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Striped Stream Snake (Opisthotropis kuatunensis) 挂墩後稜蛇.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
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
  2. ^ Opisthotropis, ITIS

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).