Macrocalamus lateralis

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Taxonavigation: Colubroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Megaclassis: Osteichthyes
Cladus: Sarcopterygii
Cladus: Rhipidistia
Cladus: Tetrapodomorpha
Cladus: Eotetrapodiformes
Cladus: Elpistostegalia
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Cladus: Reptiliomorpha
Cladus: Amniota
Classis: Reptilia
Cladus: Eureptilia
Cladus: Romeriida
Subclassis: Diapsida
Cladus: Sauria
Infraclassis: Lepidosauromorpha
Superordo: Lepidosauria
Ordo: Squamata
Cladus: Unidentata, Episquamata
Cladus: Toxicofera
Subordo: Serpentes
Infraordo: Caenophidia
Superfamilia: Colubroidea

Familia: Colubridae
Subfamilia: Calamariinae
Genus: Macrocalamus
Species: Macrocalamus lateralis


Macrocalamus lateralis Günther, 1864: 199

  • Holotype: BMNH 1946.1.7.23, ♂, collected by T. Hardwicke.
  • Type locality: “probably from the continent”, restricted to “Malay Peninsula” by Flower (1899: 674) and to “mainland opposite Penang Is., Pinang State, West Malaysia” by David & Pauwels (2004: 640).


Primary references[edit]

  • Günther, A.C.L.G. 1864. The Reptiles of British India. Ray Society: London. xxvii + 452 pp. BHL Reference page
  • David, P. & Pauwels, O.S.G. 2004. A re-evaluation of the taxonomy of Macrocalamus lateralis Günther, 1864 (Serpentes, Colubridae), with the descriptions of two new species. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 52: 635–645.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Malayan Mountain Reed Snake