Corallus grenadensis

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Corallus grenadensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Boidae
Genus: Corallus
Species: C. grenadensis
Binomial name
Corallus grenadensis
(Barbour, 1914)
Synonyms
  • Boa grenadensis - Barbour, 1914
  • Corallus grenadensis - Henderson, 1997[1]
Common names: Grenadian tree boa.

Corallus grenadensis is a non-venomous boa species found in the Grenadines. No subspecies are currently recognized.[2]

Description[edit]

A species with a variable color pattern, it is found in a wide range of habitats, but is mainly encountered in drier scrublands and wet rainforests. Rarely found in captivity.[3]

Geographic range[edit]

Found in the Grenadines, including Bequia Island, Ile Quatre, Baliceaux, Mustique, Canouan, Maryeau, Union Island and Carriacou and Grenada. The type locality given is "St. George's, Grenada."[1]

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References[edit]

  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. ^ "Corallus grenadensis". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 5 July 2008. 
  3. ^ "Kaleidoscopic Tree Boas: The Genus Corallus of Tropical America". Peter J. Stafford and Robert W. Henderson ISBN 0-89464-975-2. Retrieved 2007-05-19.