Reptiles of
Hokkaido  [Japan: main island group]

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Bibliography of the reptiles of Hokkaido Taxonomic history of the reptiles of Hokkaido Introduced species
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Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (Compilation date: 14th April, 2023).

General remarks: The list includes only formally described species. Newly discovered, but still unnamed species are excluded. However, unnamed species or species unassigned to species level are included, if they are the only representatives of their genus in the region. Species counts exclude extinct and introduced species. Doubtful records, typically older voucher specimens of uncertain origin, have been excluded if considered questionable, as are records based on sources considered unreliable or controversial.
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Lizards (Sauria)
= endemicEX = extinct or assumed extinct

 Family Lacertidae (Typical Lizards)
Genus Takydromus (Oriental Grass Lizards)
Takydromus tachydromoides

Japanese Grass Lizard

Goris & Maeda 2005
Genus Zootoca (Eurasian Forest Lizards)
Zootoca vivipara

Viviparous Lizard

Bischoff 1996 Goris & Maeda 2005
 Family Scincidae (Skinks)
Genus Plestiodon (Blue-tailed Skinks)
Plestiodon finitimus

Northern Japanese Blue-tailed Skink

Goris & Maeda 2005 [as japonicus] Okamoto & Hikida 2012

Snakes (Serpentes)
= endemicEX = extinct or assumed extinct

 Family Colubridae (Typical Snakes or Colubrids)
Genus Elaphe (Palearctic-Oriental Rat Snakes)
Elaphe climacophora

Japanese Green Rat Snake

Goris & Maeda 2005 Qi, Shi, Ma, Gao, Bu, Grismer, Li & Wang 2021
Elaphe quadrivirgata

Japanese Four-lined Rat Snake

Goris & Maeda 2005
Genus Euprepiophis (East Asian Rat Snakes)
Euprepiophis conspicillatus

Japanese Forest Rat Snake

Goris & Maeda 2005 Schulz 1996
Genus Lycodon (Oriental Wolf Snakes)
Lycodon orientalis

East Asian Wolf Snake

Goris & Maeda 2005 Tokuda, Shoji & Terashima 2012
 Family Viperidae (Vipers)
Genus Gloydius (Mamushis)
Gloydius blomhoffii

Japanese Mamushi

Goris & Maeda 2005 Gumprecht, Tillack, Orlov, Captain & Ryabov 2004