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Chilabothrus schwartzi (Buden, 1975)

Crooked-Acklins boa

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Epicrates chrysogaster schwartzi Buden, 1975 (original combination); Chilabothrus chrysogaster schwartzi (Buden, 1975)

 

Conservation Status

Rediscovered

 

Distribution

Crooked-Acklins Bank, Bahamas (southern)

 

Biology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Buden, D. W. 1975. Notes on Epicrates chrysogaster (Serpentes: Boidae) of the Southern Bahamas, with description of a new subspecies. Herpetologica 31: 167-177.

 

Other references:

Reynolds, R. Graham et al. (2018). Rediscovery and a Redescription of the Crooked-Acklins Boa, Chilabothrus schwartzi (Buden, 1975), Comb. Nov. Breviora 558: 1-16. [Abstract]

https://www.citizen-times.com/story/news/local/2018/03/16/unc-asheville-prof-rediscovers-snake-species-not-previously-seen-alive/432541002/

https://www.greenantilles.com/rare-boa-species-rediscovered-bahamas/

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/23211/chilabothrus-schwartzi

 

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