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Acrochordus granulatus (SCHNEIDER, 1799)

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Higher TaxaAcrochordidae, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Little filesnake, Marine File Snake, Wart Snake
G: Warzenschlange, Südostasiatische Warzenschlange 
SynonymHydrus Granulatus SCHNEIDER 1799
Acrochordus fasciatus SHAW 1802
Pelamis granulatus - DAUDIN 1803
Chersydrus [fasciatus] - CUVIER 1817: 532
Chersydrus granulatus - MERREM 1820: 138
Acrochordus fasciatus - RAFFLES 1822
Hydrus granulatus - RAFFLES 1822
Acrochordus granulatus - CANTOR 1847
Chersydrus annulatus GRAY 1849
Chersydrus fasciatus — DUMÉRIL & BIBRON 1854: 41
Chersydrus fasciatus - JAN 1863
Chersydrus granulatus — BOULENGER 1893: 174
Chersydrus granulatus — DE ROOIJ 1917: 43
Chersydrus granulatus — WALL 1921: 79
Chersydrus granulatus granulatus - LOVERIDGE 1938
Acrochordus granulatus granulatus - HAAS 1950
Chersydrus granulatus — GRUBER in GRZIMEK 1970
Chersydrus granulatus — GRANDISON 1978: 285
Acrochordus granulatus — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 296
Acrochordus granulatus — COX et al. 1998: 17
Acrochordus granulatus — GAULKE 1999
Acrochordus granulatus — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 227
Chersydrus granulatus — SHARMA 2004
Acrochordus granulatus — MURTHY 2010
Acrochordus granulatus — WALLACH et al. 2014: 7 
DistributionChina (Hainan),
Australia (along the coast of North Territory, Queensland, West Australia)
Indonesia (Ambon, Flores, Irian Jaya, Java, Jobi, Schouten, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Ternate, Timor, We, Komodo); Timor-Leste,
Bangladesh; Cambodia;
India (Kerala, including Nicobar Islands);
Malaysia (Malaya and East Malaysia);
Myanmar (Burma); Philippine Islands (including Palawan: Calamian Islands, Panay, Luzon);
Singapore; Sri Lanka, Thailand; Vietnam.
Papua New Guinea (including many satellite islands), Solomon Islands

Type locality: not given (fide MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997); “Madras, India” (fide SANG et al. 2009) Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
Reproductionviviparous. 
TypesHolotype: unknown (fide SANG et al. 2009). 
CommentDistribution: Does not occur in Pakistan fide KHAN (pers. comm.).

Habitat: marine 
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