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Pareas nuchalis (BOULENGER, 1900)

IUCN Red List - Pareas nuchalis - Least Concern, LC

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Higher TaxaPareidae, Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common Names 
SynonymAmblycephalus nuchalis BOULENGER 1900: 185
Amblycephalus nuchalis — DE ROOIJ 1917: 277
Pareas nuchalis – MALKMUS 1996
Pareas nuchalis — MALKMUS et al. 2002
Pareas nuchalis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 537 
DistributionIndonesia (Borneo), Malaysia (Borneo, Sarawak)

Type locality: Matang, Kidi District, Sarawak.  
TypesHolotype: SMK, a 490 mm specimen (A. Everett?), Sarawak Museum, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia 
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1900. Description of new reptiles and batrachians from Bomeo. Proc. Zool. Soc. London: 182-187. - get paper here
  • Das, I. 2012. A Naturalist's Guide to the Snakes of South-East Asia: Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, Borneo, Sumatra, Java and Bali. Oxford J, ohn Beaufoy Publishing - get paper here
  • de Rooij, N. DE 1917. The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. Il. Ophidia. Leiden (E. J. Brill), xiv + 334 S.
  • Guo, Keji & Deng, Xuejiang 2009. A new species of Pareas (Serpentes: Colubridae: Pareatinae) from the Gaoligong Mountains, southwestern China. Zootaxa 2008: 53-60 - get paper here
  • Malkmus, R. & Sauer, H. 1996. Ruhestellung von Pareas nuchalis und Erstnachweis dieser Art im Nationalpark Mount Kinabalu/Malaysia. Salamandra 32 (1): 55-58 - get paper here
  • Malkmus, R.; Manthey, U.; Vogel, G. Hoffmann, P. & Kosuch, J. 2002. Amphibians and reptiles of Mount Kinabalu (North Borneo). A.R.G. Ganther Verlag, Rugell, 404 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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