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Taxonomy of the family Colubridae
Bibliography of the genus Xenelaphis
Biodiversity of the family Colubridae








Genus
Xenelaphis

Asian Brown Snakes

Asiatische Braune Rattennattern

Asiatiske Brunsnoge

1864 Xenelaphis Günther (type species: Coluber hexahonotus [sic] Cantor 1847)
Contents: 2 species, none of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Distribution: SE. Asia, Malay Archipelago.
Reported from: Brunei, Indonesia (Bangka, Belitung, Java, Kalimantan, Riau Islands, Sumatra), Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak, West Malaysia), Singapore, Thailand.

Xenelaphis ellipsifer

Ocellated Brown Snake, Ornate Brown Snake

Gefleckte Braune Rattennatter

Plettet Brunsnog

1900 Xenelaphis ellipsifer Boulenger

Distribution: Indonesia (Kalimantan, Sumatra), Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak, West Malaysia).


Xenelaphis hexagonotus

Sunda Brown Snake, Malayan Brown Snake, Malaysian Brown Snake

Indomalaiische Braune Rattennatter, Indomalaiische Rattennatter

Sunda-brunsnog

1847 Coluber hexahonotus [sic] Cantor
Coluber hexagonotus Cantor 1847 [emendation of original spelling] (Iskandar & Colijn 2001)
Coryphodon hexanotus Günther 1858
Xenelaphis hexagonotus Günther 1864
Ptyas hexagonotus Theobald 1876
Xenelaphis hexagonotus Boulenger 1890
1854 Coryphodon sublutescens Duméril & Bibron (Smith 1943)

Remarks: Presence in Myanmar and Vietnam needs confirmation (Dowling & Jenner 1988; Grismer, Vogel & Chan-Ard 2012).
Distribution: Brunei, Indonesia (Bangka, Belitung, Java, Kalimantan, Riau Islands, Sumatra), Malaysia (Sabah, Sarawak, West Malaysia), Singapore, Thailand.