Sinomicrurus is a genus of venomous elapid snakes, one of several genera commonly known as Asian coral snakes or oriental coral snakes. The genus includes 5 subtropical species found in Asia. Molecular and morphological analysis suggest this new genus is part of the family Elapidae.
Species and subspecies
- Sinomicrurus hatori (Takahashi, 1930) (Taiwan)
- Sinomicrurus japonicus (GÃ¼nther, 1868) â" Japanese coral snake (Ryukyu Islands)
- Sinomicrurus japonicus boettgeri (Fritze, 1894)
- Sinomicrurus japonicus japonicus (GÃ¼nther, 1868)
- Sinomicrurus japonicus takarai (Ota, Ito & Lin, 1999)
- Sinomicrurus kelloggi (Pope, 1928) â" Kellogg's coral snake (Vietnam, Laos, China)
- Sinomicrurus macclellandi (J.T. Reinhardt, 1844) â" MacClelland's coral snake (India , Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Ryukyu Islands, Taiwan)
- Sinomicrurus macclellandi iwasakii (Maki, 1935)
- Sinomicrurus macclellandi macclellandi (J.T. Reinhardt, 1844)
- Sinomicrurus macclellandi swinhoei (Van Denburgh, 1912)
- Sinomicrurus macclellandi univirgatus (GÃ¼nther, 1858)
- Sinomicrurus sauteri (Steindachner, 1913) (Taiwan)
Nota bene: An authority (binomial or trinomial) in parentheses indicates that the taxon (species or subspecies) was originally described in a genus other than Sinomicrurus.
- Genus Sinomicrurus at The Reptile Database