Aru Mangrove Snake, Myron karnsi Murphy 2011

Myron richardsonii – Rooij, 1917, 2: 192.
Myron karnsi  Murphy, 2011:231.  Holotype: SMF 19569.Type Locality: Indonesia Aru, Kobroor, Selrutti.
Distribution:  Known only from type locality (Murphy, 2011).

Diagnosis: Melanistic, 21 scale rows at mid-body; seven upper labials;  single preocular,  semi-divided nasal and a black dorsum with narrow yellow cross bands separate this species from other two species of Myron.