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Cryptophis incredibilis (WELLS & WELLINGTON, 1985)

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Higher TaxaElapidae, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common Names 
SynonymUnechis incredibilis WELLS & WELLINGTON 1985: 49
Rhinoplocephalus incredibilis — COGGER 2000: 679
Cryptophis incredibilis — GREER 2006 (online)
Cryptophis incredibilis — WILSON & SWAN 2010: 464
Rhinoplocephalus incredibilis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 641
Cryptophis incredibilis — COGGER 2014: 874 
DistributionAustralia (Prince of Wales Island, Torres Strait)

Type locality: "Prince of Wales Island, Torres Strait, Queensland," Australia.  
Reproductionviviparous. 
TypesHolotype: said to be in AMS but missing fide SHEA 1999: 66. 
CommentNot listed by WELCH 1994.

Venomous! 
References
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp.
  • Cogger,H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
  • Wells, R. W. and Wellington, C. R. 1985. A classification of the Amphibia and Reptilia of Australia. Australian Journal of Herpetology, Supplementary Series, (1):1-61. - get paper here
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
 
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