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Oligodon waandersi (BLEEKER, 1860)

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Serpentes (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesBleeker's Kukri Snake 
SynonymRabdion Waandersi BLEEKER 1860: 83
Oligodon waandersi — DE ROOIJ 1917: 133
Oligodon waandersi — IN DEN BOSCH 1985: 10
Oligodon propinquus JAN 1862
Rhynchocalamus propinquis
Oligodon waandersi — INGER & VORIS 2001
Oligodon propinquus — DAVID & VOGEL 2012
Oligodon waandersi — DAVID & VOGEL 2012 
DistributionIndonesia (Sulawesi, Buton, Sula Islands)

propinquus: Indonesia (Java)

Type locality: "Boni" (= Bone valley, N Sulawesi, Indonesia)  
Typesholotype: BMNH 1946.1.2.52 
CommentSynonymy: WAGNER (30 July 2002, pers. comm.) synonymized Oligodon propinquus with Oligodon waandersi based on an examination of the types. The locality of propinquus ["Java"] is most certainly incorrect. However, DAVID & VOGEL 2012 list the species as valid. 
References
  • Bleeker, P. 1860. [12. Reptilien van Boni]. Natuurkundl. Tijdschr. Nederl. Indie, Batavia 22: 81-85 - get paper here
  • DAVID, PATRICK & GERNOT VOGEL 2012. A new species of the genus Oligodon Fitzinger, 1826 (Squamata: Colubridae) from Pulau Nias, Indonesia. Zootaxa 3201: 58–68
  • de Lang, R. & 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.
  • de Rooij, N. DE 1917. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Il. Ophidia. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 334 S.
  • in den Bosch H A J 1994. On the juvenile forms of Oligodon waandersi (Bleeker, 1860). MITTEILUNGEN AUS DEM ZOOLOGISCHEN MUSEUM IN BERLIN 70 (2): 301-309
  • in den Bosch, H. A. J. 1985. Snakes of Sulawesi: checklist, key and additional biogeographical remarks. Zoologische Verhandelingen 217: 3-50. - get paper here
  • Inger, R.F. & Voris, H. K. 2001. The biogeographical relations of the frogs and snakes of Sundaland. Journal of Biogeography 28: 863-89 1
  • Jan, G. 1862. Enumerazione sistematico delle specie d'ofidi del gruppo Calamaridae. Arch. Zool., Anat. Fisiol., 2: 1-76. - get paper here
  • Malkmus, R. 2000. Herpetologische Beobachtungen auf Sulawesi. Sauria 22 (2): 11-17 - get paper here
  • Wanger, T. C., I. Motzke, S. Saleh & D. T. Iskandar 2011. The amphibians and reptiles of the Lore Lindu National Park area, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. Salamandra 47 (1): 17-29 - get paper here
 
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