Toxicocalamus pachysomus KRAUS, 2009
Can you confirm these amateur observations of Toxicocalamus pachysomus?
|Higher Taxa||Elapidae (Hydrophiinae), Colubroidea, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)|
|Synonym||Toxicocalamus pachysomus KRAUS 2009|
Toxicocalamus pachysomus — O’SHEA et al. 2015
|Distribution||Papua New Guinea|
Type locality: along Upaelisafupi Stream,10.4970833° S, 150.2329666° E, 715 m, Cloudy Mountains, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea. Map legend:
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|Types||Holotype: BPBM 15771 (field tag FK 5368), adult male, collected by F. Kraus on 22 April 2002.|
|Comment||Known only from a single specimen (fide KRAUS 2009).|
Not listed by WALLACH et al. 2014.
Habitat: fossorial (digging).
|Etymology||The name is a masculine compound Greek adjective meaning ‘‘having a thick body,’’ in recognition of its most immediately distinctive feature.|
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