Asian Litter Snakes
16 species of which 9 (56.3%) are endemic -
5 genera of which none are endemic
(as of December 31st, 2018).
Savage (2015) pointed out that the correct name of this family is Xenodermidae, not Xenodermatidae, 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).
Previously included the genus
now assigned to the family
S. and E. Asia, Malay Archipelago.