Pareas is a genus of Asian snakes in the family Pareidae. All species in the genus Pareas are harmless to humans.

Pareas
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Pareas carinatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Pareidae
Genus: Pareas
Wagler, 1830[1]
Species

15 recognized species, see article.

SpeciesEdit

Pareas contains the following species:[2][3]

Nota bene: A binomial authority in parentheses indicates that the species was originally described in a genus other than Pareas.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wagler J (1830). Natürliches System der AMPHIBIEN, mit vorangehender Classification der SÄUGTHIERE und VÖGEL. Ein Beitrag zur vergleichenden Zoologie. Munich, Stuttgart and Tübingen: J.G. Cotta. vi + 354 pp. + one plate. (Pareas, new genus, p. 181). (in German and Latin).
  2. ^ Pareas at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 12 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Pareas ". Dahms Tierleben. www.dahmstierleben.de