Trachyboa gularis

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Trachyboa gularis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Reptilia
Order: Squamata
Suborder: Serpentes
Family: Tropidophiidae
Genus: Trachyboa
Species: T. gularis
Binomial name
Trachyboa gularis
W. Peters, 1860

Trachyboa gularis, commonly known as the Ecuadorian eyelash boa, is a species of nonvenomous snake in the Tropidophiidae family.[1] It is endemic to Ecuador.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ McDiarmid RW, Campbell JA, Touré T. 1999. Snake Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference, Volume 1. Washington, District of Columbia: Herpetologists' League. 511 pp. ISBN 1-893777-00-6 (series). ISBN 1-893777-01-4 (volume).
  2. ^ "Trachyboa". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 29 August 2007. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Boulenger GA. 1893. Catalogue of the Snakes in the British Museum (Natural History). Volume I., Containing the Families ... Boidæ ... London: Trustees of the British Museum (Natural History). (Taylor and Francis, printers). xiii + 448 pp. + Plates I-XXVIII. (Trachyboa gularis, pp. 109–110).
  • Freiberg M. 1982. Snakes of South America. Hong Kong: T.F.H. Publications. 189 pp. ISBN 0-87666-912-7. (Trachyboa gularis, p. 88).
  • Jan G. 1861. Iconographie générale des Ophidiens. Deuxième livraison. Paris: Baillière. Index + Plates I-VI. (Trachyboa gularis, Plate II, Figure 3).
  • Peters W. 1860. "Eine neue Gattung von Riesenschlangen vor, welche von einem gebornen Preussen, Hrn. Carl Reiss, in Guayaquil nebst mehreren andern werthvollen Naturalien dem zoologischen Museum zugesandt worden ist ". Monatsberichte der Königlichen Preussischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Berlin 1860: 200-202. (Trachyboa gularis, new species). (in German).