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Taxonomy of the family Elapidae [terrestrial species]
Bibliography of the genus Simoselaps
Biodiversity of the family Elapidae [terrestrial species]








Genus
Simoselaps

Australian Coral Snakes

Australische Korallenottern

Australske Koralslanger

1859 Simoselaps Jan (type species: Elaps bertholdi Jan 1859)
1960 Melwardia Worrell (type species: Melwardia minima Worrell 1960; syn. Cogger 1992)
Contents: 4 species, all of which are endemic.
Endemism: 0% 100%
Remarks: Previously included Antaioserpens, Brachyurophis and Neelaps. Formerly regarded as a synonym of Vermicella (e.g., Storr 1979; Storr, Smith & Johnstone 1986).
Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia).

Simoselaps anomalus

Northern Desert Banded Snake, Centralian Banded Snake

Nördliche Wüsten-Korallenotter

Nordaustralsk Ørkenkoralslange

1919 Rhynchelaps anomalus Sternfeld
Rhynchoelaps bertholdi anomalus Worrell 1963
Vermicella bertholdi anomala Storr 1968
Simoselaps bertholdi anomalus Cogger 1975
Vermicella anomala Storr 1978
Simoselaps anomalus Mengden 1983

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia).


Simoselaps bertholdi

Southern Desert Banded Snake, Banded Sand Snake, (Jan’s Banded Snake)

Südliche Wüsten-Korallenotter

Sydaustralsk Ørkenkoralslange

1859 Elaps bertholdi Jan
Vermicella bertholdi Günther 1865
Rhynchelaps bertholdi Boulenger 1896
Simoselaps bertholdi Cogger 1975
1891 Elaps mattozzoi Bethencourt-Ferreira (Golay & al. 1993)

Distribution: Australia (Northern Territory, South Australia, Western Australia).


Simoselaps littoralis

West Coast Banded Snake, Coastal Burrowing Snake

Westliche Band-Korallenotter

Vestaustralsk Koralslange

1968 Vermicella bertholdi littoralis Storr
Simoselaps bertholdi littoralis Cogger 1975
Simoselaps littoralis Mengden 1983

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).


Simoselaps minimus

Dampierland Burrowing Snake, (Worrell's Snake)

Dampierland-Korallenotter

Dampierland-koralslange

1960 Melwardia minima Worrell
Vermicella minima Storr 1978
Simoselaps minimus Mengden 1983

Distribution: Australia (Western Australia).