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Cylindrophis yamdena SMITH & SIDIK, 1998

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Higher TaxaCylindrophiidae, Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Yamdena Pipe Snake 
SynonymCylindrophis yamdena SMITH & SIDIK 1998
Cylindrophis yamdena — DE LANG 2013
Cylindrophis yamdena — WALLACH et al. 2014: 205 
DistributionIndonesia (Yamdena Island)

Type locality: Latdalam, Yamdena Island (7° 59’ S, 131° 09’ E), Tanimbar Archipelago, Indonesia.  
TypesHolotype: WAM R112252 (on loan from MZB) 
CommentNot listed in McDIARMID et al. (1999). 
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
  • Iskandar, Djoko T. and Mumpuni 2002. The herpetological type specimens in the Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense Collection. Hamadryad 27 (1):123-135 - get paper here
  • Lang, Ruud de 2013. The snakes of the Moluccas (Maluku), Indonesia. Edition Chimaira, 417 pp. - get paper here
  • Smith, L. A. & I. Sidik, 1998. Description of a new species of Cylindrophis (Serpentes: Cylindrophiidae) from Yamdena Island, Tanimbar Archipelago, Indonesia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 46: 419-424 - 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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