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Pareas carinatus (BOIE, 1828)

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Higher TaxaPareatidae, Serpentes (snakes) 
SubspeciesPareas carinatus carinatus (BOIE 1830)
Pareas carinatus unicolor (BOURRET 1934) 
Common NamesE: Keeled Slug Snake
G: Gekielte Schneckennatter 
SynonymAmblycephalus carinatus BOIE 1828: 251
Pareas carinata — WAGLER 1830: 181
Pareas carinata — DUMÉRIL, BIBRON & DUMÉRIL 1854: 439
Amblycephalus carinatus — DE ROOIJ 1917: 277
Amblycephalus carinatus — SMEDLEY 1931: 53
Amblycephalus carinatus — KOPSTEIN 1936
Pareas carinatus — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 376
Pareas carinatus — COX et al. 1998: 78
Pareas carinatus — SCHMIDT & KUNZ 2005: 41

Pareas carinatus carinatus (BOIE 1828)
Amblycephalus carinatus BOIE 1828: 251
Dipsas carinata - SCHLEGEL 1837: 285
Leptognathus carinatus - JAN 1863
Pareas carinatus - COCHRAN 1930
Amblycephalus carinatus carinatus - MERTENS 1930
Pareas carinatus — SMITH 1943
Pareas carinatus carinatus - HAAS 1950
Pareas carinatus carinatus — CHAN-ARD et al. 1999: 177
Pareas carinatus carinatus — SANG et al. 2009

Pareas carinatus unicolor (BOURRET 1934)
Pareas carinatus unicolor — SANG et al. 2009 
DistributionIndonesia (Borneo, Java, Lombok, Sumatra, Bali [M. Auliya, pers. comm.]),
Malaysia (Malaya and East Malaysia; Borneo)
Burma (Myanmar),
Thailand, Vietnam, Laos , Cambodia, China (Yunnan)

unicolor: Cambodia

Type locality: Java Map legend:
TDWG region - Region according to the TDWG standard, not a precise distribution map.

NOTE: TDWG regions are generated automatically from the text in the distribution field and not in every cases it works well. We are working on it.
 
TypesSyntypes: RMNH 954 (pers. comm Gernot Vogel) 
CommentBehavior: nocturnal.

Type species: Dipsas carinata REINHARDT is the type species of the genus Pareas WAGLER 1830: 181.

Synonymy: Kaiser et al. 2013 rejected the (sub-) generic names Dannyleeus Hoser 2012, Katrinahoserserpenea Hoser 2012 invalid and rejected their use instead of Pareas. 
References
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