Calamaria prakkei Lidthe de Jeude, 1893:252

Prakke's reed snake, Brike snake



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Calamaria prakkii Lidthe de Jeude, 1893:252; Calamaria sumatrana Sclater, 1891:233


Conservation Status


Last record: 1893 or before (c.1889?)

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Sabah, Malaysia, Borneo


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Lidth de Jeude, T. W. van (1893). On reptiles from North Borneo. Notes from the Leyden Museum 15 (3): 250-257.


Other references:

de Rooij, Nelly. (1917). The Reptiles of the Indo-Australian Archipelago. II. Ophida. Leiden, Netherlands: E. J. Brill. 334 pp.

Inger, R.F., Iskandar, D., Das, I., Jenkins, H., Auliya, M. and Lilley, R. (2012). Calamaria prakkei. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 14 July 2013.

Inger, Robert F. and Marx, Hymen. (1965). The systematics and evolution of the oriental Colubrid snakes of the genus Calamaria. Fieldiana Zoology 49. 304 pp.


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