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Striped Stream Snake (Opisthotropis kuatunensis) 挂墩後稜蛇.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Colubridae
Subfamily: Natricinae
Genus: Opisthotropis
Günther, 1872

Opisthotropis is a genus of snakes in the family Colubridae. It contains the following species:


Listed alphabetically.[1][2]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Opisthotropis.


  1. ^ Opisthotropis. The Reptile Database. www.reptile-database.org.
  2. ^ Opisthotropis. ITIS (Integrated Taxonomic Information System). www.itis.gov.
  3. ^ a b Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2011). The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press. xiii + 296 pp. ISBN 978-1-4214-0135-5. (Opisthotropis andersonii, p. 8; O. maxwelli, p. 171).

Further reading[edit]

  • Günther A (1872). "Seventh Account of new Species of Snakes in the Collection of the British Museum". Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Fourth Series 9: 13-37. (Opisthotropis, new genus, p. 16).