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Calamaria palavanensis INGER & MARX, 1965

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesE: Palawan Worm Snake 
SynonymCalamaria palavanensis INGER & MARX 1965: 134
Calamaria everetti BOULENGER 1894 (non BOULENGER 1893), (part.)
Calamaria palawanensis — GARCIA (pers. comm.)
Calamaria palavanensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 140 
DistributionPhilippines (Palawan)

Type locality: “Palawan Island” [= Sulu Archipelago, SW Philippines].  
TypesHolotype: CAS 62151 
CommentMax. total length: 32 cm. 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Weinell, Jeffrey L.; Errol Hooper, Alan E. Leviton, Rafe M. Brown 2019. Illustrated Key to the Snakes of the Philippines. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (4) 66 (1): 1-49 - get paper here
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