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Calamaria javanica BOULENGER, 1891

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymCalamaria javanica BOULENGER 1891: 279
Calamaria javanica — INGER & MARX 1965: 209
Calamaria javanica — INGER & VORIS 2001
Calamaria javanica — WALLACH et al. 2014: 137 
DistributionIndonesia (Java, Billiton)

lineata: Type locality: Long Petah, Central East Borneo.  
TypesHolotype: BMNH 1946.1.3.41 (
Holotype: ZMA.RENA 11011 [lineata] 
CommentDistribution: May have been erroneously reported from Borneo, but not listed by MALKMUS et al. (2002) for Borneo. 
  • Boulenger, G.A. 1891. Description of new oriental reptiles & batrachians. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (7) 6: 279-283 - get paper here
  • Brongersma, L. D. 1928. Neue Reptilien aus dem Zoologischen Museum Amsterdam. Zool. Anz. 75:251-257.
  • Daan, S. & Hillenius,D. 1966. Catalogue of the type specimens of amphibians and reptiles in the Zoological Museum, Amsterdam. Beaufortia 13: 117-144
  • Grismer, L. L., H. Kaiser & N. S. Yaakob 2004. A new species of Reed Snake of the genus Calamaria H. Boie, 1827, from Pulau Tioman, Pahang, West Malaysia. Hamadryad 28 (1&2): 1-6
  • Inger, R.F. & Voris, H. K. 2001. The biogeographical relations of the frogs and snakes of Sundaland. Journal of Biogeography 28: 863-89 1
  • 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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