charadriiformes Scolopacidae Eurynorhynchus pygmeus Spoon-billed sandpiper 勺嘴鹬 02
Charadriiformes Glareolidae Glareola lactea Small pratincole 灰燕鸻 II 06
Charadriiformes Laridae Larus relictus Relict gull 遗鸥 I 04 I
Charadriiformes Laridae Larus minutus Little gull 小鸥 II 06
Charadriiformes Sternidae Chlidonias niger Black tern 黑浮鸥 II 06
Charadriiformes Sternidae Thalasseus bernsteini Chinese crested tern 黑嘴端凤头燕鸥 II 02
Charadriiformes Sternidae
Sterna aurantia
River tern
黄嘴河燕鸥 II 05
Pterocliformes Pteroclidae Pterocles orientalis Black-bellied sandgrouse 黑腹沙鸡 II 06
Columbiformes Columbidae Treron (genus) Green pigeon (all species) 绿鸠(所有种) II 06
Columbiformes Columbidae Ptilinopus leclancheri Black-chinned fruit dove 黑颏果鸠 II 06
Columbiformes Columbidae Ducula (genus) Imperial pigeon (all species) 皇鸠(所有种) II 06
Columbiformes Columbidae Columba palumbus Common wood pigeon 斑尾林鸽 II 06
Columbiformes Columbidae Macropygia (genus) Cuckoo-doves 鹃鸠属(所有种) II 06
Psittaciformes Psittacidae
Psittacidae (family)
Parrots (all species) 鹦鹉科(所有种) II 06
Cuculidae Centropus (genus) Coucal (all species) 鸦鹃(所有种) II 06
Strigiformes Strigidae Bubo blakistoni Blakiston's fish owl 毛腿渔鸮 II 03
Apodiformes Apodidae Hirundapus cochinchinensis Silver-backed needletail 灰喉针尾雨燕 II 06
Apodiformes Hemiprocnidae Hemiprocne longipennis Grey-rumped treeswift 凤头树燕 II 06
Trogoniformes Trogonidae Harpactes oreskios Orange-breasted trogon 橙胸咬鹃 II 06
Alcedo meninting Blue-eared kingfisher 蓝耳翠鸟 II 06
Coraciiformes Halcyonidae Pelargopsis capensis Stork-billed kingfisher 鹳嘴翡翠 II 06
Coraciiformes Meropidae Merops leschenaulti Chestnut-headed bee-eater 黑胸蜂虎 II 06
Coraciiformes Meropidae Merops orientalis Asian green bee-eater 绿喉蜂虎 II 06
Coraciiformes Bucerotidae Aceros nipalensis Rufous-necked hornbill 棕颈犀鸟 II 04 I
Coraciiformes Bucerotidae Buceros bicornis Great hornbill 双角犀鸟 II 05 I
Coraciiformes Bucerotidae Anorrhinus austeni Austen's brown hornbill 白喉犀鸟 II 05
Piciformes Picidae Dryocopus javensis White-bellied woodpecker 白腹黑啄木鸟 II 06 I
Passeriformes Eurylaimidae Eurylaimidae (family) Broadbills (all species) 阔嘴鸟(所有种) II 06
Passeriformes Pittidae Pittidae (family) Pittas (all species) 八色鸫(所有种) II 06
Emberiza jankowskii Jankowski's bunting 栗斑腹鹀 03
Passeriformes Timaliidae Pterorhinus courtoisi Blue-crowned laughingthrush 靛冠噪鹛 02


Protected and endangered reptile species of China
  indicates species
to China
Order Family
Scientific name
Common name Chinese name Protection
in China
IUCN Red List CITES App'x
Crocodilia Alligatoridae Alligator sinensis Chinese alligator 扬子鳄 I 02 I
Squamata Varanidae
Varanus bengalensis
Bengal monitor 孟加拉巨蜥 06 I
Squamata Varanidae
Varanus salvator
Water monitor
巨蜥 I 06
Shinisaurus crocodilurus
Chinese crocodile lizard 中国鳄蜥 I 04
Squamata Gekkonidae
Gekko gecko
Tokay gecko 大壁虎 II 07
Squamata Pythonidae
Python molurus
Indian python
I 05 I
Squamata Viperidae Vipera ursinii Meadow viper 草原蝰 04 I
Squamata Viperidae Protobothrops mangshanensis Mang Mountain pit viper 莽山烙铁头蛇 03
Squamata Colubridae
Hebius metusium
Wa Shan keelback 瓦屋山腹链蛇 03
Squamata Colubridae Calamaria yunnanensis Yunnan reed snake 云南两头蛇 03
Squamata Colubridae
Euprepiophis perlacea
Sichuan rat snake
横斑丽蛇 03
Squamata Colubridae
Elaphe schrenkii
Manchurian black water snake
東北黑水蛇 ? 03 ?
Squamata Typhlopidae Typhlops lazelli Lazell's blind snake 香港盲蛇 02
Testudines Trionychidae
Palea steindachneri
Wattle-necked softshell turtle 山瑞鳖 II 03
Testudines Trionychidae
Pelochelys cantorii
Cantor's giant softshell turtle
I 03
Testudines Trionychidae
Rafetus swinhoei
Yangtze giant softshell turtle 斑鳖 02
Testudines Cheloniidae
Caretta caretta
Loggerhead sea turtle 蠵龟 II 03 I
Testudines Cheloniidae
Chelonia mydas
Green sea turtle 绿海龟 II 03 I
Testudines Cheloniidae
Eretmochelys imbricata
Hawksbill sea turtle 玳瑁 II 02 I
Testudines Cheloniidae
Lepidochelys olivacea
Olive ridley sea turtle 太平洋丽龟 II 04 I
Testudines Dermochelyidae
Dermochelys coriacea
Leatherback sea turtle 棱皮龟 II 02 I
Testudo horsfieldi
Russian tortoise 四爪陆龟 I 04
Manouria impressa
Impressed tortoise 凹甲陆龟 II 04
Platysternon megacephalum
Big-headed turtle 大头龟 03
Testudines Geoemydidae
Cuora aurocapitata
Yellow-headed box turtle 金头闭壳龟 03
Testudines Geoemydidae
Cuora flavomarginata
Chinese box turtle 食蛇龟 03
Testudines Geoemydidae
Geoemyda spengleri
Black-breasted leaf turtle 地龟 II 03
Testudines Geoemydidae
Cuora trifasciata
Golden coin turtle 三线闭壳龟 II 02
Testudines Geoemydidae
Cuora yunnanensis
Yunnan box turtle 云南闭壳龟 II 02
Testudines Geoemydidae
Cuora galbinifrons
Indochinese box turtle 黄额闭壳龟 02
Testudines Geoemydidae
Cuora mccordi
McCord's box turtle 百色闭壳龟 02
Testudines Geoemydidae
Cuora mouhotii
Keeled box turtle 锯缘摄龟 03
Testudines Geoemydidae
Cuora pani
Pan's box turtle 潘氏闭壳龟 02
Testudines Geoemydidae
Cuora zhoui
Zhou's box turtle 周氏闭壳龟 02
Testudines Geoemydidae
Mauremys mutica
Yellow pond turtle 黄喉拟水龟 03
Testudines Geoemydidae
Mauremys nigricans
Red-necked pond turtle 黑颈乌龟 03
Testudines Geoemydidae
Mauremys reevesii
Chinese pond turtle 草龟 03
Testudines Geoemydidae
Ocadia sinensis
Chinese stripe-necked turtle 花龟 03
Testudines Geoemydidae
Sacalia bealei
Beale's eyed turtle 眼斑水龟 02
Testudines Geoemydidae
Sacalia quadriocellata
Four-eyed turtle 四眼斑水龟 03


Protected and endangered amphibian species of China
  indicates species
to China
Order Family
Scientific name
Common name Chinese name Protection
in China
IUCN Red List CITES App'x
Caudata Cryptobranchidae Andrias davidianus Chinese giant salamander 大鯢 II 02 I
Caudata Hynobiidae Hynobius chinensis Chinese salamander 中国小鲵 03
Caudata Hynobiidae Batrachuperus londongensis Longdong stream salamander 龙洞山溪鲵 03
Caudata Hynobiidae Hynobius amjiensis Amji's salamander 安吉小鲵 02
Caudata Hynobiidae
Hynobius formosanus
Taiwan salamander
台湾山椒鱼 03
Caudata Hynobiidae
Hynobius sonani
Sonan's salamander
楚南小鲵 03
Caudata Salamandridae
Paramesotriton guanxiensis
Guangxi warty newt
广西瘰螈 03
Caudata Salamandridae
Ranodon sibiricus
Central Asian salamander
新疆北鲵 03
Caudata Salamandridae Tylototriton asperrimus Black knobby newt 细痣疣螈 II 05
Caudata Salamandridae Echinotriton chinhaiensis Chinhai spiny newt 镇海疣螈 II 02
Caudata Salamandridae Tylototriton kweichowensis Red-tailed knobby newt 贵州疣螈 II 04
Caudata Salamandridae Tylototriton taliangensis Taliang knobby newt 大涼疣螈 II 05
Caudata Salamandridae Tylototriton verrucosus Himalayan newt 细瘰疣螈 II 06
Caudata Salamandridae Tylototriton hainanensis Hainan knobby newt 海南疣螈 03
Caudata Salamandridae Cynops orphicus Dayang newt 汕头蝾螈 03
Caudata Salamandridae Echinotriton andersoni Anderson's crocodile newt 琉球棘螈 02
Caudata Salamandridae Cynops wolterstorffi Yunnan lake newt 滇池蝾螈 07
Anura Ranidae Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Indus Valley bullfrog 虎紋蛙 II 06
Anura Ranidae Amolops hainanensis Hainan torrent frog 海南湍蛙 02
Anura Ranidae Amolops hongkongensis Hong Kong cascade frog 香港瀑蛙 03
Anura Ranidae Glandirana minima Fujian frog 小山蛙 02
Anura Ranidae
Nanorana maculosa
Piebald spiny frog
花棘蛙 03
Anura Ranidae Rana chevronta Chevron-spotted brown frog 峰斑林蛙 02
Anura Ranidae
Nanorana unculuanus
Yunnan Asian frog
棘肛蛙 03
Anura Ranidae Rana sauteri Sauter's brown frog 梭德氏蛙  03
Anura Ranidae
Nanorana yunnanensis
Yunnan spiny frog
双团棘胸蛙 03
Anura Ranidae
Quasipaa boulengeri
Boulenger's spiny frog
西藏齿突蟾 03
Anura Ranidae
Quasipaa robertingeri
Hejiang spiny frog
合江棘蛙 03
Anura Ranidae Odorrana kuangwuensis Kwangwu odorous frog 光雾臭蛙 02
Anura Ranidae Pelophylax tenggerensis none 腾格里蛙 03
Anura Bufonidae
Parapelophryne scalpta
Hainan flathead toad
Anura Microhylidae Micryletta steinegeri Stejneger's narrow-mouthed toad 台湾娟娃 03
Anura Rhacophoridae
Liuixalus ocellatus
Ocellated bubble-nest frog
眼斑小树蛙 03
Anura Rhacophoridae Liuixalus romeri Romer's tree frog 卢文氏树蛙 03
Anura Rhacophoridae
Rhacophorus arvalis
Farmland green tree frog
诸罗树蛙 03
Anura Rhacophoridae
Rhacophorus aurantiventris
Orange-belly tree frog
橙腹树蛙 03
Anura Rhacophoridae Rhacophorus minimus none 03
Anura Rhacophoridae
Rhacophorus yaoshanensis
none 瑶山树蛙 03
Anura Megophryidae Leptobrachium boringii Emei moustache toad 峨眉髭蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae Leptobrachium leishanense Leishan spiny toad 雷山髭蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae
Leptolalax alpinus
none 高山掌突蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae Oreolalax chuanbeiensis Chuanbei toothed toad 川北齿蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae Oreolalax liangbeiensis Liangbei toothed toad 凉北齿蟾 02
Anura Megophryidae Oreolalax omeimontis Omei toothed toad 峨眉齿蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae Oreolalax pingii Ping's toothed toad 秉志齿蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae Oreolalax puxiongensis Puxiong toothed toad 普雄齿蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae Scutiger chintingensis Chinting alpine toad 金顶齿突蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae Scutiger maculatus Piebald alpine toad 花齿突蟾 02
Anura Megophryidae Scutiger muliensis Muli cat-eyed toad 木里猫眼蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae Scutiger ningshanensis Ningshan alpine toad 宁陕齿突蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae Scutiger pingwuensis Pingwu alpine toad 平武齿突蟾 03
Anura Megophryidae
Xenophrys brachykolos
Short-legged horned toad
短腳角蟾 03


Ray-finned fish (Actinopterygii)[9]

Protected and endangered ray-finned fish species of China
  indicates species
to China
Order Family
Scientific name
Common name Chinese name Protection
in China
IUCN Red List CITES App'x
Perciformes Sciaenidae
Bahaba taipingensis
Chinese bahaba 黄唇鱼 II 02
Scorpaeniformes Cottidae
Trachidermus fasciatus
Roughskin sculpin
四鳃鲈 II
Syngnathiformes Syngnathidae
Hippocampus kelloggi
Great seahorse 线纹海马 II 07
Cypriniformes Catostomidae
Myxocyprinus asiaticus
Chinese high fin banded shark
胭脂鱼 II
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae
Tanichthys albonubes
White Cloud Mountain minnow 唐鱼 II 07
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Cyprinus pellegrini Barbless carp 大头鲤 II 07
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae
Sinocyclocheilus grahami
Golden-line barbel
滇池金线鲃 II 02
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae
Aspiorhynchus laticeps
Big-head schizothoracin
扁吻鱼 I 03
Cypriniformes Cyprinidae Zacco taliensis Dali schizothoracin 大理裂腹鱼 II
Anguilliformes Anguillidae
Anguilla marmorata
Marbled eel
花鳗鲡 II
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Hucho bleekeri Sichuan taimen 四川哲罗鲑 I 02
Salmoniformes Salmonidae Brachymystax lenok Lenok 秦岭细鳞鲑 II
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae
Acipenser sinensis
Chinese sturgeon 中华鲟 I 02 II
Acipenseriformes Acipenseridae
Acipenser dabryanus
Dabry's sturgeon 达氏鲟 I 01 II
Acipenseriformes Polyodontidae
Psephurus gladius
Chinese paddlefish 白鲟 I 07 II
Siluriformes Pangasiidae Pangasianodon gigas Mekong giant catfish 巨无齿𩷶 02 I

Cartilaginous fish (Chondrichthyes)

Protected and endangered cartilaginous fish species of China
Order Family
Scientific name
Common name Chinese name Protection
in China
IUCN Red List CITES App'x
Pristiformes Pristidae Anoxypristis cuspidata Knifetooth sawfish 尖齿锯鳐 02 I
Pristiformes Pristidae Pristis zijsron Longcomb sawfish 后鳍锯鳐 02 I


Protected and endangered lancelet species of China
Order Family
Scientific name
Common name Chinese name Protection
in China
IUCN Red List CITES App'x
Amphioxiformes Branchiostomatidae Branchiostoma belcheri Chinese amphioxus 文昌鱼 II

Endangered and protected plant species


Endangered and protected plant species, of the


See also


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q This subspecies has not been classified by the IUCN Red List; the conservation status shown refers to the species it belongs to.
  2. ^ Only applicable to A. p. annamiticus.
  3. ^ While the sika deer (Cervus nippon) is considered by the IUCN to be of least concern globally, at least three subspecies, the Shanxi sika deer (Cervus nippon grassianus), North China sika deer (Cervus nippon mandarinus) and Formosan sika deer (Cervus nippon taioanus) are extinct in the wild in China, but are raised on farms in captivity.


  1. ^ "Four out of six great apes one step away from extinction – IUCN Red List | IUCN World Conservation Congress". Archived from the original on 2016-09-08. Retrieved 2016-09-05.
  2. ^ Chapman, A.D (September 2005). "Numbers of Living Species in Australia and the World: A Report for the Department of the Environment and Heritage". Australian Biological Resources Study. Australian Biodiversity Information Services. Archived from the original on 2007-11-01. Retrieved 2007-11-26.
  3. ^ Countries with the Highest Biological Diversity Archived 2013-03-26 at the Wayback Machine. 2004 data. Retrieved 24 April 2013.
  4. ^ (in Chinese) 北京一级保护野生动物 Beijing Wildlife Conservation Association Archived 2013-04-16 at the Wayback Machine Accessed 2013-04-04.
  5. ^ Law of the People's Republic of China on the Protection of Wildlife, adopted November 8, 1988
  6. ^ "国家重点保护野生动物名录" (PDF) (in Chinese). National Forestry and Grassland Administration and Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. 2021-02-05. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2021-04-12. Retrieved 2023-01-28.
  7. ^ CITES species database Accessed 2013-04-23
  8. ^ [1]IUCN Red List Accessed 2013-04-20
  9. ISSN 2410-3888