Taxonomy: families
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Snakes (Serpentes)

   Genera


Bitia
Keel-bellied Estuarine Snake


Brachyorrhos
Moluccan Short-tailed Snakes


Calamophis
Doberai Stout-tailed Snakes


Cantoria
Yellow-banded Mangrove Snake


Cerberus
Dog-faced Water Snakes


Dieurostus
Kerala Mud Snake


Djokoiskandarus
Trans-Fly Mangrove Snake


Enhydris
Asian Mud Snakes


Erpeton
Tentacled Snake


Ferania
Bengal Mud Snake


Fordonia
White-bellied Mangrove Snake


Gerarda
Glossy Marsh Snake


Gyiophis
Burmese Mud Snakes


Heurnia
Mamberamo River Water Snake


Homalophis
Bornean Mud Snakes


Homalopsis
Masked Water Snakes


Hypsiscopus
Orange-bellied Mud Snake, etc.


Karnsophis
Sumatra Short-tailed Snake


Kualatahan
Pahang Mud Snake


Mintonophis
Pakistani Mud Snake


Miralia
Greater Sunda Mud Snake


Myanophis
Thanlyin Mud Snake


Myron
Indo-Australian Mangrove Snakes


Myrrophis
Indochinese Mud Snakes


Phytolopsis
Blackwater Mud Snake


Pseudoferania
Australian Mud Snake


Raclitia
Selangor Mud Snake


Subsessor
Southeast Asian Mud Snake


Sumatranus
White-spotted Mud Snake



Biodiversity of the family Homalopsidae Bibliography of the family Homalopsidae

Homalopsidae

Australasian Mud Snakes
Wassertrugnattern     Australasiatiske Muddersnoge*




Contents: (as of 15th June, 2021)  Endemicity:
29 genera of which 13 (44.8%) are endemic  0% 100%
55 species of which 30 (54.5%) are endemic  0% 100%

Remarks: This family was previously considered a subfamily of Colubridae (e.g., Goin, Goin & Zug 1978; Voris, Alfaro, Karns, Starnes, Thompson & Murphy 2002). Most works now treat it as a separate family, Homalopsidae (e.g., Murphy 2007; Zaher, Grazziotin, Cadle, Murphy, Moura-Leite & Bonatto 2009; Murphy & Voris 2014; Vitt & Caldwell 2014).

Distribution:  S. Asia, Malay Archipelago, Australia, W. Pacific.

Reported from:
Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam.