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Macrocalamus chanardi DAVID & PAUWELS, 2005

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymMacrocalamus chanardi DAVID & PAUWELS 2005
Macrocalamus chanardi — WALLACH et al. 2014: 417 
DistributionWest Malaysia (Perak)

Type locality: “Larut Hills, Perak, elevation 3500-4500 ft.”, now Bukit Larut, Perak, West Malaysia.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1900.6.14.17 
EtymologyNamed after Mr. Tanya Chan-ard (National Science Museum, Pathumthani, Thailand), who was instrumental in collecting the Thai specimen. 
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  • David, P. & Pauwels, O.S.G. 2004. A re-evaluation of the taxonomy of Macrocalamus lateralis Günther, 1864 (Serpentes: Colubridae), with the descriptions of two new species. Raffl. Bull. Zool., 52(2): 635-645 - get paper here
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  • Yaakob, Norsham Suhaina and Boo Liat Lim 2002. A new species of mountain reed snake, Macrocalamus gentingensis, from Genting Highlands, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia. Hamadryad 27 (1):83-89
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