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Calamaria lumholtzi ANDERSSON, 1923

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common Names 
SynonymCalamaria lumholtzi ANDERSSON 1923
Calamaria raveni COCHRAN 1923
Calamaria lumholtzi — INGER & MARX 1965: 148
Calamaria lumholtzi — INGER & VORIS 2001
Calamaria lumholtzii — WALLACH et al. 2014: 139 
DistributionIndonesia (Borneo)

Type locality: Tumbang Maruwei, Borneo  
TypesSyntypes: ZMUO = Univ Zool Mus Oslo, females
Holotype: USNM 51638 [Calamaria raveni] 
CommentSynonymy after INGER & MARX 1965. 
EtymologyNamed after Dr. Carl Sophus Lumholtz (1851-1922), a Norwegian naturalist, ethnologist, humanist, and explorer. 
  • Andersson, L.G. 1923. Some reptiles and batrachians from Central-Borneo. Collected in the years 1914 and 1915 by Carl Lumholtz. Nyt. Mag. Naturvidensk (Meddelelser Fra Det Zoologiske Museum), Kristinia, 61 (7): 119—125.
  • Beolens, Bo; Michael Watkins, and Michael Grayson 2011. The Eponym Dictionary of Reptiles. Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, USA - get paper here
  • Cochran, D. M. 1923. Two new species of Calamaria from Borneo. Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 36: 91-92 - get paper here
  • 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 - get paper here
  • 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
  • Inger, R.F. & Voris, H. K. 2001. The biogeographical relations of the frogs and snakes of Sundaland. Journal of Biogeography 28: 863-89 1
  • Pethon, P. 1969. List of type specimens of fishes, amphibians and reptiles in the Zoological Museum, University of Oslo. Rhizocrinus, Occasional Papers, Zoological Museum, University of Oslo, 1 (1): 1-17
  • Stuebing, R.B., Inger, R.F. & Lardner, B. 2014. A field guide to the snakes of Borneo, second edition. Natural history Publications (Borneo)
  • Ukuwela, K.D.B., de Silva, A., Sivaruban, A. et al. 2022. Diversity, distribution, and natural history of the marine snakes of Sri Lanka. Marine Biodiversity 52, 24 (2022) - 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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