Macrocalamus gentingensis YAAKOB & LIM, 2002
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Macrocalamus gentingensis?
|Higher Taxa||Colubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Macrocalamus gentingensis YAAKOB & LIM 2002|
Macrocalamus gentingensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 417
|Distribution||Malaysia (Genting Highlands, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia)|
Type locality: Genting Highlands, about 32 km north-east of Kuala Lumpur, in the vicinity of the water pump at 1181 m in elevation, Pahang, Peninsular Malaysia (03° 26’N, 101° 47’E).
|Types||Holotype: ZRC 2.5062 (formerly DWNP R.0037)|
|Diagnosis||Diagnosis. Eight supralabials, seven lower labials; body iridescent black, belly lighter, with a median yellowish stripe from nape to anus, series of yellow blotches from behind nape towards the flanks; series of yellow lateral spots from tip of tail towards anterior; yellow stripe from postocular to below neck.|