name = "Calliophis"
regnum = Animalia
phylum = Chordata
subphylum = Vertebrata
classis = Reptilia
ordo = Squamata
subordo = Serpentes
familia = Elapidae
subfamilia = Elapinae
genus = "Calliophis"
genus_authority = Gray, 1834

"Calliophis" is a genus of venomous elapid snakes known commonly as oriental coral snakes or Asian coral snakes.


*Beddome's Coral Snake, "Calliophis beddomei" (Smith, 1943) - India
*Bibron's Coral Snake, "Calliophis bibroni" (Jan, 1858) - India
*Blue Malaysian Coral Snake, "Calliophis bivirgatus" (Boie, 1827) - Indonesia, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand
*Barred Coral Snake, "Calliophis calligaster" (Wiegmann, 1835) - Philippines
*Spotted Coral Snake, "Calliophis gracilis" (Gray, 1835) - Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Singapore
*Banded Malaysian Coral Snake, "Calliophis intestinalis" (Laurenti, 1768) - Indonesia and Malaysia
*Kellogg's Coral Snake, "Calliophis kelloggi" (Pope, 1928) - Vietnam, Laos, and China
*MacClelland's Coral Snake, "Calliophis macclellandi" (Reinhardt, 1844) - India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Nepal, China, Taiwan, and Japan
*Speckled Coral Snake, "Calliophis maculiceps" (Günther, 1858) - Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos
*Indian Coral Snake, "Calliophis melanurus" (Shaw, 1802) - India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka
*Black Coral Snake, "Calliophis nigrescens" (Günther, 1862) - India


*EMBL genus|genus=Calliophis

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