Taxon profile


Colubridae Oppel, 1811

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  superfamily Colubroidea

Temporal range:Eocene - recent


Gonyosoma boulengeri - Rhinoceros Snake

Gonyosoma boulengeri - Rhinoceros Snake

Author: Vladimír Motyčka

Natrix natrix natrix - Common Grass Snake

Natrix natrix natrix - Common Grass Snake, female

Author: Petr Balej

Boiga dendrophila - Gold-ringed Cat Snake

Boiga dendrophila - Gold-ringed Cat Snake

Author: zbyněk špringer

Included taxa

Number of records: 23

subfamily Calamariinae
subfamily Colubrinae
subfamily Dipsadinae Uetz, 2005
subfamily Grayiinae
subfamily Homalopsinae
subfamily Natricinae Bonaparte, 1838
subfamily Xenodermatinae
subfamily Xenodontinae Cope, 1895

Colubridae incertae sedis

genus Blythia Theobald, 1868
genus Chapinophis Campbell & Smith, 1998
genus Cyclocorus Duméril & Bibron, 1853
genus Elapoidis Boie, 1827
genus Gongylosoma Fitzinger, 1843
genus Helophis de Witte & Laurent, 1942
genus Myersophis Taylor, 1963
genus Omoadiphas Köhler, Wilson & Mccranie, 2001
genus Oreocalamus Boulenger, 1899
genus Poecilopholis Boulenger, 1903
genus Rhabdops Boulenger, 1893
genus Tetralepis Boettger, 1892
genus Thermophis Malnate, 1953
genus Trachischium Günther, 1853

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [d580c8a7-dd17-4237-8d76-2b98d2a4cfd1]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Colubridae]
Data retrieved on: 26 January 2015

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