Calamaria lautensis DE ROOIJ, 1917
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Calamaria lautensis?
|Higher Taxa||Colubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Calamaria lautensis DE ROOIJ 1917|
Calamaria lautensis — DAAN & HILLENIUS 1966: 137
Calamaria lautensis — MANTHEY 1983
Calamaria lautensis — ZIEGLER et al. 2008
Calamaria lautensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 138
|Distribution||Indonesia (Cocos Island)|
Type locality: Pulu si Laut, Cocos islands, Indonesia
|Types||Lectotype: ZMA 10111, Pulu si Laut, Cocos islands, Indonesia (coIl. E. R. Jacobson, 21.VllI.191 (The only specimen of the type series, actually belonging to this taxon, as the other one, ZMA 10112, is reidentified by Mr. R.F. Inger in 1961 as Calamaria modesta). Paralectotype: ZMA 10112, Abail, Simalur, Indonesia (coIl. E. R. Jacobson, IV.1913), = Calamaria modesta Dumeril & Bibron.|
|Comment||The holotype has unmodified maxilla teeth as six other species. The paratypes are with modified teeth and eventually become a synonym of C. modesta [DJOLO ISKANDAR, pers. comm., 8 Aug 2011).|
Distribution: the type locality is Cocos Island, north of Simeulue, Sumatra. This island is not Cocos Island near Christmas Island. May have been erroneously reported from Borneo, but not present there fide I. Das (pers. comm. 17 March 2013).