Calamaria septentrionalis

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Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamily: Calamariinae
Genus: Calamaria
Species: Calamaria septentrionalis


Calamaria septentrionalis Boulenger, 1890

Type locality: Kiukiang and Hong Kong.


  • Calamaria septentrionalis Boulenger, 1890: 34
  • Calamaria septentrionalisSmith, 1943: 239


  • Boulenger,G.A., 1890. List of the reptiles, batrachians, and freshwater fishes collected by Professor Moesch and Mr. Iversein in the district of Deli, Sumatra. Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1890: 31–40.
  • Smith, M.A., 1943. The Fauna of British India, Ceylon and Burma, Including the Whole of the Indo-Chinese Sub-Region. Reptilia and Amphibia. 3 (Serpentes). Taylor and Francis, London. 583 pp.
  • Marx, H. & R. F. Inger, 1955. Notes on the snakes of the genus Calamaria. Fieldiana: Zoology, 37: 167 - 209.
  • Calamaria septentrionalis at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 18 August 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Hong Kong Dwarf Snake