Corallus annulatus blombergi

Corallus annulatus blombergi, the Ecuadorian annulated tree boa, is a boa subspecies[1] found in Pacific Ecuador.

Corallus annulatus blombergi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Boidae
Genus: Corallus
Species:
Subspecies:
C. a. blombergi
Trinomial name
Corallus annulatus blombergi
(Rendahl & Vestergren, 1940)
Synonyms
  • Boa annulata blombergi - Rendahl & Vestergren, 1941
  • [Corallus annulata] blombergi - Peters, 1957
  • Corallus annulatus blombergi - Peters & Orejas-Miranda, 1970[1]

DescriptionEdit

Medium-sized, not much is known about its natural history.[2]

TaxonomyEdit

Regarded as a full species, C. blombergi, by some experts, primarily due to its significantly different bone morphology, color and scalation.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, vol. 1. Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  2. ^ Stafford PJ, Henderson RJ. 1996. Kaleidoscopic Tree Boas: The Genus Corallus of Tropical America. Krieger Publishing Company. 120 pp. ISBN 0-89464-975-2.

Further readingEdit

  • Peters JA, Orejas-Miranda B. 1970. Catalogue of the Neotropical Squamata: Part 1. Snakes. Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus. 297: 1–347.

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