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Resetar's mangrove snake

Resetar's mangrove snake (Myron resetari)
Broome, Western Australia
Photo © Scott van Barneveld
Myron resetari - Murphy, 2011
Pronunciation  MY-ron   ress-ah-TAR-ee
Etymology  Myron: possibly after the ancient Greek sculptor, Myron.1
resetari: "The specific name is in honour of Alan Resetar of the Division of Amphibians and Reptiles, Field Museum of Natural History Chicago, USA for his life long dedication to herpetology and his behind the scenes contributions to homalopsid snake research."2
Other names   
Total length
Species avg: 39.5 cm
Litter size
Length and clutch size information comes from a variety of sources, but primarily from Shine (1991) and Cogger (2000).
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


"Known only from the type locality, Broome, Western Australia; but it may be more widespread."2

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Western Australia


Mangrove-lined coastal areas.

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