Senin, 25 Mei 2015

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 (Günther, 1868) â€" Japanese coral snake (Ryukyu Islands)
  • Sinomicrurus japonicus boettgeri (Fritze, 1894)
  • Sinomicrurus japonicus japonicus (Günther, 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 (Günther, 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.



External links

  • Genus Sinomicrurus at The Reptile Database

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