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Hypsiscopus matannensis (BOULENGER, 1897)

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Higher TaxaHomalopsidae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBoulenger's Water Snake 
SynonymHypsirhina matannensis BOULENGER 1897: 225
Enhydris matannensis — DE LANG & VOGEL 2005
Enhydris matannensis — ISKANDAR & ERDELEN 2006
Enhydris matannensis — KOCH 2012
Enhydris matannensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 124
Hypsiscopus matannensis — MURPHY & VORIS 2014: 26 
DistributionIndonesia (SE Sulawesi)

Type locality: Lake Matanna, South-eastern Celebes  
Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: NMBA 1735, a 240 mm male (P. Sarasin and F. Sarasin, 1893-1896). 
Comment 
References
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1897. A catalogue of the reptiles and batrachians of Celebes with special reference to the collections made by Drs P & F Sarasin in 1893-1896. Proc. Zool. Soc. London 1897: 193-237 [p228-237: batrachia] - get paper here
  • Iskandar, D.T. 1979. A second specimen of the Matanna water snake, Enhydris matannensis (Blgr.), from Raha, Muna Island, Indonesia. British Journal of Herpetology 5 (12): 849-850.
  • Iskandar, Djoko T. and Walter R. Erdelen 2006. Conservation of amphibians and reptiles in Indonesia: issues and problems. Amphibian & Reptile Conservation 4 (1): 60-87 - 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, R. de & G. Vogel 2005. The snakes of Sulawesi. A field guide to the land snakes of Sulawesi with identification keys. Frankfurter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, 25, Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main, 312 pp.
  • Murphy, J.C. & Voris, H.K. 2014. A Checklist and Key to the Homalopsid Snakes (Reptilia, Squamata, Serpentes), with the Description of New Genera. FIELDIANA: LIFE AND EARTH SCIENCES (8): 1–43 - get paper here
  • Murphy, John C. 2007. Homalopsid Snakes: Evolution in the Mud. Krieger Publishing, Malabar, Florida, 249 pp.
  • 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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