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.

Regalado, Pedro Galán. (2015). Los Anfibios y Reptiles Extinguidos: Herpetofauna Desaparecida Desde el Año 1500. Monografías de la Universidade da Coruña 155: 1-509.


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