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Cylindrophis isolepis BOULENGER, 1896

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Higher TaxaCylindrophiidae, Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Jampea Island Pipe Snake 
SynonymCylindrophis isolepis BOULENGER 1896: 62
Cylindrophis isolepis — DE ROOIJ 1917: 38
Cylindrophis isolepis — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 153
Cylindrophis isolepis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 204 
DistributionIndonesia (Jampea = Tanahjampea, Sulawesi)

Type locality: Jampea Island.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.1.1.47 (formerly BMNH 1896.4.29.45). 
CommentMcDowell (1975:26) suggested that this species is intermediate, morphologically and geographically, between C. melanotus and C. opisthorhodus. 
  • 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. 1896. Descriptions of new reptiles and batrachians obtained by Mr. Alfred Everett in Celebes and Jampea. Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6) 18: 62-64 - get paper here
  • de Rooij, N. DE 1917. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Il. Ophidia. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 334 S. - get paper here
  • Koch, A. 2012. Discovery, Diversity, and Distribution of the Amphibians and Reptiles of Sulawesi and its offshore islands. Edition Chimaira, 374 pp. [ISBN 978-3-89973-432-4] - get paper here
  • Lang, Ruud de & G. Vogel 2005. The snakes of Sulawesi. A field guide to the land snakes of Sulawesi with identification keys. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, 25, Frankfurt am Main, 312 pp.
  • 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
  • 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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