Achalinus werneri 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Reptilia Squamata Xenodermatidae

Scientific Name: Achalinus werneri Van Denburgh, 1912
Common Name(s):
English Amami Takachiho Snake

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Vulnerable B1+2c ver 2.3
Year Published: 1996
Date Assessed: 1996-08-01
Needs updating
Assessor(s): World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:Endemic to the Islands of Amamiohshima, Kakeromajima, Tokunoshima, Okinawa and Tokashikijima of central Ryukus. (S-I, Ueno pers comm 1996)
Countries occurrence:
Japan (Nansei-shoto)
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Scarce everywhere and diminishing in population size due to deforestation (S-I, Ueno pers comm 1996)

Citation: World Conservation Monitoring Centre. 1996. Achalinus werneri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 1996: e.T161A13036512. . Downloaded on 22 November 2017.
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