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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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Aniliidae in the Brazilian Amazonia. Saturday, February 28, Anilius: Nomenclatural notes on the snake names Scytale, Boa scytale, and Agkistrodon mokasen.

Structure, Function and Behavior of the World’s Snakes. Die Schlangen von Venezuela. Scientia Guaianae, Caracas, No.

It has a cylindrical body of uniform diameter and a very short tail; it is brightly banded in red sfytale black but without yellow bands ; reduced eyes lie beneath large head scales. Specimen medicum, exhibens synopsin reptilium emendatam cum experimentis circa venena et antidota reptilium austracorum, quod authoritate et consensu.

MacCulloch, and Amy Lathrop Women of Art and Science”. Posted by Andrew Durso at 8: Like most of her drawings, it shows aspects of the natural history and ecology of the organisms in it, and helped establish a style of scientific illustration that later inspired naturalists from Catesby to Audubon. Braz, Cristiano de C.


Contributions to the Anatomy of the Ophidia. Marques de Souza Zoologia Curitiba, Impresso A later version of the plate, recolored and with the eggs removed. Merian’s text has not been translated into English, but I have taken a stab at translating her paragraph about snakes here:.

If you need to identify a snake, try the Snake Identification Xnilius group. Web pages and scripting Jiri Hosek. Anilius scytale Linnaeus National Center for Biotechnology Scytzle http: Anilius Scientific classification Kingdom: Most of her drawings, which she sketched from life on vellum and later engraved herself on copper plates, depict the life cycles of insects and their plant hosts, which she raised in captivity.

It is non-venomous, and its diet consists mainly of amphibians and other reptiles. It is alone in its family, Aniliidae. The amphibians and reptiles of Manu National Park and its buffer zone, Amazon basin and eastern slopes of the Andes, Peru. Patterns, biases and prospects anklius the distribution and diversity of Neotropical snakes.

Males are smaller than females, which are viviparous, capable of giving birth to as many as 24 live young at a time. It is reported to be ovoviviparous and feeds on beetlescaecilians burrowing amphibiansamphisbaenids legless lizardssmall fossorial snakesfishand frogs.

Anilius – Wikipedia

Winding to and fro: A remarkable specimen of the genus Anilius Serpentes: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Commons category link is on Wikidata.

Cosenza, Ana Paula V. Tweet Please submit feedback about this entry to the curator. Venezuela Bolivar ; Type locality: Contribution to the herpetofauna of the Venezuelan Guayana.


Inthe great naturalist William Beebe wrote “This is a strange snake”, meaning that it’s not quite like any other snakes. The Aniliidae are a monotypic family [2] created for the monotypic genus Anilius [3] that contains the aniliuus species A.

Anilius scytale

Herpetological Review 47 scjtale Rare colour aberration or a new species? Retrieved from ” https: Aniliidae Stejneger Anomalepididae Gerrhopilidae Leptotyphlopidae Typhlopidae Xenotyphlopidae. They lay many small ones. Natural history of snakes in forests of the Manaus region, Central Amazonia, Brazil. BMC Evolutionary Biology The biology of an equatorial herpetofauna in Amazonian Ecuador.

Snake biologists have used the term “pipesnake” to refer to any of three different lineages of snakes: Snake Species of the World: Washington, District of Columbia: The head and the tail of this snake, the Amphisbona, are the same shape and size, but you can tell which is the head because it has a mouth and small eyes, whereas the tail does not.

Newer Post Older Post Home. Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 4: On the rictal structures of some snakes. Snake species of the world.