A Listing of Australian Colubrid and Mud Snakes
Distribution Key

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Covering Snakes and Lizards, Crocodiles and Turtles, including Colubrid snakes, Pythons, Elapids (called Cobras or Coral Snakes in some countries), Sea Snakes, File Snakes, Blind (or Worm) Snakes, Sea Turtles, Freshwater Turtles (or Tortoises) Dragon Lizards (Agamas), Gecko's, Legless Lizards, Monitor Lizards (often called Goanna's in Australia), Skinks and Crocodilia.

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Colubrid Snakes
Family Colubridae

COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes


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COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)
SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)
Distribution
Brown Tree Snake, Night Tiger Snake Boiga irregularis (= Boiga fusca or fuscus) NSW,NT,Qld,WA
Northern Tree Snake Dendrelaphis calligaster Qld
Common or Green (or Golden) Tree Snake Dendrelaphis punctulata (=punctulatus) NSW,NT,Qld,WA
Slatey-Grey Snake Stegonotus cucullata NT,Qld
Slate-Brown Snake Stegonotus parvus Qld (Murray Island)
*Keelback or Freshwater Snake Tropidonophis mairii NSW,NT,Qld,WA
Common Wolf Snake Lycodon capucinus CI ,South East Asia

 

Mud Snakes
Family Homalopsidae (previously Colubridae)

COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes

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COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)
SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)
DISTRIBUTION
*Bockadam or Dog-faced Water Snake Cerberus rhynchops or australis NT,Qld,WA (also Asia)
Macleay's Water Snake Pseudoferania (was Enhydris) polylepis NT,Qld
White-Bellied Mangrove Snake Fordonia leucobalia NT,Qld,WA
*Resetar's Mangrove Snake Myron resetari (split from richardsonii) WA
Richardson's Mangrove Snake Myron richardsonii NT,Qld,WA

 

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DISTRIBUTION KEY
Click on the abbreviation below to see a map of the area
CI = Christmas Island
CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island
NSW = New South Wales
NT = Northern Territory
Qld = Queensland
SA = South Australia
Tas = Tasmania
Vic = Victoria
WA = Western Australia

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