Species of Thailand

Variable reed snake

Calamaria lumbricoidea, Heinrich Boie in Friedrich Boie, 1827

(In Thai: งูพงอ้อหลากลาย (ngu plong ao lag lai))

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 (ngu plong ao lag lai)

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)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Range Map

Distribution map of Variable reed snake, Calamaria lumbricoidea in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Betong District, Yala
  • Khok Pho District, Pattani
  • Su-ngai Padi District, Narathiwat
  • Waeng District, Narathiwat
Range map of Calamaria lumbricoidea in Thailand

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