Amendment to List of CITES Species (02/09/2007)

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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
 
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
 
 
Amendment to List of CITES Species
 
 
 
I, Kerry Smith, Assistant Secretary for the Wildlife Branch of the Department of the Environment and Water Resources, pursuant to paragraphs 303CA(9)(a), (b) and (c) of Part 13A of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, hereby amend the list of CITES species established under Subsection 303CA(1) of Part 13A of that Act, as set out in Schedule 1 to this instrument.
 
The amendments to Appendices I, II and III will take effect on 13 September 2007.
 
 
Dated this 2nd day of     September 2007
 
 
[signed]
 
Kerry Smith
 
Assistant Secretary
Wildlife Branch
Department of the Environment and Water Resources
 
 
Notes:
 
CITES means the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora made at Washington on 3 March 1973, as amended and in force for Australia from time to time.
 
 
 
Delete from Appendix I
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

Agave arizonica
New River Agave
I
 
29 Jul 83

 
Delete from Appendix II
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

 Pereskia spp., Pereskiopsis spp., Quiabentia spp.
 
II
 
1 Jul 75

Shortia galacifolia
Oconee Bells
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
29 Jul 83

 
Transfer from Appendix I to Appendix II
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

Melanosuchus niger
Black Caiman
II
Populations of Brazil are Appendix II.
1 Jul 75

Nolina interrata
Dehesa Bear‑grass
II
Including all parts and derivatives.
29 Jul 83

 
Transfer from Appendix II to Appendix I
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

Nycticebus spp.
Slow Loris
I
 
4 Feb 77

Nycticebus coucang
Slow Loris
I
 
1 Jul 75

Heloderma horridum charlesbogerti
Guatemalan beaded lizard
I
 
1 Jul 75

 
Add to Appendix I
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

Gazella cuvieri
Cuvier’s Gazelle, Atlas Gazelle, Mountain Gazelle, Edmi Gazelle
I
 
13 Sept 07

Gazella cuvieri
Cuvier’s Gazelle, Atlas Gazelle, Mountain Gazelle, Edmi Gazelle
I
Populations of Tunisia became subject to the Convention on this date>>>
 
22 Apr 76

Gazella leptoceros
Slender‑Horned Gazelle, Rhim
I
 
13 Sept 07

Gazella leptoceros
Slender‑Horned Gazelle, Rhim
I
Populations of Tunisia became subject to the Convention on this date>>>
22 Apr 76

Pristidae
Sawfish
I
 
13 Sept 07

 
Add to Appendix II
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

Pristis microdon
Freshwater Sawfish
II
For the exclusive purpose of allowing international trade in live animals to appropriate and acceptable aquaria for primarily conservation purposes.
13 Sept 07

Caesalpinia echinata
Brazilwood, Pau-Brasil, Pernambuco
II
Only logs, sawn wood, veneer sheets, including unfinished wood articles used for the fabrication of bows for stringed musical instruments are subject to the Convention
13 Sept 07

 
 
 
 
 
 
Add to Appendix III – Fauna and Flora
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

Dipteryx panamensis
Almendro
III
Only populations of Nicaragua are subject to the Convention. Populations of Costa Rica are also subject -  see other listing for this species for listing date. 
All parts and derivatives are
subject to the Convention.
13 Sept 07

Haliotis midae
Midas ear abalone, South African abalone
III
Only populations of South Africa are subject to the Convention.
3 May 07

 
Remove from Appendix III - Fauna
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

Epixerus ebii
African Palm Squirrel,
Ebian’s Palm Squirrel
III
Only populations of Ghana
are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anomalurus beecrofti
Beecroft’s Scaly-tailed Flying Squirrel
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anomalurus derbianus
Lord Derby’s Scaly-tailed Flying Squirrel
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anomalurus pelii
Pel’s Scaly‑tailed Flying Squirrel
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Idiurus macrotis
Long-eared Pygmy Flying Squirrel
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76 

Hystrix cristata
North African Crested Porcupine
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Hyemoschus aquaticus
Water Chevrotain
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Damaliscus lunatus
Sassaby Antelope, Korrigum, Tsessebe
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Tragelaphus eurycerus
Bongo Antelope
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Tragelaphus spekii
Sitatunga Antelope
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ardea goliath
Goliath Heron
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Bubulcus ibis (also referenced as Ardeola ibis)
Cattle Egret
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Casmerodius albus
Great White Egret
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Egretta garzetta
Little Egret
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Saddlebill Stork
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Leptoptilos crumeniferus
Marabou Stork
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Bostrychia hagedash
Hadada Ibis
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Bostrychia rara (also referenced as Lampribis rara)
Spotted‑breasted Ibis
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Threskiornis aethiopicus
Sacred Ibis
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Alopochen aegyptiacus
Egyptian Goose
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anas acuta
Northern Pintail
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anas capensis
Cape Wigeon
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anas clypeata
Northern Shoveler
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anas crecca
Green‑winged Teal, Common Teal
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anas penelope
Europeon Wigeon, Eurasian Wigeon
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anas querquedula
Garganey Teal
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Aythya nyroca
White‑eyed Pochard
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Dendrocygna viduata
White‑faced Whistling‑duck
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Nettapus auritus
African Pygmy Goose
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Plectropterus gambensis
Spur‑winged Goose
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pteronetta hartlaubii
Hartlaub’s Duck
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Agelastes meleagrides
White-breasted Guineafowl
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
 
26 Feb 76

Columba guinea
Speckled Pigeon
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Columba iriditorques
Bronze‑necked, Bronze-naped Pigeon, Western Bronze-naped Pigeon
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Columba livia
Rock Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Columba unicincta
African Wood Pigeon, Afep Pigeon
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Oena capensis
Namaqua Dove, Masked Dove, Cape Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Streptopelia decipiens
African Mourning Dove, Mourning Collared Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Streptopelia roseogrisea
African Turtle Dove, African Collared Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Streptopelia semitorquata
Red-eyed Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Streptopelia senegalensis
Laughing Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Streptopelia  turtur
European Turtle Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Streptopelia vinacea
Vinaceous Dove, Tinaceous Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Treron calva
African Green Pigeon, Green Fruit Pigeon
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Treron waalia
Yellow-bellied Green Pigeon, Bruce’s Green-pigeon
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Turtur abyssinicus
Black-billed Wood Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Turtur afer
Blue-spotted Wood Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Turtur brehmeri
Blue-headed Wood Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Turtur tympanistria
Tambourine Dove
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Psittacula krameri
Ring-neck Parakeet
III
Populations of Ghana were listed under the Convention on this date>>>
Please refer to Psittacidae spp. for other populations.
26 Feb 76

Corythaeola cristata
Great Blue Turaco
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Crinifer piscator
Gray Plantain Eater, Go-away Bird
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Musophaga violacea
Violet Turaco
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Serinus canicapillus
West African Seedeater
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Serinus leucopygius
White-rumped Seedeater
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Serinus mozambicus
Yellow‑fronted Canary
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Amadina fasciata
Cut-throat
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Amandava subflava
Zebra Waxbill
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Estrilda astrild
Common Waxbill
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Estrilda caerulescens
Lavender Waxbill, Lavender Fire‑finch
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Estrilda melpoda
Orange-cheeked Waxbill
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Estrilda troglodytes
Black-rumped Waxbill
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Lagonosticta rara
Black-bellied Waxbill
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Lagonosticta rubricata
African Waxbill, African Firefinch
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Lagonosticta rufopicta
Bar-breasted Waxbill, Bar-breasted Firefinch
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Lagonosticta senegala
Red-billed Fire Finch, Red-billed Waxbill
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Lagonosticta vinacea
Vinaceous Waxbill
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Lonchura bicolor
Black-and-white Mannikin
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Lonchura cantans
White-throated Munia, African Silverbill
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Lonchura cucullata
Bronze Mannikin
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Lonchura fringilloides
Magpie Mannikin, Pied Mannikin
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Mandingoa nitidula
Green-backed Twin-spot
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Nesocharis capistrata
Gray‑headed Olive-back
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Nigrita bicolor
Chestnut‑breasted Negro‑finch
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Nigrita canicapilla
Gray‑headed Negro‑finch
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Nigrita fusconota
White‑breasted Negro‑finch
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Nigrita luteifrons
Pale‑fronted Negro‑finch
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ortygospiza atricollis
Common Quail-finch
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Parmoptila rubrifrons
Jameson’s Antpecker, Flowerpecker Weaver-finch
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pholidornis rushiae
Tit-hylia
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pyrenestes ostrinus
Black-bellied Seedcracker
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pytilia hypogrammica
Yellow-winged Pytilia
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pytilia phoenicoptera
Red-winged Pytilia
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Spermophaga haematina
Blue-bill
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Uraeginthus
Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Amblyospiza albifrons
Grosbeak Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anaplectes rubriceps
Red‑headed Malimbe
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Anomalospiza imberbis
Parasitic Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Bubalornis albirostris
Buffalo Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Euplectes afer
Yellow‑crowned Bishop
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Euplectes ardens
Red‑collared Whydah
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Euplectes franciscanus
Red Bishop, Orange Bishop
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Euplectes hordeaceus
Black‑winged Red Bishop
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Euplectes macrourus
Yellow‑mantled Whydah
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Malimbus cassini
Cassin’s Malimbe
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Malimbus malimbicus
Crested Malimbe
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Malimbus nitens
Gray’s Malimbe
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Malimbus rubricollis
Red‑headed Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Malimbus scutatus
Red‑vented Malimbe
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pachyphantes superciliosus
Compact Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Passer griseus
Gray‑headed Sparrow
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Petronia dentata
Bush Petronia
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Plocepasser superciliosus
Chestnut‑crowned Sparrow-weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus albinucha
White‑naped Black Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus aurantius
Orange Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus cucullatus
Black‑headed Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus heuglini
Heuglin’s Masked Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus luteolus
Little Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus melanocephalus
Yellow‑backed Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus nigerrimus
Viellot’s Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus nigricollis
Black‑necked Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus pelzelni
Slender‑billed Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus preussi
Golden‑backed Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus tricolor
Yellow‑mantled Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Ploceus vitellinus
Vitelline Masked Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Quelea erythrops
Red‑headed Quelea
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Sporopipes frontalis
Speckled‑fronted Weaver
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Vidua chalybeata
Village Indigobird
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Vidua interjecta
Uelle Paradise Whydah
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Vidua larvaticola
Bako Indigobird
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Vidua macroura
Pin‑tailed Whydah
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Vidua orientalis
Northern Paradise Whydah
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Vidua raricola
Jambandu Indigobird
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Vidua togoensis
Togo Paradise Whydah
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Vidua wilsoni
Wilson’s Indigobird
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76 

Trionyx triunguis
Three‑clawed Turtle
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pelomedusa subrufa
Helmeted Terrapin
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pelusios adansonii
Adanson’s Hinged Terrapin
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pelusios castaneus
Brown Terrapin, Swamp Hinged Terrapin
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pelusios gabonensis
Gabon Hinged Terrapin
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Pelusios niger
Black Hinged Terrapin
III
Only populations of Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

 
Remove populations from Ghana from Appendix III                 
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

Mellivora capensis
Honey Badger, Ratel
III
Only populations of Botswana and Ghana are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Dendrocygna bicolor
Fulvous Whistling‑duck
III
Only populations of Ghana and Honduras are subject to the Convention.
26 Feb 76

Note other populations listed are to remain on Appendix III.    
 
Replace existing notation with the following
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

Psittaciformes spp.
Families and Genera in this order include:
Psittacidae: Refer to Psittacidae spp. for list of genera in this family.
 
Parrots and their allies
II
The entire order is listed. This means that all families, genera, species and subspecies in this order, except for Melopsittacus undulatus (Budgerigar) Nymphicus hollandicus
(Cockatiel), Psittacula krameri (ring-necked parakeet) and Agapornis roseicollis (Peach-faced Lovebird), are subject to the
Convention.
6 Jun 81
 

Psittacidae spp.
 
Parrots
II
Populations of Ghana within this family became subject to the Convention on this date>>>
The entire family is listed. This means that all genera, species and subspecies in this order,
except for Melopsittacus undulatus (Budgerigar) Nymphicus hollandicus
(Cockatiel), Psittacula krameri (ring-necked parakeet) and Agapornis roseicollis (Peach-faced Lovebird), are subject to the
Convention.
26 Feb 76

Dipteryx panamensis
Almendro
III
Only populations of Costa Rica are subject to the Convention. Populations of Nicuragua are also subject -  see other listing for this species for listing date. 
All parts and derivatives are subject to the Convention.
13 Feb 03

Cactaceae spp.
cacti, cactus
II
Artificially propagated specimens of the
1 Jul 75

following hybrids and/or cultivars are not subject to the provisions of CITES:
·       Hatiora x graeseri
·       Schlumbergera x buckleyi
·       Schlumbergera russelliana x Schlumbergera truncata
·       Schlumbergera orssichiana x Schlumbergera truncata
·       Schlumbergera opuntiodes x Schlumbergera truncata
·       Schlumbergera truncata (cultivars)
·       Cactaceae spp colour mutants lacking chlorophyll, grafted on the following grafting stocks: Harrisia ‘Jusbertii’, Hylocereus trigonus or Hylocereus undatus
·       Opuntia microdasys (cultivars)
 
Species of the following genera are not subject to the Convention: Pereskia, Pereskiopsis, Quiabentia.
 
All parts and derivatives are subject to the Convention, except:
·       seeds, except those from Mexican cacti originating in Mexico, and pollen;
·       seedling or tissue cultures obtained in vitro, in solid or liquid media, transported in sterile containers;
·       cut flowers of artifically propagated plants;
·       fruits and parts and derivatives thereof of naturalised or artifically propagated plants; and
·       separate stem joints (pads) and parts and derivatives thereof of naturalised or artificially propagated plants of the genus Opuntia subgenus Opuntia.
 
Exemption: Up to 3 rainsticks made from Appendix II Cactus species, contained in accompanied baggage and for personal use, do not require any CITES documentation
 

Vicugna vicugna
Vicuña
II
Bolivia:  All populations of Bolivia; for the exclusive purpose of allowing international trade in wool sheared from live vicuñas, and in cloth and items made thereof, including luxury handicrafts and knitted articles.
The reverse side of the cloth must bear the logotype adopted by the range States of the species, which are signatories to the Convenio para la Conservación y Manejo de la Vicuña, and the selvages the words 'VICUÑA-BOLIVIA'. Other products must bear a label including the logotype and the designation 'VICUÑA- BOLIVIA-ARTESANÍA'.
All other specimens shall be deemed to be specimens of species included in Appendix I and the trade in them shall be regulated accordingly.
1 Jul 75

Adonis vernalis
Spring Adonis
II
Designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
19 Jul 00

Guaiacum spp.
Lignum Vitae
II
Designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
13 Feb 03

Guaiacum officinale
Commoner Lignum Vitae
II
Designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
11 Jun 92

Guaiacum sanctum
Holywood Lignum Vitae
II
Designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
1 Jul 75

Nardostachys grandiflora
Himalayan Nard, Spikenard
II
Designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
18 Sep 97

Picrorhiza kurrooa
Kutki
II
Designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
18 Sep 97

Podophyllum hexandrum
Himalayan May‑apple
II
Designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
18 Jan 90

Rauvolfia serpentina
Snake‑root, Devil‑pepper
II
Designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
18 Jan 90

Taxus chinensis
Chinese Yew
II
Listing includes all infraspecific taxa of this species and designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
12 Jan 05

Taxus cuspidata
Japanese Yew
II
Listing includes all infraspecific taxa of this species and designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
Artificially propagated hybrids and cultivars of Taxus cuspidata, live, in pots or other small containers, each consignment being accompanied by a label or document stating the name of the taxon or taxa and the text 'artificially propagated', are not subject to the provisions of the Convention.
12 Jan 05

Taxus fuana
Chinese Yew
II
Listing includes all infraspecific taxa of this species and designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
12 Jan 05

Taxus sumatrana
Sumatran Yew
II
Listing includes all infraspecific taxa of this species and designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
12 Jan 05

Taxus wallichiana (also referenced as Taxus baccata wallichiana)
Himalayan Yew
II
Listing includes all infraspecific taxa of this species and designates all parts and derivatives except:
a) seeds and pollen; and
b) finished products packaged and ready for retail trade.
16 Feb 95

Hydrastis canadensis
Goldenseal
II
Designates underground parts (i.e. roots, rhizomes): whole, parts and powdered
18 Sep 97

Panax ginseng
Ginseng
II
Only populations of the Russian Federation and only whole and sliced roots and part of roots are subject to the Convention. 
19 Jul 00

Panax quinquefolius
American Ginseng
II
Only whole and sliced roots and part of roots are subject to the Convention. 
1 Jul 75

Pterocarpus santalinus
Red Sandalwood, Redsanders
II
Designates logs, wood-chips, powder and extracts.
16 Feb 95

Orchidaceae spp.
Orchids
II
Unless otherwise stated below, all species,
1 Jul 75

 
 
subspecies, varieties and forms within the genera in this family in Appendix II are subject to the general interpretations outlined in the Plantae listing.
 
Designates all parts and derivatives, except:
a) seeds, spores and pollen (including pollinia);
b) seedling or tissue cultures obtained in vitro, in solid or liquid media,
transported in sterile containers;
c) cut flowers of artificially propagated plants; and
d) fruits and parts and derivatives thereof of artificially propagated plants of the genus Vanilla.
 
Artificially propagated hybrids of the following genera are not subject to the provisions of the Convention, if conditions, as indicated under a) and b), are met:
Cymbidium, Dendrobium, Phalaenopsis and Vanda:
a) Specimens are readily recognizable as artificially propagated and do not show any signs of having been collected in the wild such as mechanical damage or strong dehydration resulting from collection, irregular growth and heterogeneous size and shape within a taxon and shipment, algae or other epiphyllous organisms adhering to leaves, or damage by insects or other pests; and
b) i) when shipped in non-flowering state, the specimens must be traded in shipments consisting of individual containers (such as cartons, boxes, crates or individual shelves of CC-containers) each containing 20 or more plants of the same hybrid; the plants within each container must exhibit a high degree of uniformity and healthiness; and the shipment must be accompanied by documentation, such as an invoice, which clearly states the number of plants of each hybrid; or
ii) when shipped in flowering state, with at least one fully open flower per specimen, no minimum number of specimens per shipment is required but specimens must be professionally processed for commercial retail sale, e.g. labelled with printed labels or packaged with printed packages indicating the name of the hybrid and the country of final processing. This should be clearly visible and allow easy verification.
 
Plants not clearly qualifying for the exemption must be accompanied by appropriate CITES documents.

Loxodonta africana*
African Elephant
II
For the exclusive purposes of:
26 Feb 76

a) trade in hunting trophies for non-commercial purposes;
b) trade in live animals to appropriate and acceptable destinations, as defined in Resolution Conf. 11.20, for Zimbabwe and Botswana and for in situ conservation programmes for Namibia and South Africa;
c) trade in hides;
d) trade in hair;
e) trade in leather goods for commercial or non-commercial purposes for Botswana, Namibia and South Africa and for non-commercial purposes for Zimbabwe;
f) trade in individually marked and certified ekipas incorporated in finished jewellery for non-commercial purposes for Namibia and ivory carvings for non-commercial purposes for Zimbabwe;
g) trade in registered raw ivory (for Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe, whole tusks and pieces) subject to the following:
i) only registered government-owned stocks, originating in the State (excluding seized ivory and ivory of unknown origin);
ii) only to trading partners that have been verified by the Secretariat, in consultation with the Standing Committee, to have sufficient national legislation and domestic trade controls to ensure that the imported ivory will not be re-exported and will be managed in accordance with all requirements of Resolution Conf. 10.10 (Rev. CoP12) concerning domestic manufacturing and trade;
iii) not before the Secretariat has verified the prospective importing countries and the registered government-owned stocks;
iv) raw ivory pursuant to the conditional sale of registered government-owned ivory stocks agreed at CoP12, which are 20,000 kg (Botswana), 10,000 kg (Namibia) and 30,000 kg (South Africa);
v) in addition to the quantities agreed at CoP12, government-owned ivory from Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe registered by 31 January 2007 and verified by the Secretariat may be traded and despatched, with the ivory in paragraph g) iv) above, in a single sale per destination under strict supervision of the Secretariat;
vi) the proceeds of the trade are used exclusively for elephant conservation and community conservation and development programmes within or adjacent to the elephant range; and
vii) the additional quantities specified in paragraph g) v) above shall be traded only after the Standing Committee has agreed that the above conditions have been met; and
h) no further proposals to allow trade in elephant ivory from populations already in Appendix II shall be submitted to the Conference of the Parties for the period from CoP14 and ending nine years from the date of the single sale of ivory that is to take place in accordance with provisions in paragraphs g) i), g) ii), g) iii), g) vi) and g) vii). In addition such further proposals shall be dealt with in accordance with Decisions 14.77 and 14.78.
On a proposal from the Secretariat, the Standing Committee can decide to cause this trade to cease partially or completely in the event of non-compliance by exporting or importing countries, or in the case of proven detrimental impacts of the trade on other elephant populations.
All other specimens shall be deemed to be specimens of species included in
Appendix I and the trade in them shall be regulated accordingly.

*Grey text indicates CITES requirements where different to Australia’s as Australia has a stricter domestic measure in place. The Loxodonta africana listing outlining Australia’s stricter domestic measure with respect to that species is to remain as it is on the current List of CITES Species.
 
 
The following species have general exclusions referred to in the Plantae listing where the Plantae entry has been amended to replace the current ‘Plants’ entry:
Taxon
Common Name
Appendix
Notation
First Listed

Plantae
General interpretations:
 
Unless otherwise noted, Appendix II and Appendix III listings include all parts and derivatives, except:
a) seeds, spores and pollen (including pollinia);
b) seedling or tissue cultures obtained in vitro, in solid or liquid media,
transported in sterile containers;
c) cut flowers of artificially propagated plants; and
d) fruits and parts and derivatives thereof of artificially propagated plants of the genus Vanilla.
 
Regarding hybrids:
a) hybrids shall be subject to the provisions of the Convention even though not specifically included in the Appendices if one or both of their parents are of taxa included in the Appendices unless the hybrids are specifically excluded from CITES controls by a specific annotation in Appendix II or III.
 
Regarding artificially propagated hybrids:
a) where at least one of the plants in their recent lineage is of a species included in Appendix-I or Appendix-II, hybrids shall be treated as specimens of species included in Appendix-II unless the Appendix I species has an annotation noting that hybrids be treated as Appendix I; or
b) where at least one of the plants in their recent lineage is of a species included in Appendix-III, and there are no specimens of an Appendix-I or Appendix-II species in such lineage, hybrids shall be treated as specimens of species included in Appendix-III.

Agave victoriae‑reginae
Queen Victoria Agave
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
29 Jul 83

Aloe spp.
Aloes
II
The entire genus is listed.
This means that all species,
subspecies, varieties and
forms in the genus are subject to the Convention. Except Aloe vera, also referenced as Aloe barbadensis which is not included in the Appendices.
Refer to Plantae listing for
general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Anacampseros spp.
 
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Aquilaria spp.
Agarwood, Gaharu
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
12 Jan 05

Aquilaria malaccensis
Agarwood, Aloewood
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
16 Feb 95

Avonia spp.
 
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Beccariophoenix madagascariensis
Manarano Palm
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
13 Feb 03

Bowenia spp.
Bipinnate Cycads
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
4 Feb 77

Caryocar costaricense
Ajo
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Cibotium barometz
Tree Fern
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Cistanche deserticola
Desert Cistanche
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
19 Jul 00

Cyathea spp.
Tree Ferns
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
4 Feb 77

Cyathea capensis
 
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Cyathea dredgei
 
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Cyathea mexicana
 
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Cyathea salvinii
 
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Cycadaceae spp.
 
Cycads
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
4 Feb 77

Cyclamen spp.
Cyclamens
II
Artificially propagated specimens of cultivars of Cyclamen persicum are not subject to the provisions of the Convention.  However, the exemption does not apply to such specimens traded as dormant tubers.
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Dicksonia spp.
Tree Fern
II
Only populations of the Americas are subject to the Convention.
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Didiereaceae spp.
 
Alluaudia
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
4 Feb 77

Dionaea muscipula
Venus Flytrap
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
11 Jun 92

Dioscorea deltoidea
Kniss, Kurta
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Euphorbia spp.
Euphorbias
II
 
1 Jul 75

 
 
Artificially propagated specimens of crested, fan-shaped or colour mutants of Euphorbia lacteal are not subject to the Convention when grafted on artificially propagated root stock of Euphorbia nerifolia. Artificially propagated specimens of cultivars of Euphorbia ‘Milii’ are not subject to the Convention when they are traded in shipments of 100 or more plants and readily recognizable as artificially propagated specimens.
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.

Euphorbia trigona
 
II
Artificially propagated specimens of cultivars are not subject to the provisions of the Convention.
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Fouquieria columnaris
Boojum Tree
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
29 Jul 83

Galanthus spp
Snowdrops
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
18 Jan 90

Gonystylus spp.
Ramin
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
12 Jan 05

Gonystylus spp.
Ramin
II
Populations of Indonesia were listed under the Convention on this date>>>
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
6 Aug 01

Gyrinops spp.
Agarwood
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
12 Jan 05

Hedychium philippinense
Philippine Garland Flower
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Lewisia serrata
Saw-toothed Lewisia
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
29 Jul 83

Neodypsis decaryi
Triangle Palm
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
2 Feb 77

Nepenthes spp.
Tropical Pitcher Plants
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
22 Oct 87

Oreomunnea pterocarpa
Gavilán
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Orothamnus zeyheri
Marsh-rose
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Pachypodium spp.
Pachypodiums
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Platymiscium pleiostachyum
Cristobal, Granadillo
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Protea odorata
 
Ground-rose
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Prunus africana
African Cherry
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
16 Feb 95

Sarracenia spp.
Trumpet Pitcher Plants
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
22 Oct 87

Sternbergia spp.
Sternbergias
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
18 Jan 90

Swietenia humilis
Pacific Coast Mahogany
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Tillandsia harrisii
Harris Tillandsia
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
11 Jun 92

Tillandsia kammii
Kamm Tillandsia
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
11 Jun 92

Tillandsia kautskyi
Kautsky Tillandsia
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
11 Jun 92

Tillandsia mauryana
Maury Tillandsia
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
11 Jun 92

Tillandsia sprengeliana
Sprengel Tillandsia
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
11 Jun 92

Tillandsia sucrei
Sucre Tillandsia
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
11 Jun 92

Tillandsia xerographica
Xerographic Tillandsia
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
11 Jun 92

Welwitschia mirabilis
Welwitschia
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
1 Jul 75

Zamiaceae spp.
 
 
II
Refer to Plantae listing for general exclusions.
4 Feb 77

 

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