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Types: BMNH 19188.8.131.52 (formerly BMNH 18184.108.40.206) designated lectotype by Cogger, 1983, In Cogger et al., Zool. Cat. Australia, Amph. Rept. 1, 313pp..
Type-locality: Indian Ocean and Madras, India. Restricted to Indian Ocean by lectotype designation. A note in the BMNH catalogue states that the type locality is regarded as extremely doubtful by Stejneger, 1907; Smith, 1926; and Minton in litt., 1st Sept. 1983; the latter states that the holotype appears much closer to the snake of Ryukyu and Taiwan than to Coral and Timor Seas' populations.