Van Denburgh, 1912
- Common names: amami takachiho snake.
This species is classified as vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List for the following criteria: B1+2c (v2.3, 1994). This means that although the species is not Critically Endangered or Endangered, it is facing a high risk of extinction in the wild in the medium-term future. This is because its range is estimated to be less than 20,000 km², or its area of occupancy is estimated to be less than 2,000 km², and estimates indicate its range is severely fragmented, or known to exist at no more than ten locations, and that a continuing decline has been inferred, observed or projected in the area, extent and/or quality of its habitat. Year assessed: 1996.
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