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Homalopsidae  Bonaparte, 1845
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1008514

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Homalopsinae Bonaparte, 1845
  Common Name(s):    
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2016   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassReptilia Laurenti, 1768 – répteis, reptiles, Reptiles  
                         OrderSquamata Oppel, 1811 – Amphisbaenians, Lizards, Snakes, amphisbènes, lézards, serpents  
                            SuborderSerpentes Linnaeus, 1758 – Snakes, cobra, serpente, serpents  
                               InfraorderAlethinophidia Nopcsa, 1923  
                                  FamilyHomalopsidae Bonaparte, 1845  
    Direct Children:  
                                     Genus Bitia Gray, 1842  
                                     Genus Brachyorrhos Kuhl in Schlegel, 1826  
                                     Genus Calamophis Meyer, 1874  
                                     Genus Cantoria Girard, 1858  
                                     Genus Cerberus Cuvier, 1829 – Dog-faced Water Snakes 
                                     Genus Dieurostus Berg, 1901  
                                     Genus Djokoiskandarus Murphy, 2011  
                                     Genus Enhydris Latreille in Sonnini and Latreille, 1801  
                                     Genus Erpeton Lacépède, 1801  
                                     Genus Ferania Gray, 1842  
                                     Genus Fordonia Gray, 1837  
                                     Genus Gerarda Gray, 1849  
                                     Genus Gyiophis Murphy and Voris, 2014  
                                     Genus Heurnia de Jong, 1926  
                                     Genus Homalophis Peters, 1871  
                                     Genus Homalopsis Kuhl and Hasselt, 1822  
                                     Genus Hypsiscopus Fitzinger, 1843  
                                     Genus Karnsophis Murphy and Voris, 2013  
                                     Genus Kualatahan Murphy and Voris, 2014  
                                     Genus Mintonophis Murphy and Voris, 2014  
                                     Genus Miralia Gray, 1842  
                                     Genus Myron Gray, 1849  
                                     Genus Myrrophis Kumar, George, Sanders and Murphy, 2012  
                                     Genus Phytolopsis Gray, 1849  
                                     Genus Pseudoferania Ogilby, 1891  
                                     Genus Raclitia Gray, 1842  
                                     Genus Subsessor Murphy and Voris, 2014  
                                     Genus Sumatranus Murphy and Voris, 2014  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Reptile Database, website (version 09Jan2014)  
  Acquired: 2014   
  Notes: Uetz, P. & Jirí Hosek (eds.), The Reptile Database, (   
  Reference for: Homalopsidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Murphy, John C., and Harold K. Voris  
  Publication Date: 2014   
  Article/Chapter Title: A Checklist and Key to the Homalopsid Snakes (Reptilia, Squamata, Serpentes), with the Description of New Genera   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Fieldiana: Life and Earth Sciences, no. 8   
  Page(s): 1-43   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 2158-5520   
  Reference for: Homalopsidae   

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