Citation: Midtgaard, Rune. RepFocus - A Survey of the Reptiles of the World. (www.repfocus.dk).
Latest update: December 31st, 2022.
Australasian Mud Snakes
29 genera of which 13 (44.8%) are endemic ||0% 100%
57 species of which 31 (54.4%) are endemic ||0% 100%
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).
S. Asia, Malay Archipelago, Australia, W. Pacific.
Papua New Guinea,