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Suta fasciata (ROSÉN, 1905)

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Higher TaxaElapidae (Hydrophiinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Rosen's Snake 
SynonymDenisonia fasciata ROSÉN 1905: 179
Suta fasciata MCDOWELL 1970
Denisonia fasciata — COGGER 1983: 222
Suta fasciata — HUTCHINSON 1990
Suta fasciata — WELCH 1994: 109
Suta fasciata — COGGER 2000: 689
Hulimkai fasciata — HOSER 2012
Suta fasciata — WALLACH et al. 2014: 691
Suta fasciata — MARYAN et al. 2020 
DistributionAustralia (Western Australia)

Type locality: 'Western Australia".  
TypesSyntypes: MZLU (was ZMLU) No. 129, collected N. Holst, 1897. A lectotype designation by Wells & Wellington (1985) is invalid as it does not specify which of the two specimens under this number is so designated. 
  • Bush, B. & Maryan, B. 2006. Snakes and Snake-like Reptiles of Southern Western Australia. Snakes Harmful & Harmless, Stoneville, Perth, Western Australia, 40 pp. - get paper here
  • BUSH, BRIAN B 2017. Additions to the description of Paroplocephalus atriceps (Serpentes: Elapidae) with a discussion on pupil shape in it and other Australian snakes. Zootaxa 4344 (2): 333-344 - get paper here
  • Cogger, H. G. 2014. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 7th ed. CSIRO Publishing, xxx + 1033 pp. - get paper here
  • Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, 6th ed. Ralph Curtis Publishing, Sanibel Island, 808 pp.
  • Hoser, R. 2012. The description of a new genus of west Australian snake and eight new taxa in the genera Pseudonaja Gunther, 1858, Oxyuranus Kinghorn, 1923 and Panacedechis Wells and Wellington, 1985 (Serpentes: Elapidae). Australasian J. Herpetol. 11: 32-50 - get paper here
  • MARYAN, BRAD; IAN G. BRENNAN, MARK N. HUTCHINSON, LUKAS S. GEIDANS 2020. What’s under the hood? Phylogeny and taxonomy of the snake genera Parasuta Worrell and Suta Worrell (Squamata: Elapidae), with a description of a new species from the Pilbara, Western Australia. Zootaxa 4778 (1): 1–47 - get paper here
  • Rosén, N. 1905. List of the snakes in the Zoological Museum of Lund and Malmö, with descriptions of new species and a new genus. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7) 15: 168-181 - get paper here
  • Smith, L. A. 1980. Taxonomy of Denisonia punctata and Denisonia fasciata (Serpentes: Elapidae). Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 8: 327-333 - get paper here
  • Ukuwela, K.D.B., de Silva, A., Sivaruban, A. et al. 2022. Diversity, distribution, and natural history of the marine snakes of Sri Lanka. Marine Biodiversity 52, 24 (2022) - get paper here
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. [type catalogue] Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
  • Wilson, S. & Swan, G. 2010. A complete guide to reptiles of Australia, 3rd ed. Chatswood: New Holland, 558 pp.
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