Food habits of Anilius scytale (Serpentes: Aniliidae) in the Brazilian Amazonia. Gleomar F. Maschio; Ana Lúcia da C. Prudente; Francílio da S. Rodrigues. PDF | Information on the diet of Anilius scytale is provided based on the analysis of specimens from the Brazilian Amazonia. Deep in the Amazon rain forest there lives a fairly small, fairly obscure, red and black snake called Anilius scytale. It is banded, like many red.

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Males are smaller than females, which are viviparous, capable of giving birth to as many as 24 live young at a time. Acytale m in Venezuela Type locality: Anfibios y Reptiles [del Ecuador].

scytle Coral Cylinder Snakes G: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Aniliidae are a monotypic family [2] created for the monotypic genus Anilius [3] that contains the single species A. Aniliidae in the Brazilian Amazonia. Scientia Guaianae, Caracas, No. Views Read Edit View history. The defensive tail display of Anilius scytale Serpentes: Anilius scytale red pipesnake predation.

Herpetological Review 47 1: Marques de Souza Amphibien und Reptilien in Peru.

Anilius scytale

Saturday, February 28, Anilius: National Center for Biotechnology Information http: Anilius scytale Red Pipe Snake Diet. If you need to identify a snake, try the Snake Identification Facebook group.


The snakes of Trinidad and Tobago. Liste preliminaire des Serpents de la Guyane francaise. Newer Post Older Post Home. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. Retrieved from ” https: Cosenza, Ana Paula V. Patterns, biases and scjtale in the distribution and diversity of Neotropical snakes.

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Zoologia Curitiba, Impresso Only it knows if it’s lonely out there on such a long branch of the snake family tree. Contribution to the herpetofauna of the Venezuelan Guayana. Instead, its closest relatives appear to be the Neotropical Tropidophiidae. Catalogue of the snakes in the British Museum Nat. Reptarium The Reptile Database. Inthe great naturalist William Beebe wrote “This is a strange snake”, meaning that it’s not quite anilous any other snakes.

Amphibians and reptiles of Guyana, South America: MacCulloch, and Amy Lathrop It is alone in its family, Aniliidae. InMerian and her fifteen year-old daughter traveled to Surinam, where they spent the next two years studying and drawing the indigenous animals and plants, including several snakes.

Of all snakes, this one is the cleanest in color, being black, red, and yellow; others are grayish white, yellow, and brown with bodies that are more flattened.

Venezuela Bolivar ; Type locality: The amphibians and reptiles of Manu National Park and its buffer zone, Amazon basin and eastern slopes of the Andes, Peru. It spends most of ainlius time under ground or in the water. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata. Herpetological Review 33 1: A cladistic classification of primitive snakes based on skull structure.


Anilius Scientific classification Kingdom: It is considered to be the snake that most resembles the original and ancestral snake condition, such as a lizard-like skull. Merian’s text has not been translated into English, but I have taken a stab at translating her paragraph about snakes here:.

Nomenclatural notes on the snake names Scytale, Boa scytale, and Agkistrodon mokasen. Anilius Oken Molecular data and some morphological data, especially that of the soft anatomy of the lungs and reproductive systemsuggests that these two groups are each others’ closest relatives, and they are now placed together in the Amerophidia aka Anilioideathe basal-most lineage of alethinophidia, which was apparently isolated in South America during the split-up of west Gondwana.

Snake Species of the World: Considering that she died when Linnaeus was only 10 years old, it is all the more remarkable that her writings and drawings emphasize where organisms live and what they do rather than how they should be classified.