A Listing of Australian Colubrid and Mud Snakes
Distribution Key

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COLUBRID SNAKES - Colubridae Homalopsidae Mud Snakes

PYTHON SNAKES - Pythonidae

ELAPID SNAKES - Elapidae Cobras Coral Snakes

SEA SNAKES - Hydrophiinae Laticaudidae Sea Kraits

FILE SNAKES - Acrochordidae

BLIND SNAKES - Worm Snakes - Typhlopidae Ramphotyphlops

 

Colubrids & Mud Snakes

Pythons

 

 

Elapid Snakes

 

Sea Snakes

 

File Snakes

 

Blind Snakes

 

TURTLES Tortoises Chelonii Testudines

DRAGON LIZARDS Agamas Agamidae

GECKO LIZARDS Gekkonidae

LEGLESS LIZARDS Pygopodidae Pygopods

MONITOR LIZARDS Goannas Varanids Varanidae

SKINK LIZARDS Scincidae

CROCODILES Crocodylia Crocodilia Saltwater freshwater estuarine

Turtles Tortoises

Dragons Agamas

Geckos

 

Legless Lizards

Monitor Lizards

Skinks

 

Crocodiles

 



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 cucullatus 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
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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

NI = Norfolk Island

LHI = Lord Howe Island

ACT = Australian Capital Territory

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