Calamaria suluensis

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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 suluensis

Name[edit]

Holotype: BSMP 1837. [destroyed during WWII]

Neotype: FMNH 76294, ♀. [designated by Inger & Marx (1965: 123)]

Type locality: “Cagayan Sulu”, redesigned by neotype designation to “Deramakot, North Borneo”, by Inger & Marx (1965: 123).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Calamaria pendleburyi Smith, 1931: 27

Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.2.12.

Type locality: Kiau, Mount Kina Balu, North Borneo.

  • Calamaria sumatrana Werner, 1909: 228 (non Edeling)
  • Calamaria grabowski Marx & Inger, 1955: 189 (non Fischer)

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

  • Taylor, E.H. 1922. The snakes of the Philippine Islands. Philippine Bureau of Science Publications no. 16. Bureau of Printing: Manila. 312 pp. BHL Reference page
  • Smith, M.A. 1931. The herpetology of Mt. Kinabalu, North Borneo, 13455 ft. Bulletin Raffles Museum 5: 3–32.
  • Inger, R.F. & Marx, H. 1965. The systematics and evolution of the Oriental colubrid snakes of the genus Calamaria. Fieldiana: Zoology 49: 1–304. BHL

Additional references[edit]

  • Inger, R.F. & Voris, H.K. 2001. The biogeographical relations of the frogs and snakes of Sundaland. Journal of Biogeography 28: 863–889.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Sulu Dwarf Snake