Imantodes phantasma Myers, 1982

Blunt-headed vine snake, Phantasma tree snake



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Myers, C. W. (1982). Blunt-headed vine snakes (Imantodes) in Panama, including a new species and other revisionary notes. American Museum Novitates (2738): 1-40.


Other references:

Ibáñez, R., Jaramillo, C., Richman, N. & Böhm, M. (2013). Imantodes phantasma. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T176821A1448783. Downloaded on 10 February 2018.

Köhler, G. 2003. Reptiles of Central America. Herpeton, Germany.

Medina-Rangel, Guido Fabian, Cárdenas-Arévalo, Gladys and Rentería-M., Luis Eladio. (2018). Rediscovery and first record of the Phantasma Tree Snake, [i]Imantodes phantasma[/i] Myers, 1982 (Serpentes, Colubridae), in Colombia. Check List 14(1): 237-242.

Wilson, L.D., Townsend, J.H. and Johnson, J.D. (eds). (2010). Conservation of Mesoamerican Amphibians and Reptiles. pp. 816. Eagle Mountain Publishing, Eagle Mountain, Utah.


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