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Stegonotus borneensis INGER, 1967

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Colubrinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Common NamesBorneo Frog-eating Snake 
SynonymStegonotus borneensis INGER 1967: 82
Stegonotus borneensis — MANTHEY & GROSSMANN 1997: 393
Stegonotus borneensis — MALKMUS et al. 2002
Stegonotus borneensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 685
Stegonotus borneensis — KAISER et al. 2018: 52 
DistributionIndonesia (Sarawak, Borneo), Malaysia (Sabah), Thailand

Type locality: Nanga Takalit, kapit District, Third Division, Sarawak [ca. 1.63°N, 113.58°E, elevation ca. 56 m].  
TypesHolotype: FMNH 164746, paratype: USNM 130244, both adult females 
EtymologyNamed after its distribution on Borneo (Indonesia). 
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  • 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
  • Das, I. & Yaakob, N. 2007. Status of knowledge of the Malaysian herpetofauna. In Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. in: L. S. L. Chua, L. G. Kirton & L. G. Saw (eds.), Status of biological diversity in Malaysia & threat assessment of plant species in Malaysia. Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kepong, pp. 31-81
  • Inger, R. F. 1967. A new colubrid snake of the genus Stegonotus from Borneo. Fieldiana: Zoology 51, 77 - 83 - get paper here
  • Kaiser, Christine M.; Hinrich Kaiser & Mark O'Shea 2018. The taxonomic history of Indo-Papuan groundsnakes, genus Stegonotus Duméril et al., 1854 (Colubridae), with some taxonomic revisions and the designation of a neotype for S. parvus (Meyer, 1874) Zootaxa 4512 (1): 001–073
  • 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.
  • Malkmus,R. 1985. Amphibien und Reptilien vom Mount Kinabalu (4101 m), Nordborneo. Herpetofauna 7 (35): 6-13 - get paper here
  • Manthey, U. & Grossmann, W. 1997. Amphibien & Reptilien Südostasiens. Natur und Tier Verlag (Münster), 512 pp. - get paper here
  • 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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