Taxonomy
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Acrochordidae
Australasian File Snakes


Aniliidae
South American Pipe Snake


Anomalepididae
Neotropical Blind Snakes


Anomochilidae
Dwarf Pipe Snakes


Boidae
Typical Boas


Bolyeriidae
Mascarene Boas


Colubridae
Typical Snakes


Cylindrophiidae
Asian Pipe Snakes


Elapidae
Cobras, Sea Snakes, etc.


Elapidae: part 1 [terrestrial species]
Cobras, Mambas, Coral Snakes, etc.


Elapidae: part 2 [marine species]
Sea Snakes


Gerrhopilidae
Indo-Malayan Blind Snakes


Homalopsidae
Australasian Mud Snakes


Lamprophiidae
House Snakes, etc.


Leptotyphlopidae
Thread Snakes


Loxocemidae
Neotropical Sunbeam Snake


Pareidae
Oriental Slug Eaters


Pythonidae
Pythons


Tropidophiidae
Dwarf Boas


Typhlopidae
Typical Blind Snakes


Uropeltidae
Shield-tailed Snakes


Viperidae
Vipers


Xenodermidae
Asian Litter Snakes


Xenopeltidae
Asian Sunbeam Snakes


Xenophidiidae
Spiny-jawed Snakes


Xenotyphlopidae
Round-nosed Blind Snake



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Contents:  3,815 species of which 2,042 (53.5%) are endemic - 535 genera of which 153 (28.6%) are endemic - 24 families of which 3 (12.5%) are endemic.

Distribution:  North America, Central America, South America, West Indies, Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia, Malay Archipelago, Australia, Indian and Pacific Oceans. Terrestrial species are absent from most oceanic islands.

Reported from: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Christmas Island, Clipperton, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Colombia, Comoro Islands, Congo-Brazzaville, Congo-Kinshasa, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Easter Island, Ecuador (incl. Galapagos Islands), Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon, Galapagos, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greece, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guam, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kermadec Islands, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Navassa, Nepal, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saba, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts & Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, San Marino, São Tomé & Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Sint Eustatius, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Surinam, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Turks & Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, USA, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis & Futuna, Western Sahara, Western Samoa, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.