Criteria met: Sharp increase
Principal trade term to the EU: live
Percentage of global trade to the EU: 100%
Principal source: None reported
Top EU importer: Italy
Top Trading Partner: Taiwan, Province of China
CITES Appendix: III
IUCN Status: -
In 2010, EU imports comprised 4,760 live animals, reported without a source or purpose, imported by Italy directly from Taiwan, Province of China.
M. iversoni was first listed in CITES Appendix III in February 2005, and was listed in the EU Annexes later the same year. The only other imports of the species reported by the EU between 2005 and 2010 were 300 live animals imported by Italy directly from China in 2009, also reported without a source or purpose.