2009
02.28

Japanese keelback

Japanese keelback
(Hibakari)
Hebius vibakari

At Kyoto prefecture
H.v.vibakari

Photograph by Baikada
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DISTRIBUTION
Japanese keelback (H.v.vibakari)
Honsyu, Shikoku, Kyusyu, Sadogashima Is., Oki Islands, Iki Islands, Goto Islands and Shimokoshiki Is., Yakushima Is.
Danjyo keelback (H.v.danjoensis)
Otoko Is. (In Danjyo Islands)
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LENGTH
H.v.vibakari
TL:40-60cm
H.v.danjyoensis
TL:18-34cm
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OTHER PHOTOGRAPHS


Neck has white points
At Kyoto prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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Belly is cleam color
At Kyoto prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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Side has black points
At Kyoto prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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But In Yakushima Is, they have not black points on body side.
At Yakushima Is. Kagoshima prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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But In Yakushima Is, they have not black points on body side.
At yakushima Is. Kagoshima prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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Face
At Kyoto prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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Tongue
At Kyoto prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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Keel
At Kyoto prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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Threat
At Gunma prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Nora
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Rear fang
(However, they do not have the venom.)
At Gunma prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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Juvenile
At Kyoto prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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Mosaic type
At Kyoto prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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Mosaic type
At Kyoto prefecture
H.v.vibakari
Photograph by Baikada
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