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Hispaniolan boas of the genus Epicrates (Serpentes, Boidae) and their Antillean relationships

Bruce R. Sheplan

Hispaniolan boas of the genus Epicrates (Serpentes, Boidae) and their Antillean relationships

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Published by Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West Indies
    • Subjects:
    • Epicrates -- Classification.,
    • Reptiles -- West Indies -- Classification.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHispaniolan boas of the genus Epicrates (Serpentes, Boidae) ...
      StatementBruce R. Sheplan and Albert Schwartz.
      SeriesAnnals of Carnegie Museum ;, v. 45, article 5, Annals of the Carnegie Museum ;, v. 45, article 5.
      ContributionsSchwartz, Albert, 1923- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS36 .P7 vol. 45, art. 5, QL666.O63 .P7 vol. 45, art. 5
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. 57-143 :
      Number of Pages143
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3907783M
      LC Control Number81470674

      The Atlas of Florida Plants provides a source of information for the distribution of plants within the state and taxonomic information. The website also provides access to a database and images of herbarium specimens found at the University of South Florida and other herbaria. The Hispaniolan Crestless Toad is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. The Dominican caribbean toad or hispaniolan crestless toad is a species of toad endemic to the Dominican Republic. Duttaphrynus - Duttaphrynus is a genus of true toads.


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Hispaniolan boas of the genus Epicrates (Serpentes, Boidae) and their Antillean relationships by Bruce R. Sheplan Download PDF EPUB FB2

(Homalochilus striatus, new species, pp. – + Plate II, Figures 2a & 2b). (in German). Sheplan BR, Schwartz A (). "Hispaniolan Boas of the genus Epicrates (Serpentes, Boidae) and their Antillean relationships".

Annals of Carnegie Museum of Natural History Class: Reptilia. Hispaniolan boas of the genus Epicrates (Serpentes, Boidae) and their Antillean relationships. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 45(5): Stull, O.G. Corrections to some recent papers on Neotropical snakes. (A reply to do Amaral, 33, 28,30, Z.R.

Bulletin of the Antivenin Institute of America 5: Tolson, P.J. Abstract. The boid genus Epicrates has a broad geographic distribution, including the islands of the Greater Antilles, the Bahamas, and Central and South America from Costa Rica southward through the Amazon Basin into northern Argentina.

Nearly every major island or bank in the Bahamas and western Caribbean contains an endemic species of Epicrates, yet in Central and South America only one Cited by: 6.

Hispaniolan boas of the genus Epicrates (Serpentes, Boidae) and their Antillean relationships. Ann. Carnegie Mus. Nat. Hist. Schwartz,A.

& Henderson,R.W. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, pp. Epicrates striatus at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 9 Mar   Hispaniolan boas of the genus Epicrates (Serpentes, Boidae) and their Antillean relationships.

Ann. Carnegie Mus. Nat. Hist. Schwartz,A. & Henderson,R.W. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, pp. Epicrates fordii at the New Reptile Database. Accessed on 8 Mar Vernacular.

Epicrates cenchria turned out to be more closely related to anacondas (Eunectes) than Caribbean Epicrates (striatus) according to molecular data from Noonan & Chippindale (). Distribution: Not in Costa Rica fide SAVAGE & BOLANOS (), nor in Names: E: Rainbow Boa, G: Rote Regenbogenboa.

Boas are sometimes reported from the other large Passage Island of Vieques, and interestingly an adult female Hispaniolan boa (C. striatus) was recently found there (Reynolds et al., b).

Diurnal Refugia and Novel Ecological Attributes of the Bahamian Boa, Epicrates striatus fowleri (Boidae) Article (PDF Available) in Caribbean Journal of Science 40(2) January with. NOTE: Round Island boas, (also called Mauritius snakes and splitjaw snakes) are no longer regarded as Boas (Boidae family) and are now in the Bolyeriidae family.

There were 2 species, one if which is believed to be extinct. Epicrates maurus GRAY 96 Cliftia fusca GRAY 99 O’Shea, M. The Book of Snakes. Ivy Press / Quarto Publishing Gardenal, C.N. and Chiaraviglio, M. Species Delimitation in the Continental Forms of the Genus Epicrates (Serpentes, Boidae) Integrating Phylogenetics and Environmental Niche Models.

PLoS One 6 (9 Comment: Synonymy mostly after PASSOS & FERNANDESHabitat: in open areas (savannahs) in Suriname. The Cuban Boa (Epicrates angulifer) is an endangered island-dwelling animal. It is found in holes and rock piles and Hispaniolan boas of the genus Epicrates book cultivated land.

They are primarily arboreal. They can reach a length of 6 m, being one of the larger species of boa of this genus. They may live up to 20 to 30 years. Basically this is the only book out there on the Amazon Tree author is eminently qualified to write this Henderson has spent better than 17 years in the field studying these snakes Hispaniolan boas of the genus Epicrates book you can tell it when you read the writes in an entertaining style and leaves you wanting to be read has a companion volume which is much longer and I will buy it hopefully in Cited by: 6.

Full text of "World Checklist of Threatened Amphibians and Reptiles" See other formats. Approximately Hispaniolan colubrid snakes representing six genera and eight species were examined for prey remains (Alsophis cantherigerus, Antillophis parvifrons, Darlingtonia haetiana, Hypsirhynchus ferox, Ialtris dorsalis, Uromacer catesbyi, U.

frenatus, and U. oxyrhynchus). The snakes were collected at many localities over a span of 80 by: 8. Kaleidoscopic Tree Boas: The Genus Corallus of Tropical America by Peter J. Stafford () [Peter J. Stafford;Robert W.

Henderson] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Will be shipped from US. Used books may not include companion materials, may have some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes/5(2). Hispaniolan Boa (Chilabothrus striatus) on Vieques Island, Puerto Rico.

Herpetology Notes 7: Reynolds, R.G., M.L. Niemiller, and L.J. Revell. Toward a Tree-of-Life for the boas and pythons: multilocus species-level phylogeny with unprecedented taxon sampling.

The Hispaniolan curlytail lizard (Leiocephalus schreibersii), also commonly known as the Hispaniolan khaki curlytail, the red-sided curly-tailed lizard, and Schreibers' curly-tailed lizard, is a common lizard species in the family species is native to the Caribbean, though an established introduced population can be found in southern : Reptilia.

The Hispaniolan Pewee breeds between March and June, like the majority of resident bird species on the island. Help complete this species.

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tion of the Hispaniolan dwarf twig species within the genus Anolis, and (3) in the This content downloaded from on Sun, 3 Aug PM All Cited by: The origins of the recently discovered Hispaniolan Olive-throated Parakeet: A phylogeographic perspective on a conservation conundrum Steven C.

Latta1, Andrea K. Townsend2,3 and Irby J. Lovette2 1National Aviary, Allegheny Commons West, Pittsburgh, PA Tel. ext. ; Fax ; e-mail: @ Wildscreen's Arkive project was launched in and grew to become the world's biggest encyclopaedia of life on Earth. With the help of over 7, of the world’s best wildlife filmmakers and photographers, conservationists and scientists, featured multi-media fact-files for more t endangered : Reptilia.

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Extremely close in appearance and size to P. leucophthalmus, and arguably conspecific, although possibly better regarded as a member of an enlarged P. leucophthalmus species-group; may form a species-pair with P. t race †maugei doubtfully distinct. One extant subspecies recognized.

Frankfurt: Edition Chimaira, Octavo, laminated boards, colour photographs, maps. Nine species comprise the arboreal boid genus Corallus. Combined, they range from Guatemala in northern Central America to southeastern Brazil in South America, and two species occur on islands in the West Indies.

Based on extensive fieldwork by the author extending over 25 years, observations from. Reptiles >> Squamata >> Boidae. The Boidae Family of Snakes.

The Boidae are a family of snakes that are commonly referred to as boas. This family includes some of the most well-known snakes in the world (boa constrictors, anacondas, etc.), as well as some lesser.

"Robert W. Henderson has conducted research on Neotropical treeboas for nearly 25 years, elucidating aspects of their natural history and monitoring changes in populations over time, emphasizing in particular how these snakes have adjusted in light of human-mediated changes to.

Hispaniolan Pewee cm; 11·5 g#R. Head and upperparts are greyish-olive, darkest on crown; wings and tail dusky, inconspicuous pale wingbars (often absent); throat grey, olive-brow. Providing information on animals and the beliefs surrounding them, the cultural contexts of their depiction, and the cultures to which they were important, Birds and Beasts of Ancient LatinAmerica will appeal to archaeologists, cultural historians, and anthropologists; to anyone interested in pre-Columbian art and mythology; and to modern-day.

HW vs in Hispaniolan T. hae- tianus; N = 14, including individuals smaller and larger than T hendersoni holotype), its pale head (dark in Hispaniolan T. haetianus), and the absence of a lateral head stripe (present in His- paniolan T.

haetianus). The dorsal scale row. pose of this work is to review the Hispaniolan fauna as a whole based on the study of a collection of nearly specimens. One genus and seven species are described as new to science and 11 species are cited for the first time for the island.

The total number of Pentatomidae species known from Hispaniola is here increased to From this. Hispaniolan Emerald Chlorostilbon swainsonii. Order: Caprimulgiformes; Family: Trochilidae; Monotypic Authors needed Sections Diet and Foraging Diet Information needed.

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A cobra in the Caribbean. No, the Hispaniolan brown racer, Haitiophis AA contributor Miguel Landestoy reports in the September issue of IRCF Amphibians & Reptiles, more than half of all prey consumed by these snakes were anoles (Miguel: which species?).The article is a comprehensive overview of the natural history of this little known species, including much data newly.

Conservation Genetics of the Jamaican Y ellow Boa (Epicrates subflavus) Athanasia C. Tzika & Michel C. Milinkovitch Laboratory of Evolutionary Genetics (IBMM - ULB), Belgium Susan Koenig W indsor Research Center, Jamaica Christophe Remy Museum of Natural History and V ivarium, Belgium More information and pictures at: The genus Choranthus is a biogeographically intriguing group of hesperiine skipper butterflies found in the West Indies.

Three species have been previously described from Hispaniola, yet two others occur on nearby Puerto Rico. In addition, Jamaica, Cuba, and the.

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Gallery of hispaniolan_lizard-cuckoo pictures submitted by photographers. Visit Animals Membership Science Education Support Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center About.RESEARCH ARTICLE Phylogeography and conservation of the endemic Hispaniolan Palm-Tanagers (Aves: Phaenicophilus) Nicholas D.

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