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Reptiles of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Variable reed snake

Binomial name: Calamaria lumbricoidea (Heinrich Boie in Friedrich Boie, 1827)

Calamaria lumbricoidea, commonly known as variable reed snake, is a species of dwarf snake in the Colubridae family. It is found in Thailand, W. Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and Philippines.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Reptilia
Order
Squamata
Suborder
Serpentes
Family
Colubridae
Genus
Calamaria
Species
Calamaria lumbricoidea

Common names

  • German: Variable Riednatter
  • English: Variable reed snake
  • Thai: งูพงอ้อหลากลาย

Synonyms

  • Calamaria lumbricoidea, Van Stanley Bartholomew Wallach et al. (2014)
  • Calamaria lumbricoidea, Robert Frederick Inger & Harold Knight Voris (2001)
  • Calamaria lumbricoidea, Merel J. Cox et al. (1998)
  • Calamaria lumbricoidea, Ulrich Manthey & Wolfgang Grossmann (1997)
  • Calamaria lumbricoidea, Alice Georgie Cruickshank Grandison (1972)
  • Calamaria vermiformis, John Roscoe Hendrickson (1966)
  • Calamaria lumbricoidea, Robert Frederick Inger & Hymen Marx (1965)
  • Calamaria vermiformis, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1954)
  • Calamaria vermiformis, Michael Wilmer Forbes Tweedie (1950)
  • Calamaria bruegeli, Robert Mertens (1924)
  • Calamaria vermiformis, Theodorus Willem van Lidth de Jeude (1922)
  • Calamaria bungaroides, Franz Werner (1901)
  • Calamaria vermiformis var. sumatranus, Theodorus Willem van Lidth de Jeude (1890)
  • Calamaria stahlknechtii, George Albert Boulenger (1885)
  • Calamaria stahlknechtii, Ferdinand Stoliczka (1873)
  • Calamaria lumbricoidea, Giorgio Jan (1865)
  • Calamaria vermiformis, Giorgio Jan (1865)
  • Calamaria melanorhynchos, Pieter Bleeker (1860)
  • Calamaria alkeni, Pieter Bleeker (1860)
  • Calamaria vermiformis, André Marie Constant Duméril, Gabriel Bibron & Auguste Duméril (1854)
  • Calamaria temmincki, André Marie Constant Duméril, Gabriel Bibron & Auguste Duméril (1854)
  • Calamaria lumbricoidea, André Marie Constant Duméril & Gabriel Bibron (1854)
  • Calamaria lumbricoidea, Heinrich Boie in Friedrich Boie (1827)

Variable reed snake is found in following locations in Thailand

Please note that this non-official list is not complete nor necessarily accurate. This list is a summary of checklists from other websites, blogs, publications, photo/videos published on various websites or our own findings. We appreciate your contributions with photo proof.

  • Khao Nan National Park
  • Khok Pho District
  • Waeng District

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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Distribution map of Variable reed snake, Calamaria lumbricoidea in Thailand
  • Khao Nan National Park
  • Khok Pho District
  • Waeng District

Range map of Calamaria lumbricoidea in Thailand

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