Opisthotropis kikuzatoi

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Natricinae
Genus: Opisthotropis
Species: Opisthotropis kikuzatoi

Name[edit]

Opisthotropis kikuzatoi (Okada & Takara, 1958)

  • Holotype: RUMF-ZH-00653 (formerly URJ nº1), adult ♂, collected by K. Kikuzato on 15 September 1956.
  • Type locality: “Kume-jima” emended to “the upper reaches of Shirasegawa River, at a point 1,000 meters from the summit of Mt. Uegusuku-dake (309 m), Kume-jima Island, Ryukyu Archipelago”, Japan, by Toyama (1983: 34).
  • Etymology: Named after the collector K. Kikuzato.

Combinations[edit]

  • Liopeltis kikuzatoi Okada & Takara, 1958: 1 [original combination]
  • Opheodrys kikuzatoiKoba, Okada & Chinen, 1959: 27 [subsequent combination]
  • Opisthotropis kikuzatoiToyama, 1983: 34 [subsequent combination]

Native distribution areas[edit]

  • Japan: Ryukyu Archipelago: Okinawa Group: Kumejima Island.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Kikuzato’s Stream Snake
日本語: キクザトサワヘビ