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Calamaria ulmeri SACKETT, 1940

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymCalamaria ulmeri SACKETT 1940
Calamaria ulmeri — INGER & MARX 1965: 68
Calamaria ulmeri — INGER & VORIS 2001
Calamaria ulmeri — WALLACH et al. 2014: 142 
DistributionIndonesia (N Sumatra, endemic)

Type locality: Sumatra, Atjeh Province, about 40 kilo. nw Blangkedjeren;  
TypesHolotype: ANSP 21535 
DiagnosisDiagnosis. Maxillary teeth unmodified; third and fourth supra-labials entering orbit; mental not touching anterior chin shields; paraparietal surrounded by 5 shields and scales; lateral corners of ventrals with dark pigment (Inger & Marx 1965: 69).

Detailed description: Inger & Marx 1965: 69 (plus bw photo) 
Etymologynamed after the collector of the types, Frederick A. Ulmer. 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • David,P. & Vogel, G. 1996. The snakes of Sumatra. An annotated checklist and key with natural history notes. Bücher Kreth, Frankfurt/M.
  • 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
  • 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
  • Inger, R.F. & Voris, H. K. 2001. The biogeographical relations of the frogs and snakes of Sundaland. Journal of Biogeography 28: 863-89 1
  • Sackett, J. T. 1940. Zoological results of the George Vanderbilt Sumatran Expedition, 1936-1939. Part IV-The Reptiles. Notulae Naturae (Philadelphia) 41: 1-3.
  • TEYNIÉ, ALEXANDRE; PATRICK DAVID, & ANNEMARIE OHLER 2010. Note on a collection of Amphibians and Reptiles from Western Sumatra (Indonesia), with the description of a new species of the genus Bufo. Zootaxa 2416: 1–43 - 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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