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Calamaria prakkei LIDTH DE JEUDE, 1893

IUCN Red List - Calamaria prakkei - Critically Endangered, CR

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Higher TaxaColubridae, Calamariinae, Colubroidea, Caenophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes)
Common NamesE: Prakke’s Reed Snake
G: Prakkes Riednatter 
SynonymCalamaria prakkei LIDTH DE JEUDE 1893
Calamaria prakkei — INGER & MARX 1965: 120
Calamaria prakkei — GRANDISON 1978: 286
Calamaria prakkei — INGER & VORIS 2001
Calamaria prakkei — WALLACH et al. 2014: 141 
DistributionSingapore I, Malaysia (Sabah, Borneo)

Type locality: Sandakan Bay, North Borneo.  
TypesLectotype: RMNH RENA 10866 (previously RMNH.RENa.4360), male; paratype: RMNH RENA.4360. Collected by J.Chr. Prakke, Indonesia, Borneo, Sandakan Bay. 
Etymologynamed after Mr. J. Chr. Prakke who captured the type in the neighbourhood of the Sandakan-bay (N. Borneo). 
  • Grandison, A. G. C. 1978. Snakes of West Malaysia and Singapore. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 81 [1977]: 283-303 - 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
  • 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
  • Lidth de Jeude,T.W. van 1893. On reptiles from North Borneo. Notes from the Leyden Museum 15 (3): 250-257 - get paper here
  • Stuebing, R.B., Inger, R.F. & Lardner, B. 2014. A field guide to the snakes of Borneo, second edition. Natural history Publications (Borneo)
  • 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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