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Collorhabdium williamsoni SMEDLEY, 1932

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Williamson's Reed Snake, Mountain Dwarf Snake
G: Berg-Zwergnatter 
SynonymCollorhabdium williamsoni SMEDLEY 1932: 119
Collorhabdium williamsoni — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 335
Collorhabdium williamsoni — WALLACH et al. 2014 
DistributionW Malaysia (see also [HR 32: 277])

Type locality: Tanah Rata, Cameron Highlands, Malay Peninsula [Pahang Province]  
TypesSyntypes: ZRC (Raffles Museum), BMNH 
CommentType species: Collorhabdium williamsoni SMEDLEY 1931 is the type species of the genus Collorhabdium SMEDLEY 1931.

WALLACH et al. 2014: 173 give 1932 as the year of publication although the paper itself is dated “1931”. 
Etymology“named after Prof. K. B. Williamson, to whose interest a great part of the present collection is due." 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • DAS, I. & LIM, K.K.P. 2001. Catalogue of herpetological types in the collection of the Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research, National University of Singapore. Raffles Bull. Zool. 49 (1): 7-11 - get paper here
  • Grismer, L. Lee; Chan K. Onn, Jesse L. Grismer, Perry L. Wood, Jr., and A. Norhayati 2010. A CHECKLIST OF THE HERPETOFAUNA OF THE BANJARAN BINTANG, PENINSULAR MALAYSIA. Russ. J. Herpetol. 17 (2): 147-160 - get paper here
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • Quah, Evan S H; Shahrul Anuar, Lee L Grismer, Perry L Wood, Siti Azizah Mohd Nor 2019. Systematics and natural history of mountain reed snakes (genus Macrocalamus; Calamariinae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 188: 1236 - 1276 - get paper here
  • Smedley, N. 1932. Amphibians and reptiles from the Cameron Highlands, Malay Peninsula. Bull. Raffles Mus. 6: 105 - 123 [1931] - get paper here
  • Tweedie,M.W.F. 1940. Notes on Malayan reptiles. Bull. Raffles Mus., Singapore 16: 83-87
  • 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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