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Cylindrophis aruensis BOULENGER, 1920

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Higher TaxaCylindrophiidae, Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Aru Cylinder Snake
G: Aru-Walzenschlange 
SynonymCylindrophis aruensis BOULENGER 1920
Cylindrophis aruensis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 153
Cylindrophis aruensis — DE LANG 2013
Cylindrophis aruensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 203 
DistributionIndonesia (Aru Island)

Type locality: Aru Island.  
TypesSyntypes: BMNH 1946.1.16.72-73 (formerly BMNH 1900.2.9.16-17). 
EtymologyNamed after the type locality. 
  • Amarasinghe AAT, Campbell PD, Hallermann J, Sidik I, Supriatna J, Ineich I. 2015. Two new species of the genus Cylindrophis Wagler, 1828 (Squamata: Cylindrophiidae) from Southeast Asia. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 9 (1): 34–51
  • Boulenger,G.A. 1920. Descriptions of four new snakes in the collection of the British Museum. [Zamenis hotsoni unassigned.]. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9) 6 (31): 108-111 - get paper here
  • Lang, Ruud de 2013. The snakes of the Moluccas (Maluku), Indonesia. Edition Chimaira, 417 pp. - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. [type catalogue] Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • McDowell, S.B. 1975. A catalogue of the snakes of New Guinea and the Solomons, with special reference to those in the Bernice P. Bishop Museum. Part lI. Aniloidea and Pythoninae. Journal of Herpetology 9 (1): 1-79 - get paper here
  • Priyadashana, Tharaka Sudesh, Asanka Jayasooriya and Ishara Harshajith Wijewardana. 2016. Cylindrophis maculata (Pipesnake) Diet. Herpetological Review 47 (1): 145-146 - get paper here
  • Ukuwela, K.D.B., de Silva, A., Sivaruban, A. et al. 2022. Diversity, distribution, and natural history of the marine snakes of Sri Lanka. Marine Biodiversity 52, 24 (2022) - 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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