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Cylindrophis engkariensis STUEBING, 1994

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Higher TaxaCylindrophiidae, Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymCylindrophis engkariensis STUEBING 1994
Cylindrophis engkariensis — INGER & VORIS 2001
Cylindrophis engkariensis — DAS 2007
Cylindrophis engkariensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 204 
DistributionMalaysia (Borneo)

Type locality: Nanga Segerak (1° 25’ N, 112° 00’ E), 245 m elevation, headwaters of the Engkari River, Lanjak-Entimau Wildlife Sanctuary, Lubok Antu District, Second Division, Sarawak, Malaysia.  
TypesHolotype: ZRC (Zoological Reference Collection, Department of Zoology, National University of Singapore) 
CommentNot listed by McDiarmid et al. (1999).

Habitat: dead leaves in old secondary, mixed dipterocarp forest 
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
  • 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
  • Das, I. & Yaakob, N. 2007. Status of knowledge of the Malaysian herpetofauna. In Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. in: L. S. L. Chua, L. G. Kirton & L. G. Saw (eds.), Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kepong, pp. 31-81
  • Inger, R.F. & Voris, H. K. 2001. The biogeographical relations of the frogs and snakes of Sundaland. Journal of Biogeography 28: 863-89 1
  • Stuebing, R. 1994. A new Species of Cylindrophis (Serpentes: Cylindrophiidae) from Sarawak, Western Borneo. Raffles Bull. Zool., Singapore, 42 (4): 967-973. - get paper here
  • Stuebing, R.B. & INGER, R.F. 1999. A field guide to the snakes of Borneo. Natural history Publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, 254 pp. [corrections in HR 31: 124]. - get paper here
  • Stuebing, R.B., Inger, R.F. & Lardner, B. 2014. A field guide to the snakes of Borneo, second edition. Natural history Publications (Borneo)
  • 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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