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Chilabothrus exsul (NETTING & GOIN, 1944)

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Higher TaxaBoidae (Boinae), Henophidia, Alethinophidia, Serpentes, Squamata (snakes) 
Subspecies 
Common NamesE: Abaco Island Boa
G: Abaco-Insel-Schlankboa 
SynonymEpicrates exsul NETTING & GOIN 1944: 71
Epicrates exsul — SCHWARTZ & HENDERSON 1991: 604
Epicrates exsul — MCDIARMID, CAMPBELL & TOURÉ 1999: 197
Chilabothrus exsul — REYNOLDS et al. 2013
Chilabothrus exsul — WALLACH et al. 2014: 273 
DistributionBahamas (Abaco Islands)

Type locality: Near Blackrock on the east coast of Great Abaco Island, Bahama Islands. Map legend:
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Reproductionviviparous 
TypesHolotype: CM 21408. 
CommentFor illustrations see Schwartz and Henderson, 1985; Mehrtens, 1987; Tolson, 1987. 
References
  • Akeret, B. 2008. Gefahrenpotenzial Riesenschlangen. Reptilia (Münster) 13 (72): 4-12 - get paper here
  • McDiarmid, R.W.; Campbell, J.A. & Touré,T.A. 1999. Snake species of the world. Vol. 1. Herpetologists’ League, 511 pp.
  • Mehrtens, J.M. 1987. Living snakes of the world in color. Sterling Publ. Co., hic., New York, NY: 480 pp.
  • Netting, M. G. and C. J. Goin. 1944. Another new boa of the genus Epicrates from the Bahamas. Annals of the Carnegie Museum 30: 71-76.
  • Reynolds, R. Graham; Alberto R. Puente-Rolón, Anthony J. Geneva, Kevin J. Aviles-Rodriguez, and Nicholas C. Herrmann 2016. Discovery of a Remarkable New Boa from the Conception Island Bank, Bahamas Breviora 549 (1): 1-19 - get paper here
  • Reynolds, R.G.; Matthew L. Niemiller; S. Blair Hedges; Alex Dornburg; Alberto R. Puente-Rolón; Liam J. Revell 2013. Molecular phylogeny and historical biogeography of West Indian boid snakes (Chilabothrus). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution
  • Schwartz, A. & Henderson, R.W. 1991. Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies. University of Florida Press, Gainesville, 720 pp.
  • Schwartz, A. and Henderson, R.W. 1985. A guide to the identification of the amphibians and reptiles of the West Indies exclusive of Hispaniola. Milwaukee Public Mus., 165 pp.
  • Tolson, P.J. 1987. Phylogenetics of the boid snake genus Epicrates and Caribbean vicariance theory. Occ. Pap. Mus. Zool. Univ. Michigan (715): 1-68.
  • Wallach, Van; Kenneth L. Williams , Jeff Boundy 2014. Snakes of the World: A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. Taylor and Francis, CRC Press, 1237 pp.
 
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