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Calamaria joloensis TAYLOR, 1922

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Jolo Worm Snake 
SynonymCalamaria joloensis TAYLOR 1922: 203
Calamaria joloensis — TAYLOR 1944: 152
Calamaria joloensis — INGER & MARX 1965: 102
Calamaria joloensis — WALLACH et al. 2014: 138 
DistributionPhilippines (Jolo)

Type locality: Type loc. Central part of Jolo I., Sulu Arch., P. I.  
TypesHolotype: CAS 60901, Coll., E. H. Taylor, Oct. 30, 1920. 
CommentMax. total length: 14 cm. 
  • 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. & H. MARX 1965. The systematics and evolution of the oriental colubrid snakes of the genus Calamaria. Fieldiana: Zoology 49: 1-304. - get paper here
  • Taylor, E.H. 1944. Present location of certain herpetological and other type specimens. Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 30 (1): 117-187. - get paper here
  • Taylor,E.H. 1922. Additions to the herpetological fauna of the Philippine Islands, I. Philippine Journal of Science 21: 161-206 - 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.
  • Weinell, Jeffrey L.; Errol Hooper, Alan E. Leviton, Rafe M. Brown 2019. Illustrated Key to the Snakes of the Philippines. Proc. Cal. Acad. Sci. (4) 66 (1): 1-49 - get paper here
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