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Calamaria ceramensis DE ROOIJ, 1913

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymCalamaria ceramensis DE ROOIJ 1913: 26
Calamaria jeudei KOPSTEIN 1926: 108
Calamaria ceramensis — INGER & MARX 1965: 232
Calamaria ceramensis — DAAN & HILLENIUS 1966: 136
Calamaria ceramensis — HOW AND KITCHENER 1997
Calamaria ceramensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 136 
DistributionIndonesia (Ceram = Seram, Saparua, Ambon)

Type locality: Honitetu, West Ceram, Indonesia.  
TypesSyntypes: ZMA.RENA 10083 (now merged with RMNH) 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Daan, S. & Hillenius,D. 1966. Catalogue of the type specimens of amphibians and reptiles in the Zoological Museum, Amsterdam. Beaufortia 13: 117-144
  • De ROOIJ, N. 1913. Praeda itineris a L.F. de Beaufort in Archipelago indico facti ann. 1909-1910, III. Reptilien. Bijdr. Dierk. 19: 15-29
  • Grismer, L. L., H. Kaiser & N. S. Yaakob 2004. A new species of Reed Snake of the genus Calamaria H. Boie, 1827, from Pulau Tioman, Pahang, West Malaysia. Hamadryad 28 (1&2): 1-6 - get paper here
  • How, R. A.; Kitchner, D. J. 1997. Biogeography of Indonesian snakes. Journal of Biogeography 24 (725-735):
  • Howard, S.D. & Gillespie, G.R. 2007. Two New Calamaria (Serpentes) Species from Sulawesi, Indonesia. Journal of Herpetology 41 (2): 237 - get paper here
  • Inger, R. F. & H. MARX 1965. The systematics and evolution of the oriental colubrid snakes of the genus Calamaria. Fieldiana: Zoology 49: 1-304. - get paper here
  • Koch, A.; Arida, E.; Mcguire, J.A.; Iskandar, D.T. & Böhme, W. 2009. A new species of Calamaria (Squamata: Colubridae) similar to C. ceramensis de Rooij, 1913, from the Banggai Islands, east of Sulawesi, Indonesia. Zootaxa 2196: 19–30 - get paper here
  • Kopstein,P.F. 1926. Reptilien von den Molukken und den benachbarten Inseln. Zoologische Mededelingen 1: 71-112 - get paper here
  • Lang, Ruud de 2013. The snakes of the Moluccas (Maluku), Indonesia. Edition Chimaira, 417 pp. - get paper here
  • Smith, M.A. & PROCTER, J.B. 1921. On a collection of reptiles and batrachians from the island of Ceram, Indo-Australian Archipelago. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 7: 352-355 - 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.
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