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Taxonomy of the family Elapidae [terrestrial species]
Bibliography of the genus Denisonia
Biodiversity of the family Elapidae [terrestrial species]








Genus
Denisonia

Mud Adder & Ornamental Snake

Schlamm-Otter & Ornamentotter

Muddergiftsnog* & Pragtgiftsnog*

1869 Denisonia Krefft (type species: Denisonia ornata Krefft 1869)
Contents: 2 species, both of which are endemic.
Remarks: Previously included Suta fasciata and Suta punctata.
Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria).

Denisonia devisi

Mud Adder, (De Vis' Banded Snake)

Schlamm-Otter

Muddergiftsnog*

1884 Hoplocephalus ornatus De Vis [not Denisonia ornata Krefft 1869]
1820 Denisonia maculata devisi Waite & Longman
Denisonia devisi Cogger 1975

Distribution: Australia (New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria).


Denisonia maculata

Ornamental Snake

Ornamentotter

Pragtgiftsnog*

1867 Hoplocephalus maculatus Steindachner
Denisonia maculata Mackay 1956
1869 Denisonia ornata Krefft (Golay & al. 1993)
1885 Hoplocephalus muelleri Fischer (Golay & al. 1993)

Distribution: Australia (Queensland).