- Holotype: LSUMZ 98043 (field tag CCA 15692), adult ♀, collected by C. Austin on 10 April 2012.
- Type locality: "low-elevation camp along the banks of the Blawin River among mixture of bush and gardens" 9.2650667° S, 150.2238833° E, 147 m a.s.l., Goodenough Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.
- Paratype: LSUMZ 98042 (field tag CCA 15458), juvenile, collected by C. Austin on 20 June 2012, crossing bush track near camp along small creek that is a tributary of Moniu Rive, 9.2899667° S, 150.21425° E, 992 m a.s.l., Goodenough Island, Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea.
- Roberts, J.R. & Austin, C.C. 2020. A New Species of New Guinea Worm-Eating Snake (Elapidae: Toxicocalamus Boulenger, 1896), with Comments on Postfrontal Bone Variation Based on Microcomputed Tomography. Journal of Herpetology 54(4): 446–459. DOI: 10.1670/20-043 Reference page.