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Taxonomy of the family Homalopsidae
Bibliography of the genus Erpeton
Biodiversity of the family Homalopsidae








Genus
Erpeton

Tentacled Snake

Fühlerschlange, Tentakelschlange

Tentakelsnog, Følehornsslange

1800 Erpeton Lacepede (type species: Erpeton tentaculatus Lacepede 1800)
1820 Rhinopirus Merrem [substitute name for Erpeton Lacepede 1800]
1830 Herpeton Wagler [substitute name for Erpeton Lacepede 1800]
Contents: 1 species, which is not endemic.
Distribution: As for the single species.

Erpeton tentaculatum

Tentacled Snake, (Fishing Snake)

Fühlerschlange, Tentakelschlange

Tentakelsnog, Følehornsslange

1800 Erpeton tentaculatus Lacepede
Rhinopirus tentaculatus Merrem 1820
Herpeton tentaculatum Jan & Sordelli 1860
1837 Homalopsis herpeton Schlegel (Murphy 2007)
Herpeton herpeton Giebel 1861

Introduced to: USA (Florida).
Distribution: Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam.