Brachyorrhos jobiensis – Peters and Doria, 1878: 371.
Distribution: Known only from type locality.
Diagnosis: A fangless homalopsid. Robust cylindrical body, tail 9.0 to 9.6% of SVL; upper labials three, four and five about equal in height; rostral to frontal distance greater than parietal seam; dorsal scales uniform brown – no center spot of dark pigment; ventrals 149–150, subcaudals 17–19.
Probably aquatic-fossorial. Diet unknown.