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Suta ordensis (STORR, 1984)

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Higher TaxaElapidae (Hydrophiinae), Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Ord Curl Snake 
SynonymDenisonia ordensis STORR 1984
Suta ordensis — STORR 1986
Suta ordensis — WELCH 1994: 109
Suta ordensis — COGGER 2000: 691
Suta ordensis — WILSON & SWAN 2010
Suta ordensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 691
Suta ordensis — MARYAN et al. 2020 
DistributionAustralia (Northern Territory?, Western Australia)

Type locality: "Argyle Downs, W.A., in 16˚17'S, 128˚47'E."  
TypesHolotype: WAM 58877 (W.H. Butler, 9 Jan. 1972). 
EtymologyFrom the type locality, the Ord River. (G. Shea, pers. comm., 9 Feb 2024) 
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Storr G M 1984. Revision of Denisonia suta (Serpentes: Elapidae) and the description of a new species closely related to it. Rec. West. Austr. Mus. 11 (3): 249-257 - 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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