Taxon profile


Colubridae Oppel, 1811

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

Temporal range:Tertiary > Paleogene > Eocene – recent


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Included taxa

Number of records: 22

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

Unplaced taxa

genus Blythia Theobald, 1868 inc.sed.
genus Chapinophis Campbell & Smith, 1998 inc.sed.
genus Elapoidis Boie, 1827 inc.sed.
genus Gongylosoma Fitzinger, 1843 inc.sed.
genus Helophis de Witte & Laurent, 1942 inc.sed.
genus Omoadiphas Köhler, Wilson & McCranie, 2001 inc.sed.
genus Oreocalamus Boulenger, 1899 inc.sed.
genus Poecilopholis Boulenger, 1903 inc.sed.
genus Rhabdops Boulenger, 1893 inc.sed.
genus Smithophis Giri, Gower, Das, Lalremsanga, Lalronunga, Captain & Deepak, 2019
genus Tetralepis Boettger, 1892 inc.sed.
genus Thermophis Malnate, 1953 inc.sed.
genus Trachischium Günther, 1853 inc.sed.

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [114226]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Colubridae Oppel, 1811]
Data retrieved on: 30 November 2019
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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inc.sed. incertae sedis - uncertain placement within this taxon