Oriental Slug Eaters
25 species of which 17 (68.0%) are endemic -
4 genera of which 1 (25.0%) is endemic
(as of December 31st, 2018).
Savage (2015) pointed out that the correct name of this family is Pareidae, not Pareatidae, as seen in older works
(e.g., Zaher, Grazziotin, Cadle, Murphy, Moura-Leite & Bonatto 2009; Vidal, Delmas, David, Cruaud, Couloux & Hedges 2007;
Grazziotin, Zaher, Murphy, Scrocchi, Benavides, Zhang & Bonatto 2012; Pyron, Burbrink & Wiens 2013).
Includes the genus
formerly assigned to the family
SE. Asia, Malay Archipelago.