Eryx tataricus

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Eryx tataricus
Große Sandboa (Eryx tataricus).JPG
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Boidae
Genus: Eryx
Species: E. tataricus
Binomial name
Eryx tataricus
(Lichtenstein, 1823)

Eryx tataricus, known commonly as the Tartar sand boa, is a species of snake in the Boidae family.[1][2] It is found throughout the Middle and Far East.


  1. ^ "Eryx". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved August 16, 2010.
  2. ^ McDiarmid, Roy W., Jonathan A. Campbell, and T'Shaka A. Touré. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Washington, District of Columbia: Herpetologists' League. xi + 511 pp.