Dipsas variegata

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Dipsas variegata
Not evaluated (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Dipsadidae
Genus: Dipsas
Species: D. variegata
Binomial name
Dipsas variegata
(Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854)
Synonyms

Leptognathus variegatus Duméril, Bibron & Duméril, 1854

Dipsas variegata, the variegated snail-eater,[1] is a snake found in South America.[1] It is reported to feed almost exclusively on tree snails and slugs.

Dipsas trinitatis, the Trinidad snail-eater from Trinidad and Tobago, has sometimes been considered a subspecies of Dipsas variegata (Dipsas variegata trinitatis).[2][3]

Reproduction[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Dipsas variegata at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 14 January 2017.
  2. ^ Dipsas trinitatis at the Reptarium.cz Reptile Database. Accessed 14 January 2017.
  3. ^ Boos, Hans E.A. (2001). The snakes of Trinidad and Tobago. Texas A&M University Press, College Station, TX. ISBN 1-58544-116-3.